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Save the Date

Candidate Meet & Greet

Tuesday, February 20

Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Place: Roselare, Roselle

Candidates for the DuPage County Board Districts 1 and 6 are invited.

 

Equal Means Equal

Sunday, March 4

Time: 1:30 pm

Place: Helen Plum Memorial Library Auditorium, 110 West Maple Street, Lombard. 

Documetary film provides an unflinching look at how women are treated in the US today.

 

Preparing Yourself for the Midterm Elections 

Tuesday, March 10

Time: 7 pm to 9 pm

Place: TBD

 

Don't Be Fooled: Panel Discussion on Fake News

Tuesday, April 3

Time: 7pm to 8:45 pm

Place: TBD

 

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: TBD

  

 
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In The News

Candidate Meet and Greet 
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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 

The following advisory referendum appears on DuPage County ballots: 
 
Should the DuPage County Election Commission be dissolved and its functions be consolidated with the office of the DuPage County Clerk?
 
Here are some resources to review regarding this question: (two more will be posted soon.)  

 

 

Recent Events

February 10

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.
LWVRB IB 2018

October 3

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. Laimins Ruscietti Mayo Fulmer

September12 

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.

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Membership

Joining the LWVRB is Easy.  Please complete and return the LWV-RB Membership Form.

To be a voting member, you must be 16 year of age. 

To ask questions about membership contact our Membership Chair at (630) 283-2894 or email info@lwvrb.org

Join Us!

Do you want to...

  • Energize your community about the importance of citizen engagement?
  • Explore the state of our political system?
  • Elevate the power of collaboration to strengthen the  vote and our citizen voices?
  • Show your dedication to protecting our democracy?

Then the League is for you. Men can join too. 

Please contact us at (630) 283-2894 or info@lwvrb.org

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