Policies & Bylaws
The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island and the North Fork is a political but non-partisan organization. We study and take positions on issues affecting our community but never endorse any candidates for office or political parties.
Our full Non-partisan Policy is as follows: Non-Partisan Policy
The bylaws of the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island and the North Fork are the rules that govern our work. They are reviewed annually and revised as deemed necessary. The latest version is below:
LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policy makers in creating a more perfect democracy.
There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, gender identity, ethnicity, race, native or indigenous origin, age, generation, sexual orientation, culture, religion, belief system, marital status, parental status, socioeconomic status, language, accent, ability status, mental health, educational level or background, geography, nationality, work style, work experience, job role function, thinking style, personality type, physical appearance, political perspective or affiliation and/or any other characteristic that can be identified as recognizing or illustrating diversity.