Making Democracy Work

Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport...Get Involved!

The League of Women Voters of Scarsdale is a nonpartisan, political organization with a rich history spanning over 90 years in the Scarsdale community. We encourage you to join us as we work to promote democracy and political responsibility at the local, state and national levels through voter education, issue advocacy and the active participation of citizens.
LWVS sponsored a well-attended Q&A session with the School Board and Administration on September 8, 2014

A lot is Happening at LWVS!

  • On Monday, September 29, 2014, at 9:30 AM, the League of Women Voters of Scarsdale will hold a general membership meeting at Scarsdale Village Hall, third floor, to discuss the contemplated Scarsdale Schools $16.72M bond referendum. The School Board is scheduled to vote on the general terms of the referendum on October 6th. Members of the School Board and Superintendent Thomas Hagerman will attend the membership meeting and take Q & A. The general membership meeting is open to the public. Thereafter beginning at 10:30 AM, there will be a League consensus meeting, at which League members will come to consensus on whether the League supports the referendum as outlined by the School Board at its Board meeting on September 8th. Only League members may participate in the consensus discussion. For more information, please contact Mary Beth Evans at

  • The October 6th LWVS Fall Membership Coffee is a great opportunity to meet or reconnect with League members, learn what the League does and how you can get involved. All current and prospective members welcome! Immediately following the coffee there will be an information meeting on the Village's proposed fall leaf collection program. Please join us at 35 Bradford Rd, Scarsdale at 9:15am for the coffee and stay for the information meeting will follow at 10:15am. RSVP to Janice Starr at

  • Aakif K. Ahmad, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Convergence Center for Policy Resolution will speak on "Solving Gridlock: How to Turn Conflict into Cooperation and Find Breakthrough Solutions to America's Most Urgent Challenges" at the LWVS Food for Thought Luncheon. The Luncheon will start at 11:45am on Friday, October 17, 2014 at The Scarsdale Golf Club. Tickets are $40 ($45 after October 13). For tickets and more information, please see our Event Tickets page.

  • Join the LWVS and make a positive difference in our community. To learn more about the many benefits of joining LWVS, please click here or press the red button below. You can join or renew your membership through PayPal or by check. To learn about donating to LWVS click here. The League thrives on your support!

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"Victory Postponed. Regular Meeting Next Thursday" the interesting story of Scarsdale's Suffragists