Making Democracy Work

LWV of Huntington

Voting on Election Day

Election Day is Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Polls in New York State are open from 6am to 9pm.

If you cannot get to the polls on Election Day you can get and vote on your absentee ballot at Suffolk County Board of Elections, Yaphank Ave, Yaphank, NY
Friday, Oct. 31 8am to 6pm
Saturday, Nov 1 8am to 1pm
Monday, Nov. 3 8am to 6pm

Upcoming LWV Huntington Programs

Nov 6 Consensus Meeting On Ballot Access at Elwood Library, Elwood Road, Elwood NY from 7 -9 Study group from LWV of Huntington will present power point, lead discussion and answer questions for first hour followed by consensus questions and discussion in second hour.

Nov. 17 James Coll presents "How Assassination of JFK Changed the Constitution" Harborfields Public Library, Broadway, Greenlawn, NY 7 - 9PM . This program is co-sponsored by Harborfields Public Library.

Dec 2. Consensus Meeting on Term Limits Paula Blum and members of the study group from LWV of East Nassau will present power point and lead discussion on term limits after which we will hold a consensus meeting. It will be from 7 to 9 at Half Hollow Library on Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills, NY.

About LWV Huntington

The LWV of Huntington is an active and vibrant nonpartisan voluntary organization. Our mission is to encourage and engage citizens into being active and educated participants in government. We never ever support a politician or party. However, if after a careful and thorough study of an issue, we do come to a consensus, we advocate and lobby for it as well as lobbying and advocating for the national and state league legislative positions.

Democracy is not a spectator sport and we in the LWV of Huntington are definitely not spectators. We do voter registration drives, sponsor candidate nights, engage students in programs at their schools, help register new citizens at naturalization ceremonies, visit our elected politicians, attend Huntington Town Board meetings, do programs on the environment, health care, government, etc.

If you wish to know more about us, call the LWV of Huntington at (631) 421-5164 or email our officers or attend any of our meetings including board meetings. All are welcome!

LWV Huntington President: Judie Gorenstein JGHuntington@lwv-suffolkcounty.org

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Officers of LWV Huntington

President
Judie Gorenstein

Vice Presidents
Brenda Reiss
Barbara Magaliff
Pat Fuchs

Treasurer and Membership Chair
Joyce Whitehead

Recording Secretary
Pat Fuchs

Corresponding Secretary
Arlene Forwand

Editor of Voter
Barbara Jo Kingsley

Elected Directors
JoAnn Alario-Paulsen
Fran Hyde
Barbara Jo Kingsley
Linda Lessing
JoAnn McCarthy
Rosemarie Sepanski
Dianne Slavin

Appointed Directors
Eileen Coblens
Teri Connaughton Schug
Ann Gardner

Honarary Directors Emerita
Marilyn Brown
Irene Ferrand

Active committees of LWV Huntington include:

Environmental committee
chair: Brenda Reiss BRHuntington@lwv-suffolkcounty.org

Legislative committee
chair: Arlene Forwand AFHuntington@lwv-suffolkcounty.org

Voter Service committee
chairs: Dianne Slavin DSHuntington@lwv-suffolkcounty.org and Barbara Magaliff BMHuntington@lwv-suffolkcounty.org

Youth committee
chair: JoAnn Alario Paulsen JAPHuntington@lwv-suffolkcounty.org

Anyone interested in being on these committees should contact the committee chair for information.