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We ask candidates where they stand

Between now and November, candidates for many offices will be asking for your vote. But they must do their part to earn those votes.

In recent weeks, at universities across the country, peaceful demonstrators have been arrested while protesting events in the Middle East. In some parts of the country, the public has begun to attack …

Vote in the Pa. Primary if you can

Tuesday, April 23 is Pennsylvania’s primary day. The PA Primary is where citizens currently registered as either Republicans or Democrats choose candidates who will represent their respective …

Are you ready for April 23?

Tuesday, April 23 is Pennsylvania’s primary election. In this election, citizens registered as either Republicans or Democrats will choose which of the candidates put forth by the two political …

The League of Women Voters of Bucks County will present “The ABC’s of Civics” at the Mercer Museum, 84 S. Pine St., Doylestown, from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21.

Primer on the PA Primary

Pennsylvania’s primary election will be Tuesday, April 23. The purpose of a primary election is to decide which candidates will represent each of the two main political parties in the November …

Advocating for a better America

One hundred and four years ago, on Feb. 14 1920, the League of Women Voters was formed, six months before winning the fight for Women’s Suffrage. Its founders were those who had spent the previous …

Voter turnout — readers weigh in

In several recent columns in this newspaper, the League of Women Voters has addressed the issue of poor voter turnout. Last month we invited readers to help us identify ways to encourage better voter …

In the November 2023 municipal election, “we the people” made our decisions about who would represent us. We voted for commissioners and row officers, township and borough officials, judicial …

Arcadia University’s primary professor of American politics and government has been named the next executive director of the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania.

1. The League of Women Voters is an outgrowth of the Suffrage Movement. First proposed in Congress in 1878, the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, was passed in 1919 and ratified in …

As we enter another election cycle it is important that we acknowledge the unsung heroes who help to make our democracy work: the behind-the-scenes election administrators, volunteers, election …

Few would argue that well-informed voters are vitally necessary for democracy to survive and thrive. Only well-informed voters have a chance to consistently make rational decisions on what/who can …

Here’s how to get ready for Nov. 7

What’s happening on Nov. 7? “We, the People” will be voting in the Fall 2023 General Municipal Election. We will be deciding who will represent us in a variety of state (judges), county, …

What is VOTE411?

When members of the League of Women Voters ask people if they know about VOTE411, they frequently get a blank stare. This online voter information and election resource is probably the league’s best kept secret …

The previous League of Women Voters article in the Bucks County Herald (published June 15) addressed the issue of whether the Pennsylvania primary elections should remain closed or should be opened. …

Countdown to the May 16 Municipal Primary

The municipal primary election is Tuesday, May 16. Here are some questions voters may have ...

We all need to vote on May 16

On Tuesday May 16, “we the people” of Bucks County will select the candidates who will represent the Republican and Democratic parties in the upcoming November municipal election for county, …

At the risk of being compared to the church preacher who, upon looking down from his pulpit and seeing a standing-room-only congregation rather than praising everyone in attendance, chose to chastise …

In an effort to provide voters with a closer look at candidates for the Central Bucks School Board, the county’s branch of the League of Women Voters invited the 11 candidates to participate in …

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