Report from Election Day

Adopt A Precinct

Nov. 10— Winter Park, FL— The League of Women Voters of Orange County is part of the  “Adopt-A-Precinct (AAP)” program. It is always a fun and educational opportunity for League members to handle a busy precinct on Election Day. Check with your Supervisor of Elections to see

No on 1 Press Conference

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November 3— Press conference in Orlando for NO ON ONE: Co-organized by League of Women Voters, Sierra Club and Organize Now! Great teamwork, with several organizations and speakers doing an outstanding job of working together for SOLAR and AGAINST UTILITIES

Voter Registration Deadline Extended By One Week

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Oct. 12— Tallahassee— Voter Registration Deadline Extended By One Week A judge called it “irrational” for Florida to reject the idea of extending its voter registration deadline, which has been extended by ONE week today because of Hurricane Matthew, after the League of Women Voters of

Don’t Be Fooled by Utility-Backed Solar Amendment


Don’t Be Fooled by Utility-Backed Solar Amendment By Paula Dockery Polls consistently show the overwhelming majority of Floridians have a positive view of solar energy, yet the Sunshine State lags behind many states in solar power. One obstacle has been

Government help needed to protect public from Zika


Sept. 19, 2016— Fears of Zika have been buzzing in my ears and mind like the hungry mosquito that is spreading the Zika throughout Florida. I am concerned for the young people and my own children who are planning to

Guest Blog: We Need You to Speak Up for Florida Forever


Sept. 17— Guest Blog— We Need You to Speak Up for Florida Forever by Gladys Delgadillo, Florida Conservation Coalition Senator Bob Graham, the Florida Conservation Coalition, and Florida Blue invite you to attend Speak Up for Florida Forever, a festival

Leaders Launch Campaign Opposing Utility-Backed Amendment 1

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Tuesday Sept. 7— Tallahassee, Fla. — Opposition to utility-backed solar proposal spans political spectrum Today on a statewide conference call, a broad and diverse coalition of leaders presented a united front opposing a utility-backed proposal appearing on November’s ballot as Amendment 1. Republicans,

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