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Coming Up Summer 2017

Community Meeting at Blackberry Market

7:00 pm
Community Meeting
Blackberry Market
Corner Hillside and Main St. in Glen Ellyn

Join us for this popular end-of-summer event. We will hear from Kerry Lester, an award-winning reporter currently covering politics for the Daily Herald. Ms. Lester will provide a journalist's perspective on the role of the media at this critical time and respond to our questions about the most recent local, state and national political developments. Appetizers and cash bar.

September 21 – 7:15 pm - Community Meeting Staci Hulseberg, director of planning and development/Village of Glen Ellyn, to speak on the State of the Community at the new Police Station on 65 S. Park Ave, just south of Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn

Check Out District 41 Board Observer Reports

Listed by date here.

Latest "Voter" Newsletter 

Download your copy of the Spring 2017 Voter

 

Summer/Fall 2017

If you are interested in joining the League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn, visit our join page and pay online!

Upcoming Events:

Aug. 17 – 7:15 pm – Board Meeting – Civic Center

August 29 - 7:00 pm:  Kick-Off Meeting at Blackberry Market

Join us for this popular end-of-summer event. We will hear from Kerry Lester, an award-winning reporter currently covering politics for the Daily Herald. Ms. Lester will provide a journalist's perspective on the role of the media at this critical time and respond to our questions about the most recent local, state and national political developments. Appetizers and cash bar.
 

Sept. 7 – 7:15 p.m. – Board Meeting – Civic Center

September 21– 7:15 pm - Community Meeting:  Speaker: Staci Hulseberg,   Director  of Planning and Development Department/ Village of Glen Ellyn at Glen Ellyn Police Department, 65 S Park Boulvevard.

September 26

National Voter Registration Day will be on September 26 this year.  Watch for more info in coming weeks!  Special emphasis this year on on-line registration.

VOTER REGISTRATION

A very helpful site that will connect you to information about voting in Illinois is http://www.nonprofitvote.org/states/illinois/

Check out the State of Illinois website for great information on voting and elections in Illinois. http://www.elections.il.gov/Default.aspx

MAY I VERIFY THAT MY VOTER REGISTRATION IS CORRECT? Yes. Illinois residents can check with their local election authority, or go to either of the above links to see if their voter information is correct.


The Illinois State Board of Elections has received the revised request from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity for Illinois voter data. The request will be on the Board’s agenda at the August 22, 2017 meeting, and no voter information will be released without Board approval and advance notice to the public. If you have any comment regarding this request, please submit them in writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Want to Contact Your Legislator?

Contacting your legislators to let them know what you think is a basic American right. Often, legislators say they tally the responses they receive from constituents in order to make decisions about how to vote in the legislative bodies where they serve. To learn more about how to contact your legislator, check out this publication from the League of Women Voters of Illinois: Making Your Voice Heard.
 
LWVGE Book Club
 
Fall selection:  American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures by Colin Woodard
September 23
579 Riford Rd 
9:00 AM
Available at library starting August 23

 
 Click here for a list of other books we have read.
 

 

Membership

If you haven't sent in your dues, it's time to do so. Here is information about membership. If you are renewing and forgot where your renewal envelope is, or didn't receive it in the mail, OK to send to the address listed on the join page. Note that dues are now set at $78 per year. Most of this money, with the exception of a few dollars, is passed on to the LWVIL and the LWVUS to maintain the LWVGE membership. 

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