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

Hennepin County Governance 101 

How much do you know about how the Hennepin County government impacts our lives?  Get a primer on our county government from Linda Higgins, retiring Hennepin County Commissioner for District 2.  Hennepin County, the largest county in Minnesota by budget and population, is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, three of whom represent different parts of […]
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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.

The Voter Newsletter -September 2018

In this month’s issue: September’s topic, the 2020 Census, Annual Meeting Wrap Up, Bess Mlnarick Award winner Jennifer Johnson, New Board Member profiles, And much more. The September 2018 Voter.
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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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School Board Candidate Forum

Curious about what’s in store for Minneapolis Public Schools? Have your questions answered and hear the views of candidates for the School Board on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. at South High School, 3131 19th Ave. So.  Candidates running at-large and those from districts 1, 3, and 5 have been invited. […]
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Next Generation Voter Contributes to Site

LWVMpls received great feedback from a teacher and student about our Voter Information on this site. The young researcher also suggested we add information that she found useful from Ohio University on Kid’s Guide to the US Government. We are happy to oblige and hope teachers and students continue to send us feedback and suggestions.
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Thanks to the SouthWest Journal for recognizing and writing about citizens coming together for community conversations and the practice of Democracy! There are many LWVMpls volunteers amongst... https://t.co/9Iy5gUlQSL
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Want to learn more about how Hennepin County Government impacts our lives? Join us at our next civic Buzz on October 2nd. Event details in first comment. https://t.co/zp3ue2H6Vb
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