Where We Stand - LWVPA’s Positions on the Issues

The League adopts and acts on positions through a five step process:

  1. Observe a problem;

  2. Study a problem and discuss all sides of an issue;

  3. Reach member consensus on what needs to be done followed by the board officially adopting a position;

  4. Take action, which can include public information meetings, letters, phone calls and meeting with those making decisions about an issue;

  5. Litigate if all else fails and citizens’ rights have been severely harmed.

“Where We Stand” is the official policy position of LWVPA. Click here to discover more.

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Social Policy

LWVPA takes positions on social policies like criminal justice, education, healthcare, and women’s reproductive rights.

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Natural Resources

Find out about our work to protect clean water and clean air, regulate fracking and pipelines, and more.

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Representative Government

LWVPA has been at the forefront of voting reforms, election security, and government accountability in Pennsylvania.