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Voter Registration Booth with LWV and "Vote!" signs

Welcome to the League of Women Voters of New Castle County

Yes, we do voter registration, but we are also about so much more...

An auditorium full of people taking the new citizen's oath

LWVNCC - New Citizen Ceremonies

Our local League provides information on voting and elections to all newly naturalized citizens in Delaware

A League member helps a voter at a folding table outdoors in front of a food truck

LWVNCC - Voter Registration

Marj helps a voter at a village fair. We register voters at schools, libraries and community events

Poster with flag design reading "QUESTIONS ABOUT VOTING?"

LWVNCC - VOTE411 online voter's guide helps voters learn about the candidates before heading to the ballot box

A group of people holding "Great Decisions" discussion guides

LWVNCC - Community Education Programs

Our Great Decisions discussion group follows a standard annual Foreign Policy Association program

People at a luncheon, open computer, presentation notes

LWVNCC - Community Education Programs

Our monthly Hot Topic Luncheons are very popular! Here, Peggy and John prepare to speak

Three people stand in front of a presentation screen "presented by LWV New Castle County"

LWVNCC - Community Education Programs

Our LWVNCC TED Discussion series has a small but enthusiastic following

Woman and man standing outdoors in city, man wearing "March for our..." t-shirt

LWVNCC - Taking Action

As individuals and as a League, we make a stand for positive change

A group of women wearing purple and with "Delaware Women!" buttons facing camera, man with back to camera

LWVDE - Advocacy Corps meets Governor Carney

Our LWVDE Advocacy Corps advocates for legislation based on our consensus positions

Three pyramidal engraved glass trophies standing side-by-side

LWVNCC - Carrie Chapman Catt Awards

Our Carrie Chapman Catt awards honor individuals who make a real difference in the community

Three women at a picnic table in a grassy area, photo taken selfie-style

LWVNCC - Our Strength is Our People

Kim, Jenn and Letty brainstorming at a VOTE411 planning picnic

Two women at a registration table with name-tags laid out in rows

LWVNCC - Our Strength is Our People

Letty and Linda doing check-in duty at an event registration table

People smiling and conversing at a restaurant table

LWVNCC - Our Strength is Our People

Bill, Peggy, Carole and Catriona sharing a laugh. Men can join the League of Women Voters, too!

A young woman and her pre-teen daughter at lunch table

LWVNCC - Our Strength is Our People

Young people are welcome to join LWV.  They can become voting members at age 16.

Three women at a luncheon table

LWVNCC - Our Strength is Our People

Long-term members Joann, Joyce and Pat conversing at a Hot Topic luncheon

Three women, making the ASL "idea" sign with their pinkie fingers

LWVNCC - Our Strength is Our People

Haley, Kim and Sharon spreading ideas at a TED viewing

Cami and Carole, smiles and thumbs up in front of "I Will Vote" sign

LWVNCC - Our Strength is Our People

Cami and Carole registering young voters at an area high school

New Castle County

Are you tired of partisan politics? Do you want to help defend our democracy, yet still maintain a civil discourse? Join LWV! The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Quick contact info:
Phone: Email:
(302) 571-8948 lwvncc [at]

 Some of our current high-priority articles are listed below; also check our Calendar of League Events and Issues & Articles under the "What's New?" menu heading.

LWVNCC Hot Topic Ending Debtors Prisons - the need to change court fines and fees system in Delaware
Event Date: 
Oct 26 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Event location: 

Zoom web conference

Our LWVNCC Hot Topic for October 2020 is Ending Debtors' Prisons in Delaware, with Lynne Kielhorn and Meryem Dede.

General Election November 3 - How to Vote

As part of its monthly "First Friday" event on Friday October 2nd, 2020, the Delaware Contemporary museum hosted a voting information presentation by LWVDE Voting & Elections Committee members.

The Woman's Suffrage Movement Below the Color Line

The League of Women Voters of New Castle County proudly hosted Syl Woolford for his "Women's Suffrage Below the Color Line" presentation on October 3, 2020. View the presentation video here.

2020 Delaware State Senate NCC Candidate Forum

The League of Women Voters of New Castle County held a virtual candidate forum for state Senate Districts 1, 5, 7 on Thursday. Oct 1. Click the "Read more" link to watch the forum videos.

Should we prioritize people over cars? A webinar on the future of transportation in the NCC Comprehensive Plan
Event Date: 
Sep 21 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
If you missed the September 2020 Hot Topic regarding LOS, VMT and the New Castle County 2050 Comprehensive Plan, the full video is available here: 20200921 Ho