Montgomery County, VA

Montgomery County, VA

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization of women and men that encourages informed and active participation in government. It works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy. It does not support or endorse any political party or candidate.

Anyone over 16 may become a voting member of the League. A person who joins a local League also becomes a member at the national and state levels.

See the  PDF icon2018–19 Year in Review for the League in Montgomery County, VA. Look in your "downloads" folder for the copy.

Download a copy of the PDF icon2019 Voter Guide: General Assembly, County Board of Supervisors, School Board, Christiansburg Town Council

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Event Date: 
Oct 17 2019 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Board of Supervisors Meeting Room

The Board of Supervisors races include

Event Date: 
Oct 10 2019 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Christiansburg Town Council Chambers

Incumbents Harry Collins, Henry Showalter, and Samuel Bishop and challengers Johana Hicks and Deveron Milne will participate.

Event Date: 
Oct 2 2019 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Blacksburg Municipal Building

Panel discussion:

Virginia is ranked the second hardest state in which to vote. Why? What are the implications? Three Virginia Tech faculty members will analyze reasons and consequences. See more.

Free and open to the public.

 Wednesday, October 2, 2019  7-8:30 pm     Scroll down to see video link

Blacksburg Municipal Building

When the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder limited the reach of the Voting Rights Act in 2013, some states enacted a number of voting requirements that increased the difficulty of voting. In a 2018 publication, researchers ranked Virginia the second hardest state in which to vote; only in Mississippi is it harder.

Event Date: 
Nov 5 2019 (All day)

Deadline to register or update your address: October 15