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.

Watch the Edina School Board candidate forum

On September 10, LWV Edina sponsored an Edina School Board candidate forum at Edina City Hall. Three seats are up for election on the seven-member school board on November 4, 2015.
Watch the Edina School Board candidate forum

This year, four of the six school districts within City of Edina will hold school board elections. Find your polling place

LWV Minnetonka - Eden Prairie - Hopkins will hold a Hopkins School Board candidate forum on Thursday, October 8, 7:00-8:30, at Minnetonka City Hall. More information

October meetings: Money in Politics continued

In September, LWVE member, Lonni Skrentner presented an introduction to the topic. In October, there will be two meetings:
  • October 8, 9:45 - 11:30, Edina Senior Center - Room 4
    • "Money: The Root of All Political Evil" with Professor David Schultz
  • October 10,  9:45-11:30 - Edina City Hall - Community Room
    • Lonni Skrentner will present a TED Talk by Professor Lawrence Lessig from Harvard Law School
In preparation for the meetings, LWVE members are encouraged to read about money in politics on the LWV U.S. website and join the LWV Money in Politics Google Group (click apply for membership).

Volunteer at a citizenship ceremony 

The League of Women Voters Minnesota helps with voter registration for these new citizens at all ceremonies across the state. Since 2007, LWVMN has helped 64,000 new citizens at naturalization ceremonies to register to vote. Email Judy Stuthman at jastuthman@aol.com for more information about volunteering at the following ceremonies:
  • Thursday, September 17, 10 AM & 2 PM at Landmark Center, St. Paul 
  • Monday, September 28, 10:30 AM & 2 PM at Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 10:30 AM & 2 PM at Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center

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