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A force for progress on the Emerald Coast, encouraging the active
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Okaloosa Voter
The latest issue of the Okaloosa Voter is now on-line!

Speakers Bureau
2014 amendments explained:
League is available to speak to your group about the proposed constitutional amendments that will appear on the 2014 General Election ballot. Contact us to schedule a speaker for your event.
OCCSWOCCSW vacancies: Are you an Okaloosa County resident? Are you interested in eliminating barriers for women and in recognizing women who have made significant contributions toward improving the status of women and other citizens of Okaloosa County? If so, apply for one of three upcoming vacancies on the Okaloosa County Commission on the Status of Women by 15 Sep.
United for a Good Cause Hispanic Fest 2014: This family-oriented, cultural and educational festival is scheduled for Sunday, 21 Sep, from 11am – 8pm at the beautiful Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island. This event will showcase the very best of Hispanic music, folkloric dances, arts and crafts, exhibits, and the flavors and aromas of our excellent cuisine. Please visit United for a Good Cause for more information. If you want to become a sponsor or vendor, email us or contact David Triana at (850) 368-3505 or Estela Elias at (850) 303-3686.
Florida Water & Land Legacy logo Why Amendment 1? How did the Florida Land and Water Conservation initiative get on the ballot? Why is it important? Who supports it? Who opposes it? Please join League from 6-8:00 pm on Thursday, 25 Sep, in the Destin Community Center (101 Stahlman Ave, opposite the Emerald Grand just over the Marler Bridge) for a panel discussion to address the amendment’s background, explain what it would do, and provide all the answers you’ll need to make an informed decision in November. We look forward to seeing you at this free public event – and don’t forget to bring a friend!
Florida Water & Land Legacy logo 2014 amendments explained: Join League from 6-8:00 pm on Tuesday, 14 Oct, in the Brooks-Beal Center (100 Beal Pkwy NW, FWB, at the corner of Yacht Club & Beal Pkwy) to learn all about the three proposed amendments. There will be handouts plus ample time for questions. The event is free and open to the public, and parking is available right next to the building. Light refreshments will be served. Tell all your friends and mark your calendars today! Be prepared. Be informed. Be a voter!

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Voter Info

Oil Spill UpdateBP ruled negligent! Federal judge says BP acted "recklessly" and bears most of the responsibility for the nation's worst offshore oil spill. Read all about it. Early Voting
Early Voting begins 11 Aug:
Don't want to wait for election day? No worries! Early voting will be conducted from 10:00am to 6:00pm daily from 11 through 23 Aug. Check the E-Voter for early voting locations.
Florida Redistricting UpdateNew congressional maps approved: Judge Lewis ruled that the state’s reconfigured congressional map will take effect for the 2016 elections. Read more. OVF Logo Overseas Voter? Find all the help you need at the overseas voter helpdesk.
LWVUS Convention 2014
League's 51st National Convention
: Get the details on what happened in Dallas in June and how it will affect League in the coming years.
Florida CapitolNew to Florida? Find your state and federal representatives. New to Okaloosa County? Use this Guide to Elected Officials or ask the Supervisor of Elections.
Affordable Care Act
Healthcare Reform
: Sign up at the healthcare marketplace. Need help signing up for Obamacare? Email Kara Bryant of Families Count, or call 850-941-7156, Toll Free: 888-390-5131.
Florida Handbook

Florida Handbook
: The Florida Handbook is the leading guide to state government and its history. Download the all-new 2014 edition and view a brief history of the handbook.
Storybank logoLWVUS Story Bank: Tell us how you have improved your community by being a League member. Your story will help demonstrate the value of League membership in a powerful way. Submit your personal story today.
Books
LWVUS Publications Available: Check out the League's election materials on-line and check out the LWVUS publications store.
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Update your Membership Info: Go on-line to create a password and log-in today. Don't forget to sign up for action alerts!
 
   
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