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.

Warrant Meetings

This year the LWV-Needham hosted two separate Warrant Meetings in preparation for the 2017 Annual Town Meeting. If Town Meeting Members missed these meetings, the following information may be helpful.

May 2017 Annual Town Meeting information page which includes a link to the warrant.

May 2017 Special Town Meeting information page which includes a link to the warrant. All elected Town Meeting Members should have received their warrants in the mail last week.

Thursday, April 13, 7:30 p.m.
Broadmeadow School

This meeting was held in conjunction with the Planning Board and presented information on the eight proposed zoning bylaw amendments resulting from the Large House Review Study. We encourage Town Meeting Members to watch The Needham Channel's video of this meeting.

Annual Town Meeting starts on Monday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. at Powers Hall, Needham Town Hall.

Needham Town Election Results

Election results can be found at the Town Clerk's website.

We encourage ALL Town Meeting Members to become informed in advance of Town Meeting by reading their warrants and watching the video of the April 13 meeting.

Affordable Health Care for Our Communities: Still at Risk?

On April 20, the LWV-Needham hosted a healthcare forum. Topics presented included:
Impact on Healthcare in Our Region
Implications for Medicare
Implications for Medicaid
Physicians' Perspective and What's Happening Now

Watch the Needham Channel's video of this forum.