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Tuesday, April 3
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Place: Roselle Fire Station
Workshop for Potential Candidates in Local Elections
Saturday, April 14
Time: 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Place: College of DuPage
Event sponored by COD, Citizens Advocacy Center and DuPage County Leagues of Women Voters
Annual Meeting Brunch
Saturday, May 5
Time: 9:30 am to noon
Place: Trinity Community Center, Youth Room
Start of Early Voting Delayed - Begins 2/21
Due to various pending court challanges, ballots were not ready for the anticipated start of early voting for the 2018 primary election. With these issues resolved, the Election Commission has announced ballots will be available starting Wednesday, February 21. For more info on Earlly Voting go HERE.
DuPage County Referendum
LWVRB members braved the snowy weather to attend LWV Illinois' annual Issues Briefing held at the University Center in Chicago and came away with a . The theme this year was Bridging Divides: Cultivating Common Ground for Action. Check out the details on the state league website http://www.lwvil.org.
The League of Women Voters explored the Return of Civic Education to Illinois High Schools and what it means to the Lake Park Community with a panel of experts that included Barb Laimins of the McCormick Foundation, Darlene Ruscitti, Superintendent of DuPage County Schools and Lake Park HS educators, Don Fulmer and Gina Mayo. Also discussed was Lake Park's recent recertification as a Democracy School. This event was co-sponsored by Citizens Advocacy Center. For the Lake Park High School presentation, click HERE.
LWVRB held our annual Kickoff Meeting and Winetasting at Lynfred Winery in Roselle. Guest speaker was Alex Niemczewski, CEO of BallotReady, an award winning non-partisan online voter guide for every race and referendum on the ballot. BallotReady strives to help create a more informed electorate.