Electoral College - Is There Another Option? - February 18, 2020

Electoral College/National Popular Vote Compact—Is There Another Option for Choosing a President?  Karen Schaffer, LWV Roseville Area member and president of the Council of Metropolitan Leagues of Women Voters (CMAL) will present.  Co-hosted with the Roseville Public Library; 6:30-8 p.m.; Roseville Public Library Community Room, 2180 N. Hamline Ave., Roseville.

To view the brochure about why the Electoral College should be abolished, click here.  To view the proposed resolution to abolish the Electoral College, click here.  

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Minnesota Precinct Caucuses

Minnesota's precinct caucuses will be held on February 25, 2020 at 7 pm.  Precinct caucuses are meetings organized by political parties to endorse candidates and build party platforms prior to general elections.  You can find where your local precinct caucus will be held by using the Precinct Finder Tool at mnvotes.org.

The League of Women Voters of Minnesota has created a document that describes the precinct process.  A link to the document can be found here.

January 2020 Voter

The January Voter is full of great information and photos.  Included are articles about:

  • A recap of the December Centennial/Holiday party, along with photos
  • An article about the Presidential Nomination primary
  • Several articles on upcoming events, including Conversations With Constituents on January 16
  • An article by Florence Sprague on non-violent demonstrations based on the Letter from Birmingham Jail written by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

CMAL Meeting: Our Region * Our Quality of Life * Our Future - January 11

Todd Graham, Met Council Principal Forecaster, provided a copy of his presentation shared with members on January 11, 2020..  You can view it by clicking here.

Council on Metropolitan League of Women Voters (CMAL) invites you to a meeting where Todd Graham, Met Council Principal Forecaster, will set the table for a prioritization activity led by our Committee to Review CMAL Program for Action.  Come and learn from Todd Graham and the Committee to Review CMAL Program for Action, and then make your priorities  known for CMAL's future studies!  Todd knows all about the future in terms of employers, employees, workforce, household formation, land use, housing - etc. etc.  His information will help us find our CMAL forward.  And our CMAL Committee will carry the ball forward!

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What You Need to Know About the New Presidential Nomination Primary

Date: March 3, 2020 (early voting by mail and in person begins January 17, 2020)

Polling Place Hours: 7 am-8 pm most locations. Check for exceptions at MNVotes.org.

Location: Find your polling place and learn how to vote early in person or by mail at MNVotes.org.

Why: To vote for a major party candidate for President of the United States

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