Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
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Tonight the League is hosting our Candidates’ Forum for the Port Washington Public Library Board of Trustees League to which this content belongs: Port Washington-Manhasset
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The incumbent has served in this position for 15 years. New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli got his start in politics at 18 when elected to the Mineola School Board in the 1970s. The point was made to James Duncan, the incumbent Port Washington police commissioner, as he met voters Tuesday night at Weber Middle...
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‘You Have the Right to Vote, Don’t You?’ is the subject of at Oct. 20 discussion at the Manhasset Library. Submitted by the League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset. What has been happening to voter access and to voting rights across the country? This will be the focus of a program, titled “You Have...
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On Friday, Jan. 29, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth will deliver her third State of the Town address at 1:15 p.m. at the The clubhouse at Harbor Links, located at 1 Fairway Dr. in Port Washington. The address is open to the public and free of charge. Supervisor Bosworth, who was recently re-elected to...
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August 22, 2016 – The League Of Women Voters Evolves January 11, 2016 – Bosworth To Give State Of The Town Address October 14, 2014 – The Threat to Voting Rights: A League of Women Voters Port Washington-Manhasset Program  ‘You Have the Right to Vote, Don’t You?’ is the subject of at Oct. 20 discussion...
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Do you believe in the right to vote? If so, the League of Women Voters (LWV) has made major changes to its organization which opens up myriad opportunities for all. The age requirement for membership in the LWV of Port Washington-Manhasset has been lowered to 16 years from 18 years. The League of Women Voters...
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Welcome New Members Jeany E. – East Meadow Fran W. – East Meadow & Returnees to League Roberta R. – Jericho Mignon S. – Freeport
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Election Day History January 7, 1789 – The first electors were chosen for the first US presidential election. February 4, 1789 – George Washington was elected president. January 23, 1845 – By the act of Congress, the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November was designated as Election Day for presidential elections. Why November?...
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The Perils of Plastic Pollution “Ocean plastic pollution threatens the viability of critical marine ecosystems, and plastics never go away. Instead, they break down into smaller and smaller pieces, which act as magnets for harmful pollutants. When eaten by fish, some of those chemical-laden microplastics can work their way up the food chain and into...
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Political Parties Although there are hundreds of political parties in the United States, only certain parties qualify to have the names of their candidates for office printed on election ballots. In order to qualify for ballot placement, a party must meet certain requirements that vary from state to state. For example, in some states, a...
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