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Virginia League of Women Voters, Incorporated. The Virginia League of Women Voters was incorporated in June, 1927. The certificate of incorporation, or charter, is filed with the State Corporation Commission and sets forth the name, principal office, purposes, and directors of the corporation. Under the head of "Other Provisions" the certificate states: "This corporation shall be further governed and regulated by By-Laws to be formulated and adopted by this corporation * * * *." The By-Laws of the Virginia League of Women Voters amended and adopted by the Annual Convention of 1927, in conformance with the certificate of incorporation, follow. By-Laws of the Virginia League of Women Voters Preamble We, the women of Virginia in conference as assembled, realizing our solemn obligations and inspiring opportunities as newly enfranchised citizens, do hereby pledge anew our allegiance to the United States of America, and to the State of Virginia, and declare that in order to best serve the Nation and the State through an intelligent electorate we believe that it is necessary to foster education in citizenship; and to the end that social conditions may be improved in an orderly manner, we advocate such improvement through a program of adequate legislation. For the purpose of carrying out the principles thus enunciated we hereby organize the Virginia League of Women Voters, and establish therefor the following By-Laws. Article I. Name. The name of this Corporation shall be the Virginia League of Women Voters. It shall be affiliated with the National League of Women Voters. Article II. Object and Policy. Section 1. Object - The object of the Virginia League of Women Voters shall be to stimulate training for citizenship, to suggest and support improved legislation, to secure more efficient governmnet, and to work the International Co-operation. Sec. 2. Policy - The Virginia League of Women Voters urges every woman to become an enrolled voter in the party of her choice, but as an organization it shall be allied with and support no party.