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League of Women Voters’ impact still felt on 100th anniversary

www.newarkadvocate.com 2 mins read A 100-year birthday deserves a big celebration, and the League of Women Voters turns 100 this year. It was born in Chicago on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 1920, at the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA). Achieving women’s … Continue reading

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Opportunities coming up for Redistricting Reformers

Rita, We have exciting news for Ohio’s Fair Maps Redistricting Reformers! Dave Daley, author of Ratf*cked, has another book coming out soon. The new book is called Unrigged, and it chronicles, in part, our struggle for redistricting reform here in … Continue reading

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Lakewood High School – Voter Registration

Thanks to a cooperative principal and others on the staff at Lakewood High School, 50 seniors registered to vote there today.  Thanks also to Voter Registration stalwarts Barb Lechner and Anne Goodge.  What a way to start the spring registration … Continue reading

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Automatic Voter Registration

We have the opportunity to make our elections here in Ohio more inclusive, accurate, and secure with one simple reform: Automatic Voter Registration (AVR). Here’s how it works: when any eligible voter visits their BMV or another public state office, … Continue reading

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VOTE411 Report for 2019

Throughout the United States, those who use Vote411.org to find information on candidates and issues continues to grow.  Megan Brown, the VOTE411 administrator, recently wrote: VOTE411 educated more voters than any other off-year election cycle! You all should be extremely … Continue reading

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Film Showing and Discussion

When: Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 2:00 PM Where: Granville Public Library, 217 E Broadway, Granville, OH This documentary offers a compelling look at how anonymous campaign contributions, enabled by the Citizens United [2010] decision, undermine democratic elections.  Citizens United … Continue reading

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Shine a light post cards

Folks in Granville wrote 140 postcards today for the shine a light on dark money campaign.

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2019 Program Summary

The Women’s Voices Project: Training the Next Gen of Women Leaders Executive Summary The LWVLC Development Committee met to determine the approach for this year’s Women’s Voices Project.   The Committee’s plan was to reach out to a targeted list of … Continue reading

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Losing our local newspaper, an essential part of this community, would be a huge loss for the League but also for citizens in general.

Dear Members and Friends, Over the last few weeks, Ben Lanka, Editor of the Newark Advocate, has held informational talks on The Future of the Advocate.  Five of us in the League attended the one at the Granville Public Library … Continue reading

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Poverty, Addiction, Recovery

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