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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
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Candidate Guide for the 2018 Election
<Election Candidate Guide 2018

LWVGR and the United Way of Rock River Valley has compiled a PDF and print version of its Candidate Guide 2018 to help you be an informed voter..



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The LWVGR Election Guide

LWVGR Election guide 2018
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League Members on the ballot in November 2018.
Sara Dady will run for the 16th Congressional House Seat.

Ann Dempsey will run to fill a vacancy on the 17th Judicial Circuit Court.



Fostering Diversity in the League

We All Can Be League Members!
We All Can Be League Members!
One of LWVGR's commitments is to have our League represent a more diverse population consistent with the area it serves. The Board of Directors has requested a temporary committee be formed under the leadership of LWVGR VP Jo Minor to consider ways this goal can be met. She is looking for members, both long time and new, who might wish to serve on this committee. The committee will require a six month commitment and final report to be submitted to the Board of Directors. Approval of the recommendations will be by LWVGR membership at the Annual Meeting in June, 2019. Please contact Jo at vicepresident@lwvgr.net if you are interested.

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