LWV Cape Ann

Join us Tuesday May 8th from 10 to 11 AM in the Thompson Room at Saint John’s church.

Everyone is welcome. See the calendar below, and our Meetings web page for details.

Guns in America – Annual Brunch Meeting May 19th 10 AM at American Legion Post 3, 8 Washington Street, Gloucester

Attorney and Veteran Mark Nestor will be our speaker. Everyone is welcome.

Press Release

The League of Women Voters of Cape Ann (LWVCA) is presenting “The Second Amendment Can Co-Exist with the Safety of Our Schoolchildren.”  Mark Nestor, Major Retired U.S. Army, will speak on this topic on Saturday 5/19/18 at 10 AM at the Lester S. Wass Post 3, 8 Washington St., Gloucester.  Nestor was a helicopter pilot in Vietnam and believes that our gun laws should be changed.

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Pictured are Nan Andrew, co-founder of LWVCA, and Attorney Mark Nestor.

Upcoming Events

Ballot girls 2017 (2)

Cynthia Bjorlie MD and Gloucester High School students Emily Frick and Haley Johnson
We have done projects with Gloucester High School in 2016 (debate of the 4 questions on state ballot) and in 2017 (involvement in Gloucester City Council campaign and election).  Students are being introduced to politics from the local level on up.

Participate in elections and town meetings.

If you have a driver’s license, you can register online (where you can also check your voter registration status).

We promote fair campaigns.

The League of Women Voters of Cape Ann sponsors a Fair Campaign Initiatives for an upcoming election. As part of the initiative, candidates for public office are asked to sign a Fair Campaign Pledge. The Fair Election Practices Campaign was first established by the League of Women Voters in the 1970s and the League of Women Voters of Cape Ann has joined other leagues across the country to promote issue-oriented and civil campaigning among candidates for public office.

Our most recent event was a forum for the Gloucester city council election. The election was November 7, 2017.

We award scholarships.

Over the past 11 years, we have awarded $15,000 in scholarships to high-school students in Gloucester, Rockport, and Manchester-Essex.

We invite interest and membership.  

See our Meetings web page for information about time and place for our monthly meetings. If you decide to join, membership is $48 per year for women or men. Checks payable to the League of Women Voters of Cape Ann can be sent to: Judith, P.O. Box 2280, Rockport, MA 01966. For other information, please use the contact form below.

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