Making Democracy Work

Making Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

VOTER ID IN THE NEWS IN INDIANA

The chairman of the Montgomery County Republican Party, John Pickerill, wrote two guest columns, one to the Journal Review Online in Crawfordsville and one to the Journal and Courier in Lafayette supporting the importance of the Voter ID Law in Indiana to prevent voter fraud and criticizing the Democratic candidate for Secretary of State, Beth White, and the League of Women Voters for not supporting the Indiana Voter ID Law. Read the letters and responses to them from LWV of Montgomery County and LWV of Greater Lafayette.

Letter from John Pickerill published in the Journal Review, Crawfordsville, IN.
Letter from John Pickerill published in the Journal and Courier, Lafayette, IN.
Response letter from LWV of Montgomery County, IN>
Response letter from LWV of Greater Lafayette, IN.

SAVE THE DATE
LWVIN - Fall Regional Workshop for Northern Indiana - September 20

The Fall 2014 Regional Workshop for Northern Indiana local League will be hosted by LWV South Bend Area and held September 20, 2014 from 10:00am to 2:00pm on the South Bend Campus of Ivy Tech Community College. Lunch included.

SAVE THE DATE FOR LWVGL SUMMER PICNIC!
August 23, 11 AM - 1 PM
Happy Hollow Park, Shelter #3
See details on the activities calendar


2014 LWVGL ANNUAL MEETING SUMMARY
and Mental Health Statistics shared by our guest Jennifer Flora


March 2014 Voter now available! It's filled with news, information and upcoming events.
A great read!

Directory of Government Officials
The Greater Lafayette League of Women Voters 2013 Directory of Government Officials is still available. This publication contains contact information for elected and appointed officials and commissions for Tippecanoe County, Lafayette, West Lafayette, Battle Ground, Clarks Hill, Dayton and Shadeland. Copies have been distributed to public offices throughout the area. Pick up one today.

In addition the 2014 Addendum to the Directory is now available. There were no elections in 2013 to change the positions of the elected officials but the addendum reflects new appointments or other changes important to local government.


CLERKS: An Interview with Cindy Murray, Judith Rhodes and Christa Coffey

Read board member Michael Oxenrider's interview with our city and county clerks.