Making Democracy Work

Because democracy is not a spectator sport

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Climate Reality Project presentation

Monday, October 27
7:00 p.m.
Needham Public Library Community Room

Quentin Prideaux, a representative from the Climate Reality Project, will review the basics of climate change, what the risks are, and what we can do about it.

After the presentation, enjoy light refreshments and visit educational tables set up in the room. This program is co-sponsored by Green Needham Collaborative and the Needham League of Women Voters.

This event is free and open to the public.

Candidate Forum: Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex State Senate District

Tuesday, October 28
7:00 p.m.
John Eliot School, 135 Wellesley Ave., Needham, MA

The League of Women Voters of Needham, Natick, Wayland and Wellesley are hosting a Candidate Forum with incumbent Richard Ross (Republican) and challenger Dylan Hayre (Democrat), who are running for the Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex District State Senate seat. The Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex District includes Needham precincts A, B, C, I and J.

The flyer includes additional information.

This forum is free and open to the public.

Election Day ~ Tuesday, November 4

Visit the LWV-Needham Online Voters Guide for everything you need to know about candidate races and ballot questions for this upcoming election.

Sunday, October 19, the LWV of Concord-Carlisle hosted a Candidates' Forum (which LWV-Needham co-sponsored) with the three candidates for State Treasurer and the three candidates for State Auditor. You can watch a video on demand of the forum at Community Television for Concord Carlisle.