The slide show is now available for viewing. Click here to view. 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.
Civics affects us every day, but its mechanics is often ignored or forgotten. Educating (or re-educating) yourself on the structure and rules of the government gives you the ability to become part of the decision-making process and create a positive impact on your government. Join us for the third part of this series which covers the Judicial Branch of our government.
The United States is renowned for having one of the most sophisticated judicial systems in the world. Everyday thousands of people, including law enforcement officers, lawyers, judges, and government officials take part in this system, hoping to settle disputes and work for justice.
How will cllimate change put stress on both city infrastructure and resident needs? Do our cities have specific enrironmental review processes? How do 2040 Comprehensive Plans address climate change? These and other questions will be addressed by Mayors or City Council members from Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Maplewood and Roseville. Tuesday, March 24, 6:30- 8:00 pm, Roseville Library Community Room, 2180 N Hamline Avenue, Roseville. Co-sponsored by Ramsey County Library. Free and open to the public.
CTV North Suburbs created a video that explains what Conversations With Constituents is about.. It includes interviews with both elected officials and participants at this year's event. Here is a link to the video.
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
Early Voting Locations: Ramsey County has provided a list of places to vote early in person: https://www.ramseycounty.us/residents/elections-voting/voters/vote-election-day/early-voting
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.
The LWV of Roseville Area is organizing another History Theatre play outing as a group on Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. The play is the drama, Not for Sale, which takes place in the 1950s and 1960s in the Twin Cities as families of color face discrimination buying houses in all white neighborhoods.