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  • 02 May 2017 2:43 PM | Anonymous

    You can read the May/June 2017 edition of The Voter Newsletter here

  • 23 Apr 2017 6:01 PM | Anonymous

    As of June 1, our League no longer will occupy incubator space at the Women’s Building on Rice Street.

    We will be sharing an office with Skylark Opera in Landmark Center.

    New address: LWV St. Paul, 75 Fifth St. W., Suite 224, St. Paul MN 55102.

  • 10 Apr 2017 5:41 AM | Anonymous

    The LWV Upper Mississippi River Region Inter-League Organization is a regional organization linking more than 50 local LWV Leagues and four state LWV Leagues in protection of the Upper Mississippi River. You can read the April 2017 issue of their newsletter here.

  • 11 Mar 2017 11:57 PM | Anonymous

    The LWV Upper Mississippi River Region Inter-League Organization is a regional organization linking more than 50 local LWV Leagues and four state LWV Leagues in protection of the Upper Mississippi River. You can read the March/February 2017 issue of their newsletter here.

  • 10 Mar 2017 5:07 AM | Anonymous

    You can read the March/April 2017 edition of The Voter Newsletter here.

  • 13 Feb 2017 9:58 AM | Anonymous

    LWV St. Paul is a member of the LWV Upper Mississippi River Region Inter-League Organization. You can read their latest newsletter here

  • 09 Jan 2017 2:15 PM | Anonymous

    You can find the January/February 2017 issue of The Voter Newsletter here!

  • 03 Jan 2017 4:52 PM | Anonymous

    For anyone who came to our annual luncheon in December, here are some more resources on suffragettes and the movement after Seneca Falls.

    Resource Guide: From Seneca Falls to South St. Paul - A list of resources compiled by our speaker, Madeline Hansen. 

    Suffragette City: A timely visit to Seneca Falls, N.Y., birthplace of the 19th amendment - Debra Bruno, Washington Post, October 20, 2016.

    Relive women’s history in Seneca Falls’ national park and come away with new heroes - Catherine Watson, L.A. Times, October 31, 2016. 

    Her Hat Was In the Ring! -  an ongoing project collecting information concerning women who campaigned for elected public office before the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in August of 1920.

    Iron Jaws Angels - A 2004 historical docudrama about a group of passionate and dynamic young women, led by Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and her friend Lucy Burns (Frances O'Connor), who put their lives on the line to fight for American women's right to vote.

    Suffragette - A 2015 British historical period drama film about women's suffrage in the United Kingdom.

    Hidden Figures - A 2016 biographical film based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly. The film stars Taraji P. Henson as Katherine G. Johnson, the African American mathematician who participated in calculating flight trajectories for Project Mercury and the 1969 Apollo 11 flight to the Moon. 

  • 01 Dec 2016 11:09 AM | Anonymous

    Thanks to everyone who came out to our D3 (Democracy, Discussion, and Drinks) event about the Electoral College last night! We had a great turnout!

    For those who would like written information, the speaker, Nick Harper, created a brief handout that you can refer to and share with others. 

    If you'd like even more details, Nick recommends “The Electoral College: How It Works in Contemporary Presidential Elections” from Congressional Research Service, the nonpartisan law and policy research division of the United States Congress. 

    There are already two bills in the Minnesota Senate and two in the House this session supporting the National Popular Vote Compact:

    S.F. No. 10

    S.F. No. 16

    H.F. No. 42

    H.F. No. 44


  • 16 Nov 2016 8:23 PM | Anonymous

    Presumptive President-Elect Donald Trump has won the presidential election, even though Democratic candidate Secretary Hillary Clinton won the popular vote across the nation. Many people are asking what the Electoral College is and why we have it.

    The founding fathers established it in the Constitution as a compromise between election of the President by a vote in Congress and election of the President by a popular vote of qualified citizens.

    Each candidate running for President in your state has his or her own group of electors. The electors are generally chosen by the candidate’s political party, but state laws vary on how the electors are selected and what their responsibilities are.

    A majority of 270 electoral votes is required to elect the President.

    You can learn more about the Electoral College at the National Archives and Records Administration website. You can also find information on Wikipedia.

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