Utica-Rome Metropolitan Area

Utica-Rome Metropolitan Area

The League of Women Voters of the United States encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

The League is proud to be nonpartisan, neither supporting nor opposing candidates or political parties at any level of government, but always working on vital issues of concern to members and the public.

The League of Women Voters of Utica-Rome Metro Area serves the people of Utica, Rome, Herkimer and the surrounding areas of Upstate NY.


New Texting Program

Text VoteNY to 474747 and receive up-to-date notices on changes for the June elections from the League.


Find the races and candidates on your specific ballot at www.vote411.org.

  Information About Primary Elections and Early Voting
As of May 6, 2020 – check back for updates


Presidential primary reinstated 


FAQ's About Voting Via Absentee Ballot in NYS (as of 5/1/2020)

Absentee Ballot Application-English

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10 Things Elections Officials Can Do to Safeguard Our Elections


How to Vote Absentee in New York State

Not sure how to get/fill out/return your absentee ballot application? We've got you covered. Check out our step by step informational video on how to apply for an absentee ballot in New York State.

Brennan Center webinar

A Brennan Center for Justice webinar.

Norah O'Donnell keynote speaker

CBS News Anchor to commemorate League’s 100th anniversary with remarks in June 2020

Rightfully Hers National Archives Museum

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote highlights the relentless struggle of diverse activists throughout U.S.

utica memorial parkway roscoe conkling


The League of Women Voters in the Utica area has existed through three distinct “generations” of activity, and each generation has worked to support and promote the league’s mission of issue-oriented education and advocacy in its own time.
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LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on any basis.