Unit Meeting October 18 & 19

State Senator John Marty will speak at the Oct. 18 meeting of the League of Women Voter of Roseville Area.  His talk is titled “It's called an Election, not an Auction... yet it feels like we are selling our democracy to the high bidders.”  Sen. Marty is the chair of the Senate Environment and Energy Committee and the co-chair of the Legislative Energy Commission. He has been a leading advocate for clean elections and fair campaign funding throughout his career.

The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Autumn Grove Roseville Park building, 1365 Lydia Ave. W. The event is free and open to the public. There will also be a recorded viewing of the program the next day at Resurrection Lutheran, 910 County Road D, Roseville



New Voter Registration

Are you interested in registering voters but are unsure of the rules?  Judy Stuthman will run a short "How to Register Voters" session after the September 6, 2016 meeting at the Roseville library.  Gather at a table in the back of the room at 8:30 and listen to her wisdom.


LWV Roseville Area Book Club

  • Book discussion of What's The Matter with Kansas? by Thomas Frank
  • Wednesday, August 17, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • At the home of Carolyn Cushing

Primary Election News

The Primary Election will take place on August 9, 2016.

  • Minnesota Associate Justice Supreme Court 6 position
  • Partisan run off for U.S. Representative District 4

To see information about your polling place and examine a sample ballot, click here.  

To see information on absentee voting before August 9, click here.

Ramsey County has implemented a new voting system effective for the primary election on August 8.  Click here to view a short video demonstrating the new system.



Chapter Meeting September 6, 2016

Ramsey County elections manager Joe Mansky will speak at the September 6 meeting of the League of Women Voters Roseville Area.  The meeting is co-sponsored by the Ramsey County Library.  Mansky's talk is titled "All You Ever Wanted to Know About Ramsey County Elections."

Prior to his work with Ramsey County, Mansky was manager of Governor Jesse Ventura's redistricting commission and served as state election director in the Minnesota secretary of state's office for many years.

The meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N.  The event is free and open to the public.

See a replay of this presentation on You Tube here.



Votes for Women Film Fest

Photo of Inez sitting on white horse

Thursday, August 18, 7:00–8:30pm.

Ramsey County Library - Roseville

Ninety-six years ago the 19th Amendment was ratified, giving American women the right to vote. Join us as we celebrate that historic occasion with films about the struggle for votes and about Inez Milholland, one of the most colorful of the early campaigners for women's suffrage. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters - Roseville Area; the Human Rights Commissions of Roseville and Shoreview; and the Harriet G. Walker Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Free Entry - Registration requested: 

Click here to read a Time Magazine article about Inez Milholland.


Booking Together

LWV – Roseville Area Booking Together

Wednesday, July 13, 10:00 – 11:30, at the home of Carolyn Cushing.

Please join us with a book or two that you might recommend to fellow Leaguers. This is a relaxing way for newer and veteran members to discuss fiction and nonfiction leaving with thought-provoking reading lists!


2016 Annual Meeting

LWV Roseville Area chapter elected new officers for the 2016-2017 year. Other action items included adoption of new positions following a year-long study of local area police services, adoption of new study on affordable housing.