The League of Women Voters of Falls Church is a nonpartisan organization that serves the citizens of Falls Church City by encouraging informed and active participation in government, working to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influencing public policy through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters never supports or opposes candidates for office, or political parties. Any use of the League of Women Voters name in campaign advertising or literature has not been authorized by the League.
Monday October 17 is the deadline to register to vote in the November 8 election or for voters to update their registration information, according to the League of Women Voters of Falls Church.
Voters can register or make changes in their information online through links on the League's non-partisan elections website, http://www.vote411.org, or through the website of the Virginia Department of Elections at http://www.elections.virginia.gov. Voters can also obtain registration applications at City Hall and the Mary Riley Styles Public Library, and can register in person at the Registrar's office at City Hall, 300 Park Avenue.
Non-partisan comprehensive information about this year's election is also available at http://www.vote411.org. After a user enters his address, he can retrieve information about his polling place and the choices that will be on his ballot. (This address data is not retained by the League.) In the City of Falls Church, voters will consider candidates for president and Congress, as well as two proposed amendments to the Virginia Constitution and a referendum on a proposed $8.7 million bond for the Falls Church library. The League site includes answers to a series of questions posed to the candidates and information about both sides of the ballot questions.
For more information on the Falls Church League and its activities go to http://www.lwvfallschurch.org.
Local Issues Information Papers -
Where Do Your City Tax Dollars Go? This handout provides a useful overview of the City's budget and current spending.
Where Do Falls Church City Budget Dollars Come From? This handout provides a useful overview on sources of revenue for the City.