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. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

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,
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Volunteers are needed for Naturalization Ceremonies: No experience is needed! You will be paired with an experienced volunteer.
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

Tuesday, June 25: New York State Primary Elections

  • Election Day: June 25, 2024
  • Early Voting: June 15 - June 23

Voters will select candidates for all of New York's U.S. Congressional Districts, one U.S. Senate seat, and for New York State Senate and Assembly races.

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 upcoming elections this year, including the text of the New York State Equal Rights Amendment (which will be on the ballot in November), see our Voter Information page.

The General Election will take place on Tuesday, November 5, 2024.

What's New

State League Newsletter

The April 2024 State Voter is online. (03/30/2024)

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)