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Here is a booklet produced by the League of Women Voters of Central Vermont which was adapted from a publication of the League of Women Voters of St. Paul, MN

This booklet offers you a look at:
    How the League works
    Questions you might have
    Glossary of League-L-ese.

                 Enjoy!!!
"THEY  REPRESENT  YOU"

2016

Here is a brochure funded by the League of Women Voters' Education Fund presented courtesy of the League of Women Voters of Kitsap. Contained is a listing of county, state and federal government officials that represent citizens of Kitsap County.
Get Out The Vote
[ GOTV ]


Our League is going to be very busy this presidential election year.  It's critical that we get as many eligible voters registered AND get all those registered to vote. 

Please consider joining our GOTV Working Group.  Even with the best of intentions, we need volunteers to be effective.

If you are willilng to help out please contact Maurie Louis at maurie.louis@comcast.net.

Thanks
See How One Vote 
REALLY DOES
Make a Difference

Kitsap County has had numerous elections decided by as little as a handful of votes dating to the mid-1990s. Since then, we have had six races decided by one vote, and two races were dead heats decided by a simple coin toss. Lower turnout and close elections mean that each vote carries greater importance, particularly for our local election measures and contests.

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In 2010, Al Franken became the senator from Minnesota by just 312 votes statewide. That averaged to one extra vote for Al from each of Minnesota's polling places!

In 1985, Jim Chapman won the first U.S. Congressional seat in Texas by fewer than 5 votes per precinct.

In 1978, Marc Garcia won a seat in the California State Senate by 90 votes.

In 1974, Jerry Brown won the race for California governor by a margin of fewer than 8 votes per precinct.

In 1968, Hubert Humphrey lost the presidential race to Richard Nixon by a margin of fewer than 3 votes per precinct.

In 1960, Richard Nixon lost the presidential election and John Kennedy won by a margin of less than 1 vote per precinct. 

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Bremerton Kitsap Access Television
BKAT

Thank You !


​We want to THANK  Bremerton Kitsap Access Television (BKAT) for the great service they  provide by taping many of the League's Candidate Forums and community education programs.

Here are three of the most recent recorded events:


BKAT also recorded a suicide prevention program presented by the Kitsap Community Suicide Prevention Coalition, the program initiated by our League in 2014. Watch it here.


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To watch all BKAT recordings of our Candidate Forums since 2013 go here.