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members of the 19th Amendment Celebration Committee

19th Amendment Committee members

Members of the 19th Amendment Celebration Planning Committee pose in their sashes.  Check out their website page for information on the many events that they have planned.  

19th Amendment Celebration Planning Committee webpage
speakers for the forum on Funding of Public Education, pt 2

LWVSC holds second forum on the funding of public education in DE

Speakers for the second forum:  Neil Kirschling of the Rodel Foundation, Richard Morse of the Community Legal Aid Society, and Mark Steele of Indian River School District.

click for article on the forum
students at DTCC register to vote

LWVSC registers new voters on National Voter Registration Day

The LWVSC held a voter registration event at Del Tech Georgetown, registering 60 new voters.

Gwen Miller, new president of the LWVSCDE

new LWVSC president

Gwendolyn Miller, newly elected president of the League of Women Voters of Sussex County, helped man a voter registration table for the League at the Juneteenth Celebration in Georgetown on June 15th.

Carol Jones & Sue Claire Harper

LWVDE Co-Presidents

On June 1, 2019, two Sussex League members, Carol Jones and Sue Claire Harper, were elected co-Presidents of the League of Women Voters of Delaware.

photo of attendees at National Popular Vote panel discussion

LWVSC holds National Popular Vote panel discussion

The League of Women Voters along with the ACLU and Common Cause of Delaware held a panel discussion on the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact at Sussex County Council Chambers on 3/3/19. UPDATE:  The Delaware Legislature passed the NPV bill on 3/14/19. 

photo of audience for Clean Drinking Water forum

Clean Drinking Water forum

The Environment and Natural Resources Committee of the League of Women Voters of Sussex County held two forums and an Expo on the issue of clean drinking water in Sussex County, Delaware.  See their website page for links to local environmental groups, issues, and events.  

Environment & Natural Resources Committee

Sussex County, Delaware

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County, DE (LWVSCDE) is a nonpartisan educational organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters of Sussex County, DE is NOT for women only.    


photo of Mary Church Terrell
Event Date: 
Feb 22 2020 - 11:00am
Event location: 

Seaford Public Library

LWVSCDE and the Sussex County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta will present a documentary on Mary Church Terrell, an African American educator, writer, suffragist, and civil rights activist. Read more for details and how to register for the event.

Celebrating 100 years, 19th Amendment
Event Date: 
Feb 22 2020 - 1:00pm
Event location: 

Lewes Public Library

The LWVSC will hold a book discussion on "The Women's Hour" as part of the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of women's right to vote. "Read more" for details and the link to reserve your seat.

2020 Census PSA: Is My 2020 Census Data Safe

Do you have questions about the safety of the information that you will provide in completing the 2020 census?

image of the article

2020 Census Information provided here. "Read more" to learn about the importance of an accurate census and how you can help.

suffragists march
Event Date: 
Mar 8 2020 - 3:00pm
Event location: 

The Circle

Spread the word! The LWVSC is participating in The Freeman Stage's Women's Celebration March, celebrating International Women's Day at The Circle in Georgetown. For more information and registration info, click on "Read more".

photo of sweatshirt, tote and mug with LWVDE logo

Check out apparel, tote bags, coffee mugs, etc., with the LWVDE logo and listing of the three local Leagues (New Castle, Kent, and Sussex). Delaware A portion of the proceeds from the sales support promotion of Read more for details and the link.

2020 Census PSA

Watch this new public service announcement to learn options for responding to the 2020 Census. Click on "Read more" for the link to the PSA.

Student membership deal, join for $5

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County has a 2019 membership deal for students. Join now for only $5.