The League of Women Voters of Edina (LWVE), a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League has approximately 100 men and women members and is part of the State League and National League of Women Voters. The League of Women Voters of Edina has had an active role in Edina since 1954.

Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 5, at St. Alban's Church, 6716 Gleason Road, Edina
6:00 PM Social and light dinner
6:30 PM Speaker: David Schultz on "The Hunger for Political Tolerance: Social Discourse in Today's Political Environment
8:00 PM Business meeting, board elections
Cost $5 (payment made be made at the door)

On May 5, LWV Edina held its 61st annual meeting! This year, Professor David Schultz discussed how our country’s conflicted political discourse can turn toward civility and tolerance. Professor Schultz is well known for incisive political commentary. He teaches at Hamline and the University of Minnesota Law School, and he is also a prolific writer.

In addition to the program, the annual meeting included a light dinner and a short business meeting. The members’ business meeting included elections for board and committees, and voting on the 2016-17 program and budget. LWV Edina will also recognized its 50-year members: Virginia Bodine, Joann Buie, and Mary Hartwig. 

Volunteer opportunity - register new citizens to vote

Each year, volunteers from LWV Minnesota and local leagues help register hundreds of new citizens across Minnesota to vote at citizenship ceremonies. Volunteers distribute voter registration forms and answer any questions new citizens may have. It is a great way to get involved and a heartfelt experience to watch the citizenship ceremony! If you are interested in volunteering at any of the ceremonies below, please email Judy at jastuthman@aol.com

  • Wednesday, June 8, Landmark Center, St. Paul, 10 AM and 2 PM
  • Thursday, June 9, River Center, St. Paul, 10 AM (about 1,000 new citizens anticipated)
  • Monday, June 13, U of MN Law School, Mpls, 10 AM and 2 PM   

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