League of Women Voters | Rochester Metropolitan Area, Rochester, NY
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LWV-RMA is in full election-mode!

  • We have more voter registration events than ever

  • The Fair Election Practices Campaign 2016 is active and the Pledge Signing/Press Conference will be on Wednesday, September 7th at noon in the Atrium of the Monroe County Office Building. Everyone is invited to attend this event.

  • Invitations for Vote 411 have been sent to all candidates and responses are coming in. Primary races will be live on Thursday, September 1.

First Friday's are back!

It's been a long, hot summer! Get recharged with League friends at:
First Friday
September 2, 11 - 1
I-Square in Irondequoit

If you've never joined us, you can come and leave as it fits your schedule; have a cup of coffee or a meal, it's up to you.

September Forum: The Upcoming Elections

Co-Sponsored with the National Council of Jewish Women


Dr. Timothy Kneeland, Chair and Professor of History and Political Science at Nazareth College

Are the issues being obscured by the media focus on the personalities of the candidates at the top of the 2 main parties’ slates?  What about the down-ballot races – the ones that affect our day-to-day lives the most?  And what are the issues that matter to us this year?

Dr. Kneeland will focus on these and other important questions as we prepare to cast our votes on November 8.

Thursday, September 22
Peace Theater in the Arts Center
Nazareth College (parking in lots A or B)

Click here to register

Voter Services Opportunities

Remember:  Encouraging Registration and Participation is an Interactive Activity

It’s Fun !!!     Try It!

Consider Signing Up For:

  • Rochester Voter Alliance Voter Registration Events to register underrepresented groups, from June 1 - September 30
  • Red Cross blood drives
  • Orientation sessions at Monroe Community College Damon and Brighton campuses and SUNY Brockport
  • National Voter Registration Day activities at Susan B. Anthony House, Saturday, September 24
  • Center for Disabilities Candidate Forum, tentatively October 12
  • Naturalization ceremonies encouraging our new citizens to use their vote, twice monthly

Training will be provided. You are never on your own, we always work in pairs.

If you are interested in participating in any of these voter registration opportunities, send an email to info@lwv-rma.org or call 585-262-3730

Rochester Area Community Foundation Philanthropy Celebration Luncheon

Thursday, September 22 at 11:30 am
Convention Center

RACF funds our popular “Who Represents You” brochure.

If you would like to attend the luncheon, either call 585.262.3730 to make your reservation and send your check for $55 to P.O. Box 10573, Rochester,14610 or make your reservation and pay via PayPal.


Our own YouTube channel

The League of Women Voters of the Rochester Metropolitan Area proudly announces that we have our own YouTube channel where you can view our past forums.


The League is a nonpartisan, political organization which encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League is NOT limited to women — men can join in the fight as well.


League of Women Voters of New York State July Voter is now available.

Do you want the inside story of what's happening in Albany? Read the Capitol Beat blog, written by Barbara Bartoletti, LWVNYS Legislative Director, and Jennifer Wilson, LWVNYS Director of Policy and Program



P.O. Box 10573 · Rochester, NY · 14610
585.262.3730 · info@lwv-rma.org