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2023 Annual Meeting

2023 Annual Meeting

LWV Lafayette held its annual meeting on November 11, 2023. Members reviewed the past year and discussed ideas for future actions over brunch. It was great to see everyone!

LWV State Convention

LWV State Convention

The League of Women Voters hosted its state convention in Lafayette in March of 2023. Several LWV Lafayette members helped with the event, hosted at Vermilionville. The theme of the convention was “EnviroCivics: Climate, Communities, and Democracy." We...

2023 Candidate Forums (with videos)

2023 Candidate Forums (with videos)

During the 2023 election season the LWV is hosting several candidate forums across Lafayette Parish. All candidate forums are from 6:30-7:30pm, and doors open at 6:00pm. They will be broadcast live on Acadiana Community Media (AOC) with full recordings...

LWV on Redistricting

LWV on Redistricting

February, 2022. LWVLA President, M. Christian Green testified at the Lafayette Parish and City Council special session on redistricting. LWV of Lafayette adopted a motion at its annual meeting in February affirming positions taken by the state league...

Lafayette schools pause voter drives

Lafayette schools pause voter drives

In 2022 our drives at LPSS high schools were paused as guidance from the Secretary of State’s office engaged the Lafayette Parish School Board in election activities.Read here for more information regarding our efforts to host voter registration drives in...

Police Chief Candidate Forum

Police Chief Candidate Forum

The LWV Lafayette partnered with the NAACP of Lafayette to host a community forum for the finalists for the Lafayette Police Chief. See here for an Advocate article discussing the candidate forum.

City Court Judges Forum

City Court Judges Forum

In October of 2022, LWV Lafayette partnered with two local organizations, Women of Wisdom and 100 Black Men of Greater Lafayette to host a candidate forum for Lafayette City Court Judges. See here for link to video of forum.

11/13/21 Lafayette Parish Voter Guide

11/13/21 Lafayette Parish Voter Guide

What's on the BallotLafayette City and Parish Tax PropositionsParishwide Proposition No. 1 of 4Airport Millage Renewal - 1.71 Mills Renewal - PC - 10 Yrs. ● A YES vote supports continuing the mill for the airport.● A NO vote would eliminate this mill for airport....

Celebrating Thetis Cusimano – Women’s History Month

Celebrating Thetis Cusimano – Women’s History Month

 In her humble and modest manner, Thetis Cusimano was a trailblazer. She believed in good government, fairness, and treating people with respect and dignity. In her personal, professional, and civic engagement endeavors, she fought for what she believed.In...

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