Welcome to LWV Metro Phoenix

We are a non-partisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. We serve those living in a large part of Maricopa County.

 

 

 

 2014 Election Results Are In for Arizona

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2014 Election Results for Arizona!

 Merit Selection Works!

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Merit Selection Works

LWV Metro Phoenix Teams Study Topics

Phoenix Team

Meets: Usually the second Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at The Terraces, 7550 N. 16th St., Phoenix, AZ. Coffee and treats are served. Contact: Barb Robertson

Is currently studying: Money in Politics (Including dark money & Citizen’s United Act,; Constitutional Amendment  Processes; and Redistricting, ) This is a LWV US national study.

Existing League Positions:

LWV US : Campaign Finance. Improve methods of financing political campaigns in order to ensure the public’s right to know, combat corruption and undue influence, enable candidates to compete more equitably for public office and promote citizen participation in the political process.

Apportionment. Support apportionment of congressional districts and elected legislative bodies at all levels of government based substantially on population.

Charter Home Rule for Maricopa County. The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Phoenix supports charter home rule for Maricopa County. As defined in the Arizona Constitution, an elected charter committee is required to compose a proposed charter. Maricopa County voters would then vote on the proposed charter as well as appointment vs. election of row officers and taxation as additional and separate questions. (Updated May 2014)


East Valley Team

Meets : Usually the third Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m.

Bring your lunch to Marge Thornton’s home the Tempe, 400 E.  Alameda Dr. (480) 966-6053

Is currently studying:  Maricopa County Government (including roles of county officials; money in elections, and potential reforms)


 

 Great NEW White Papers Available on:

  1. Calls for an Article V Constitutional Convention: Why? Why Not? – A Study of the Process of Amending the U.S. Constitution

  2. Citizens’ United Changed Almost Everything: Campaign Finace with Particular Emphasis on Arizona

  3. Redistricting the U.S. Congress: What’s the Issue? – With Particular Emphasis on Arizona

LWV – Building better government through advocacy and citizen education.