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Meet the Candidates

CancelledSaratoga Springs Candidate Forum is canceled

Please note that the Candidate Forum on 10/23/17 for the candidates in the City of Saratoga Springs has been cancelled because of the school lockdown at the Saratoga Springs High School venue.

The next Candidate Forum is as follows:

Town of Wilton - Wednesday, Oct. 25

Candidate Information

Check the League's Vote411 for information on candidates including biographies and their views on the issues.

  • Use the list of races by town/city to find the candidates
  • Enter your address or use your location to get a customized list of candidates who will be on your ballot.

100 yearsSaratoga County Commemorates 100 Years of Suffrage

Board of Supervisors Commemorates the 100th Anniversary of Women Voting in NY State

The Saratoga County Board of Supervisors passed Resolution 234-2017 on Oct. 17, 2017 commemorating the 100th anniversary of women voting in New York State

Support for the Proposed New Charter for Saratoga Springs

The League of Women Voters of Saratoga County announces its support for the proposed new charter for Saratoga Springs. The board of LWVSC took this position of support for the proposed new charter at its September board meeting, deciding that it met the requirements of the position on the Governance of Local Governments adopted in April, 2017. The membership reached that consensus following a study of local governments begun May 30, 2015.

Hands-on work to safeguard democracy

In this past year, the LWV of Saratoga County worked hard to make democracy work. Check out the 2016-2017 Steering Committee Report.

You can be part of a grass roots network of women and men in communities across the country. Here in Saratoga, we are actively involved in making democracy work. We conduct candidate forums, provide voter registration information to local High School seniors, produce an online Voters' Guide, and lobby on many important issues in Albany.

Because your local membership dues also enroll you at the state and national League levels only a small portion of the dues stay here in Saratoga County. We work hard to write grants and raise funds to support our events and activities, so we have been able to keep our dues at the same level for the past four years. Join our vibrant group!

Aside from membership, you can stand with us and support our efforts by making a donation to support our activities.

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