Making Democracy Work

A Voice For Citizens, A Force For Change

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government at all levels. We do this with Voters Service activities providing nonpartisan information and programs to the public, and advocacy activities on issues we have studied.
Meet candidates for the JCC Board of Supervisors, and learn why they want your votes. Bring questions.
Jamestown Candidates: Jim Icenhour (D), Tom Phillips (R).
Powhatan Candidates: Michael Hipple (I), Joe Swanenburg (R).
The incumbent Michael Hipple will be running as an Independent.
2017 fall candidate forum announcement

Fall Membership Event: September 19, 2017

Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. William A. Hazel, Jr. addressed the fall membership meeting (September 19, 2017). The League is spearheading a study on Behavioral Health so Sec. Hazel focused his remarks on behavioral health, particularly the opioid epidemic. Shown here with Mary Schilling, President, left, and Anne Smith, Vice President. Read more about Dr. William Hazel
Dr. William Hazel with League President Mary Schilling and Vice President Anne Smith