League of Women Voters

Museum to Glow for Women's Equality Day

On Wednesday, Women's Equality Day in the U.S., the Martha’s Vineyard Museum will be lighting its building in the colors of the suffrage movement from 7 p.m. to midnight.

Women's Voting Centennial Events Announced

The League of Women Voters of Martha's Vineyard is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment with events including three public gatherings.

Candidate Forums Change Channels

The League of Women Voters of Martha's Vineyard updates its candidate forum plans for today and next week.

Local Candidate Discussions Go Online

The League of Women Voters of Martha’s Vineyard is holding its candidate discussions on Zoom, with no audience participation.

Voter Forums

Island voters are invited to meet and question candidates for local offices at a series of voter forums sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Martha’s Vineyard.

League of Women Voters Steps Up With New Campaign

On the centennial of the historic suffrage movement granting women the right to vote, the League of Women Voters of Martha’s Vineyard is launching a year-long campaign that aims to register every eligible person on the Island to vote.

League of Women Voters Hosts Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of Martha’s Vineyard is sponsoring a series of voter forums prior to local elections.

Tisbury Candidates Square Off on Issues

The ongoing affordable housing crisis and long-term town planning were central themes in Tisbury Tuesday night as candidates introduced themselves to voters. The election is April 28. There are contested races for selectman and planning board.

The Women Who Won Woman Suffrage Battle

Mrs. Guy W. Stantial and Mrs. Malcolm McBride, two Vineyard summer residents of long standing, are to be presented on a radio broadcast commemorating the fortieth anniversary of the ratification of the nineteenth amendment to the Constitution, over WEEI on Thursday, Aug. 25. The broadcast will be entitled, The Women Who Won, and Mrs. Stantial and Mrs. McBride are two of those who helped achieve woman’s suffrage through this amendment.

Another of the women who won is Mrs. Rosa Roewer of Pigeon Cove, Rockport, who has been a visitor on the Vineyard recently.