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Education and Advocacy

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Voters Guides for Millwood and New Castle Fire District 2016 Board of Fire Commissioners Elections

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, the Millwood Fire District and New Castle Fire District No. 1 each will hold elections for two seats on their Boards of Fire Commissioners. Please refer to our Voters Guides for information about where you can vote, when the polls are open, and who is running for the open seats.

2016 Voters Guide for New Castle Fire District 1

2016 Voters Guide for Millwood Fire District

Not sure of your fire district? Visit our Fire District Elections page for directions on how to confirm your fire district.


On November 16, 2016, the League of Women VotersŪ of New Castle held a 2017 Town Budget forum at Town Hall. Rob Deary, the Town Comptroller, provided an overview of the budget process and discussed the revenue and expense factors that have influenced the decision-making.

The public hearing on the budget will take continue on December 6 and 13 at Town Hall. Copies of the proposed budget are available upon request at Town Hall or can be viewed online. The Town Board is scheduled to vote on the budget at the December 13th Town Board meeting.

LWV Town of New Castle 2017 Budget Presentation from New Castle Media Center on Vimeo.


Thank you to all who ordered through our Thanksgiving dessert fundraiser. The League raised over $500, and the desserts were delicious. Thank you to Pat Yost of Babe's Delectables for providing the delicious desserts.

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