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Next Meeting: Thursday, October 23

CANDIDATE FORUM with Wheaton
Doors open 6:30 p.m.
Forum: 7:00 p.m.
1777 Blanchard Rd., Wheaton Recreation Center

Mark Your Calendar for a Candidate Forum in Wheaton on Thursday, October 23, 2014, to hear from local candidates in races for county board and forest preserve seats and more. Watch our Facebook page for more information. Sponsored collectively by the Leagues of Women Voters of both Glen Ellyn and Wheaton and the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce.

2014 Election Preparation

The General Election is coming up. Who and What are YOU going to vote for?

The League of Women Voters of Illinois (LWVIL) has released its nonpartisan guide to the upcoming state and federal elections. The guide may be accessed online in two parts: Statewide office election information is available via the national interactive site, Vote411.org, while local district data is listed on the LWVIL website, www.lwvil.org.

Vote411.org contains information regarding the candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, and Comptroller. The LWVIL site lists candidates for the United States House of Representatives, the Illinois State Senate and Illinois House of Representatives.

Download this brochure for information on the candidates and questions on the November 4, 2014, Illinois ballot.

Make sure you are registered to vote by checking in with the DuPage County Election Commission.

Autumn Voter is out - Download

Fact for Voters Available Now

Facts for Voters is a free publication produced and distributed by the League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn volunteers (Thank you to the volunteers who put this helpful pamphlet together!). In it you will find information about local elected officials and boards.

Download Facts 4 Voters

New Observer Corps Report Posted About College of DuPage board meeting and more

August 2014 Observer Corps Report Posted

A new observer report for the August 21 meeting of the College of DuPage board has been posted by the LWVGE Observer Corps which has been following the C.O.D. board of directors for over five years. See the report here.

October Meeting at Glen Ellyn Civic Center: The State of the Village of Glen Ellyn

Thursday, October 16
7:30 p.m.
Glen Ellyn Civic Center
535 Duane St.,
Glen Ellyn, IL

Speaker: Mark Franz, Glen Ellyn village manager

The 2014 League season is off to a great start! The October meeting will help the public and League members learn about what's in store for milestone Glen Ellyn properties such as McChesney & Miller and the Geishe's/downtown parking lot area. Open to the public!

2014-15 is shaping up to be one of the most memorable League seasons ever! With a study on charter schools, meetings on human trafficking in our community, mock elections in the high schools and a candidate forum looming, Leaguers along with their friends, neighbors and families will be well-informed about the goings-on of our world and society and have lots of opportunities to volunteer and provide community leadership.

League offers much to every member of the community. Download our 2014 Election Brochure to learn about candidates and ballot questions. Check out our calendar of events, get involved in our book club, become a League observer, or volunteer to help the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

There is no shortage of things to do, ways to learn, and opportunities to make a difference. Help us by becoming a member.

League Groups

There are many groups within League that do special things. These include our

LWVGE Book Club

Great Decisions and

the LWVGE Mental Health Study Group

each group is doing great work. Follow by clicking on that specific group's page within the "Groups Within League" page.

LWV Agricultural Consensus Meeting

 

Agricultural Consensus Meeting Draws Crowd, Meaningful Discussion

League members gathered on April 12th, 2014, to practice what it does best: learning,discussing, coming to consensus and providing guidance to LWVUS so that we, from the grassroots to the LWVUS lobbyist, can take action on a topic of vital importance. Click here to read the backgrounders.

 

Read more: LWV Agricultural Consensus Meeting

Article Archives Index

Mental Health First Aid - all about the class LWVGE sponsored and featured to help dispel the stigma of mental illness and train community members how to recognize symptons and help people who might be suffering.

Pension Study - notes, files, and records from the League's 2012 pension study.

DuPage is Changing - report from October 2013 unit meeting - Stunning Facts Wow Audience.