Voter Education and Registration Efforts Ramping Up for Election Season

by Raechel Garafalo, LWVSPA Voter Service Chair In preparation for the August 30th primary election, the Leagues of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area and North Pinellas County are working to produce the League’s 2016 Pinellas County Voter Guide

Informed Voting and Civic Engagement is Paramount this Year

by Raechel Garafalo, LWVSPA Voter Service Chair     Our 2016 elections in Florida carry particular significance for a couple of reasons. First, the new district maps will place more state Senate seats on the ballot than in years past, potentially changing (slightly) the

2016 Voter Service Committee

2016 Voter Service Committee Voter Service Chair: Raechel Garafalo View archive for this committee To volunteer, contact office@lwvspa.org  View committee updates below Voter Service is a longstanding educational League committee with a tremendous scope of activity and responsibility for the

“Use Your Voice” inspires fans to vote

“Use Your Voice Tour 2016” launched its first of 37 concerts on Friday evening, February 12, at St. Petersburg’s  Mahaffey Theater. GRAMMY® Award-winning singer and songwriter Patty Griffin has teamed with fellow artists Sara Watkins and Anaïs Mitchell for a

South Pasadena Candidate Forum

South Pasadena Candidate Forum The League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area conducted the 2016 South Pasadena Candidate Forum on Wednesday evening, February 10th.   The forum facilitated written questions from the audience for the two mayoral candidates Dan Calabria

Vamos A Votar en el día 31 de Agosto de Primaria

English Version Vamos A Votar en el día 15 de Marzo de Primaria de Preferencia Presidencial Las respuestas a las preguntas comunes de votantes 1.       Caso de Estudio:  Yo soy un demócrata, pero yo he visto todos los debates republicanos  y

Gulfport Candidate Forum brings out SRO audience

View video for this forum Gulfport Candidate Forum brings out SRO audience The League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area conducted the 2016 Gulfport Candidate Forum for a standing-room-only audience on a rainy Thursday evening, February 4.  Two 45-minute segments allowed questions

Be Ready To Vote in the August 30th Primary

Be Ready To Vote Answers to Common Voter Questions   (Go to Spanish version)      1.   Case Study: I’m a Democrat, but I want to  vote for a Republican nominee.  Can I? No and yes.  If you change your

LWVs visit SOE Office October 28th

The Supervisor of Elections Office, under the direction of Deborah Clark, Supervisor of Elections, invited the League of Women Voters of North Pinellas County and the St. Petersburg Area to observe firsthand the actual process on Wednesday, October 28, at

Local Leagues visit six campuses on NVRD

Tampa Bay members of the League of Women Voters geared up to participate in National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) on Tuesday, September 22. St. Petersburg Area League members were available on the USF campus at the University Student Center (USC)