Calendar of Events Learn More
- JULY MEMBERSHIP MEETING. Thursday, July 16
Del Mar Economic Development Center, 11:30-1pm
Invited speakers: Sen. Chuy Hinojosa; Rep. Todd Hunter; Rep. Abel Herrerro.
$10 box lunch available (Call 361-445-4436 by 7/14) Details in July Voter
WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY CELEBRATION 2015.
Friday, August 28 6pm-9pm. Corpus Christi Country Club.
A Celebration and fund-raiser to recognize the 95th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America which gave women the Right to Vote! Honorees are TRAILBALZERS whose life's work has closely aligned with the League's mission. Purchase a table or ticket online. More details, page 4, July Voter
Sept 22 Voter Registration Day. Volunteers wanted, see VOTER_pg6
Membership renewal available on-line. Memberships run May 31 thru June 1.
Concerned about all the $$$ in Politics? Read LWV Primer on Campaign Finance Reform
Meetings are on normally held the 3rd Thursday at Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 Staples. (Del Mar College is closed the week we meet in March.)
Voter Information (Voter ID, Guides, registration, party platforms, elections) Learn More
- Sept 22 2015 Voter Registration Day info, pg 6 of July VOTER.
Voters Guides, voter ID and voter information
The_Voter Learn More
- Important reminder! RENEW or JOIN today! Membership is from June 1 to May 31. More information in each monthly VOTER.
About the League Learn More
- The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that public policy in a pluralistic society must affirm the constitutional right of privacy of the individual to make reproductive choices.
Annual Meeting - Local Position Statements Learn More
- The annual meeting is held in May. Details available in the Annual Meeting Workbooks.
Join / Renew / Donate / Buy Learn More
- Join the League online (or print & complete the 2015 PDF Application, and submit it with your dues), renew your annual membership, buy tickets to the 2015 Women's Equality Day, or donate online via PayPal.
Contact Us Learn More
- ...for more information.
Texas Water Resources Learn More
- A League study of the laws about and management of water in Texas.
Your Vote Counts Video Contest Learn More
- The YOUR VOTE COUNTS video contest closed 6-12-12 and was open to all local students.
Happy Independence Day
Corpus Christi League of Women Voters
LWV-CC Membership Year begins June 1 - Renew/Join today!
There are certain terms that are unique
to the League of Women Voters-
"League Lingo." Some are listed here
to help new members and remind all of
us. More will be printed at a later date.
ACTION: Promoting the League's
positions on local, state and national
public policy issues to government officials,
the media and the public.
Action Alert: Request from the
LWVUS or state League to take action
in support of a League position.
Annual Meeting: Local year-end
business meeting to elect officers and
directors, vote on bylaw changes and
adopt a budget and program of work
for the next year.
Associate Member: A nonvoting
member of the League, such as
a person under 18 years of age or a
Consensus: Collective opinion of a
substantial number of League members,
representative of the membership
as a whole, after objective study of an
Concurrence: Agreement by League
members with a position on an issue
reached by a small group of members
or by another League.
Convention: A state or national
League meeting held every other year
at which delegates elect officers and
directors for the biennium, adopt program,
make bylaw changes and adopt
a budget, usually for one year. Local
Leagues send delegates to state convention,
local and state Leagues send
delegates to national convention.