St. Lawrence County League of Women Voters donated 60,000 'I Voted' stickers to county for Election Day
CANTON — The St. Lawrence County League of Women Voters donated “I Voted” stickers to the SLC Board of Elections to hand out to voters for early voting from Oct. 26-Nov. 3 and for Election Day Nov. 5.
League president Kathleen Stein, Canton, said, “The local League of Women Voters is committed to helping to promote voting and recognizing the good citizenship of St. Lawrence County voters during the fall election cycle.”In addition, Stein said, "The local League of Women Voters thanks all of organizations and donors who contributed over $1,200 to buy 60,000 plus stickers this fall.
The “I Voted” stickers for St. Lawrence County were purchased with donations from Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation, Stewart’s Shops, the St. Lawrence University Vote Everywhere Team, a university partner of the Andrew Goodman Foundation, the St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union, and members and friends of the LWV SLC.
The “I Voted” stickers are just part of the League’s efforts to educate voters this fall. The St. Lawrence County League is making available the NYS LWV Voter Guides at all the local public libraries in St. Lawrence County with the generous distribution help of the North Country Library System. The Voter Guides are a compliment to the extensive information available on the League’s Vote411 website: http://www.vote411.org/.
In addition, the League of Women Voters of St. Lawrence County is one of the civic partners for North Country Matters, the local public affairs video magazine. Each fall, NCM shows include Conversations with Candidates, a voter education series designed to introduce voters to some of the candidates running for public office that year. The non-partisan Conversations ask each candidate to explain his or her positions, record, and ideas outside of the spin cycle of the 30-second campaign ad and the discussion constrains of the political debate format.
This year’s Conversations feature three Potsdam Town Council candidates, two Village of Canton Board candidates, and the two women running to be St. Lawrence County Clerk. The NCM shows are available on YouTube. The website for the local League (http://slc-leaguewv.org/) contains specific the program links.