As an inter-League organization, the League of Women Voters of the Southeastern
Pennsylvania Region (SEPR) studies issues that affect our five county region.
LWV-SEPR is comprised of the Leagues in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery
Counties and Philadelphia.
- The inter-League organization pays particular attention to infrastructure,
energy, public transportation, and public education and government access
to media. During 2006- 2007, our activities included:
- testimony before the Governor's Public Transportation and Reform
- on September 15, 2006 at the office of the Delaware Valley Regional
- a talk by and interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer Pennsylvania
editor about the regional role of the Inquirer on November 9th, 2006
at the Restaurant School in Philadelphia.
- holding a forum about potential reforms for the Pennsylvania Supreme
Court featuring Duquesne law professor, Bruce Ledewitz discussing his
platform for reform for reforming the court with Rutgers University
law professor, Robert Williams and Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts
Associate Director, Shira Goodman as Respondents. Five other Pennsylvania
Leagues also conducted programs on this subject. This event was held
at Penn Law School on March 23rd.
- testimony for the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania at a Senate
hearing on issues to consider regarding the possibility of holding a
Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention on April 11, 2006 at Penn Law
- collection of the comparative registration and voting statistics for
the November 2006 elections. Here are the numbers for how many were
registered and how many actually voted.
To learn about the voter registration and other program activities of
Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Leagues,we encourage
you to go to their websites (below.)