A non-partisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in all levels of government, especially at the local Minneapolis level.

Bonus Buzz: Minneapolis 2040

Minneapolis has just released a 20 year draft comprehensive plan affecting all its public policies from health, transportation, parks, jobs land use and housing. State law requires all metro area cities to produce comprehensive plans every ten years in order to achieve orderly and coordinated growth. Citizens have an opportunity to read the plan and […]
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The Civic Buzz meets the first Tuesday of each month, with new topics and speaker, followed by discussion. 5:30-7:30pm. at the Black Forest Inn, Minneapolis. Click here for previous Civic Buzz programs including video for many of many of our past programs, courtesy of The Uptake.

Annual Meeting

Thursday, June 7

5pm: Registration, Social Time
6-6:45: Buffet Dinner
6:45 Speaker: Mayor Jacob Frey

Folwell Park Recreation Center
1615 North Dowling Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55412

The Voter Newsletter – May 2018

In this month’s issue: Immigration – Minneapolis: A Sanctuary City? President’s Letter, Park Board Honors LWVMpls, Bonus Buzz on Minneapolis 2040 Plan, Annual Meeting Details, April Civic Buzz Recap: Omnibus Bills, Voter Service Program Notes. The May Voter Newsletter
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The Voter Newsletter – April 2018

In this month’s issue: Omnibus Bills – Democracy in Action? Special Message from Canan Karatekin and the Program Committee Mapping Prejudice Recap Nominations Committee Request Remembering Judy Farmer The April 2018 Voter.      
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Get Ready to Vote

Access info from the Voter Information drop-down menu above and watch this video from How to Vote in Every State to get ready for elections this year. August 14 is the Minneapolis primary election and November 6 the general election. Make sure you are registered and ready when you get to your polling place.
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CMAL Events in February

Council of Metropolitan Area Leagues of Women Voters (CMAL) Save the dates in February 2018! CMAL is co-sponsoring two events (with Golden Valley LWV and LWV of Crystal/New Hope/East Plymouth) about current issues surrounding the Metropolitan Council. “The Ideas Behind Development of the Metropolitan Council” Thursday,  February  8, 2018  7:00 p.m. Golden Valley Historical Society […]
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Upcoming Events

LWVMinneapolis on Twitter

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In case you didn't make it to the Bonus Buzz on the Minneapolis 2040 Plan, here is the video from the Uptake. https://t.co/ei2pGhu8ml
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"In addition to the scientific case for lowering the voting age, there is also a civic argument. Consider the dozen or so countries like Argentina, Austria, Brazil and Nicaragua that allow... https://t.co/4FGUKP4vui