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.

Edina School Board candidate forum

LWVE will sponsor an Edina School Board candidate forum on Thursday, September 10 from 7-9 PM at Edina City Hall. Three seats will be up for election  on the seven-member school board. All candidates who filed for office are invited to participate. 

The forum is a great chance to hear the candidates’ views. The community is welcome to attend. LWVE pays for local candidate forums to be professionally video recorded and posts the recording online. Support LWVE's candidate forums through a donation.

September meetings: Money in Politics

LWVE member, Lonni Skrentner will present an introduction to the topic, which will also be covered more in depth at LWVE's October meeting. Come prepared with questions!
  • September 10, 2015, 9:30 - 11:30, Edina Senior Center - Room 4
  • September 12, 2015, 9:30-11:30 - Edina City Hall - Community Room

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:
  • Wednesday, September 9, 1 PM at Bloomington Schneider Theater 
  • 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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