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


There are basically two kinds of omnibus bills that thwart citizen efforts to follow Minnesota’s legislative process and to participate in government decision-making. The first is a committee policy bill that committee chairs and their staffs put together, behind closed doors, based on a number of bills heard by their committee. The second type 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.

The Voter Newsletter – March 2018

In this month’s issue: Mapping Prejudice Project Tracks Racism in Housing, We shine a spotlight on 50 year member Margit Berg, Highlights of Superintendent of Mpls Schools, Ed Graff’s talk at Program Planning, A Summary of Program Planning, Nominations for Bess Mlnarik Award needed, President’s column and more. The March 2018 Voter
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The Voter Newsletter – February 2018

In this month’s issue: Program Planning, President Sandy Hull’s call to action for volunteers, Candidate Forums, Spotlight on Gwen Myers, Recap of January’s Civic Buzz on Preventing Gun Violence. February 2018 Voter Newsletter  
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Are You on Facebook?

Besides LWV Minneapolis’ own great Facebook page, you may want to join in the lively discussion on Virtual Voter.  The Voter – Virtual Edition is a Facebook group where all members at large and members of local Leagues in Minnesota can share highlights of local League activities. All members can post, add pictures, ask questions, […]
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Get Ready to Vote

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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LWVMinneapolis on Twitter

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Saving lives is nonpartisan. Using science and real data to craft policy should be nonpartisan. Bowing to special interests and gun makers and industry is partisan. https://t.co/fIZ3Pd0uit
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“Under the agreement, the Vikings can use the park without paying rent, and taxpayers will ultimately have to pay millions for a park that largely benefits the NFL team, Ostrow argued to Hennepin County District... https://t.co/D0cupr9Fu1