Voter Services is at the core of what we do as the League of Women Voters! The team’s goal is to support voters at all stages of their voting cycle, from registration to voter education to voter protection.
The Voter Services team oversees the following activities:
- Voter registration
- Candidate forums
- Voter Guide
- Voter & election protection
- Speakers’ bureau (including online training about voting by mail)
How to Get Involved with LWVSPA’s Voter Services Team
To get involved with the Voter Services team, contact:
- Voter registration: Maryellen Gordon
- Candidate forums and speakers: Robin Davidov
- Voter Guide: Marti Moorfield & Caitlin Constantine
- Voter and election protection: Amy Keith & Caitlin Constantine
Our volunteers have a positive impact on the community by:
- Registering citizens to vote.
- Identifying other community organizations & individuals interested in promoting an informed and active electorate.
- Promoting voter turnout on Election Day, with special focus on groups with historically low turnout.
- Partnering with community organizations to Get Out The Vote (GOTV).
- Educating the community on basic registration and voting information.
- Providing key election dates and deadlines.
- Informing the public about changes in election law.
- Surveying local and state candidates for their responses to issue-based questions for publication in our nonpartisan Voter Guide.
- Researching all sides of local ballot issues and creating “yes vote” and “no vote” analysis statements for publication in the Voter Guide.
- Conducting candidate forums, observing state and national League guidelines to assure fairness and impartiality.
- Serving as non-partisan poll monitors outside of polling places on Election Day.
Resources for Pinellas County Voters
Here the information you’ll need to vote in Pinellas County:
- Register to vote online at RegisterToVoteFlorida.gov
- Check your voter registration status
- Request and track your mail ballot at VotePinellas.com/VoteByMail
- Educate yourself about the candidates with our Voter Guide
If it’s Election Day and you have a question that need an immediate answer, call the LWVSPA office at 727-295-5255 and trained volunteers will be available to help.
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