LWVBN Summer Potluck

  • Date: Monday, August 19, 2024
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Place: Niawanda Park (Veterans Memorial Park), 600 Niagara Street, Tonawanda

Bring some friends and join us to learn about all the wonderful things our League is doing! Members and friends are all invited. Please bring a dish to pass.

Directions: The main entrance to the pavilion is located on the east side of the building in Section C of Niawanda Park. Enter at Niagara and Gibson Streets. Parking is also available in Section D by entering the park near Two Mile Creek Road.

September 25: Save the Date!

  • Date: Wednesday, September 25
  • Time: 5:30 p.m.
  • Place: William-Emslie Family YMCA, 585 William St, Buffalo

The DEI committee, AKA and Delta Sigma Theta, will be presenting a panel discussion about the importance of voting and current issues important to youth voters. Light refreshments will be served. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

November 5, 2024 General Election

  • Election Day: November 5, 2024
  • Early Voting: October 26 - November 3, 2024

New Yorkers have a lot of choices on the ballot this year: not only voting for the President of the United States and all US congressional seats, but also one US Senator, all NY Senate and Assembly seats, a number of local offices, and one statewide ballot initiative. As always, you can see what's on your ballot at Vote411.

You can check your district online at the New York State Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment's maps page.

For more information on elections this year, including the text of the New York State Equal Rights Amendment see our Voter Information page.

Volunteer Opportunities

Help us welcome new citizens!

Photo of two LWV voluneers from Pasadena, California sitting at a voter registration table' both are smiling widely

Photo Credit: League of Women Voters via Flickr,
All rights reserved

Two volunteers are needed for a Naturalization Ceremony at the Robert H. Jackson Federal Courthouse on August 7th
More on naturalization ceremonies.
Contact: Deborah Shiffner

College Liaison

College liaisons meet with and build relationships with area campuses. Right now Canisius University and Daemen University are in need of liaisons.
More on college liaisons.
Contact: Barbara Gunderson

Library Champ

Libraries in Erie County that still need champs are: Angola, Collins, North Collins, Lake Shore, and the library on wheels. Libraries in Niagara County that still need champs are: Barker, Wilson, Ransomville, and Youngstown.
More on library champs.
Contact: Ann Zawicki

More information

More details on these and other opportunities are on our Volunteers page. To volunteer, contact the League office or fill in our Google Form for LWVBN volunteers

What's New

State League Newsletter

The May 2024 State Voter is online.

State League on New Congressional Districts

Read the LWVNY League Statement on New Congressional Districts Adopted by the New York State Legislature (02/28/2024)

State League: Call for Transparency

After Redistricting Commission Vote, Civil and Voting Rights Organizations Call for Transparency and Call for the Legislature to Hold One Public Hearing Before Vote on New Congressional Maps: Read the statement (02/15/2024)

LWVNY Legislative Hot Topics

See the State League's "Hot Topics" for 2023 (PowerPoint presentation); this information is also available as a YouTube video (LWVNY via YouTube, 01/23/2023)