Nominations sought for League of Women Voters Democracy in Action award

mltnewsThe League of Women Voters of Snohomish County is accepting nominations for its Democracy in Action award.

The award is presented to a woman, or group of women, or group of women and men with Snohomish County ties. It recognizes “single or multiple extraordinary, outstanding achievement (s) or for long-term commitment to enhancing democracy in Snohomish County.” Examples of service are serving as an elected official at the local, state or national level; advancing issues of voters’ rights; advancing issues that follow the League’s positions in such areas as natural resources, immigration, international relations, education and health care etc.; and promoting women for future citizenship development.

Nominations can come from both individuals and organizations; self-nominations are not accepted. The League Selection Committee will research the nominees and then recommend a slate to the current League Board of Directors for final vote.

The annual recognition award will include presentation of a plaque recognizing the individual(s)’ achievements during a public event.

Submit nominations by Jan. 15, 2015 to LWVSC, P.O. Box 1146, Everett, WA 98206-1146. The submission should include the nominee’s name, address and phone number, with resume, letters of recommendation or reasons for nomination; and the name and phone number of the person submitting the nomination.

Questions should be directed to 425-334-8922 (message phone number); via email to or by fax to 425 259-6260.

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