Promoting Democracy

2017-try-cover.jpgThe Thurston County LWV organizes and hosts events and activities to educate and inform voters regarding local, state and national subjects and issues. The League presents information regarding issues through meetings and debates, and publications like They Represent You (TRY) brochure (PDF). TRY is a comprehensive document containing contact information about Thurston County, Washington State and National elected officials as well as Thurston School Districts, Courts and other public agencies.

Thurston County LWV works to register voters at events and multiple locations year-round. The League updates and directs voters to VOTE 411, the voter information on-line resource which provides candidate and issue information prior to each election. The League also conducts candidate interviews on TCTV seen as the “Go-to” for elections information.

Recent Events

League of Women Voters of Thurston County hosted a state Supreme Court Judicial forum on October 18th, 2016 in downtown Olympia. All six candidates attended the forum, with Austin Jenkins serving as the moderator. Over 90 people were in the audience. If you missed it, you can watch the forum here.


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