LWVMC Publishes Online Voter Guide
August 11, 2020
The League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County today published candidate responses on VOTE411.org from the two Democratic candidates competing in the August 11 primary for Milwaukee County Register of Deeds. This is the only Milwaukee County-wide contested race on the primary ballot.
Their responses join already published candidate responses on VOTE411.org from Wisconsin congressional and legislative district candidates appearing on the August 11 partisan primary ballot. Each candidate’s responses are posted in the candidate’s own words.
Waukesha Co. Historical Society & Museum and LWVMC-Waukesha Co. Branch Plan Virtual Celebration of 19th Amendment Centennial
Bonnie Byrd, Waukesha Co. Historical Society & Museum
August 11, 2020
The Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum will honor the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment in August with a month of programs, exhibits, and social media content. Highlights include a live-streamed virtual program “On Wisconsin: Celebrating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment,” co-hosted with the League of Women Voters Milwaukee-Waukesha County Branch, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday 18-August, featuring Dr. Genevieve McBride.
Details and links to this live-stream can be found at or by following the WCHSM and LWV on Facebook.
LWVMC Statement on Deployment of Federal Law Enforcement Officers to MKE
Peggy Creer, League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County
July 27, 2020
The League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County joins the League of Women Voters of the United States and local Leagues throughout the country in condemning the arbitrary deployment of uninvited federal officers to various cities, including Milwaukee.
MAKE YOUR PLAN TO VOTE
Go to MyVote.wi.gov to:
Register to vote
Request your absentee ballot
Check your registration status
HOW AND WHERE TO VOTE EARLY in the Aug 11, 2020 Fall Primary Election
Check the dates, places and information on early voting in Milwaukee County
VIRTUAL IMMIGRATION FORUM
A discussion of DACA and asylum seekers with Q&A moderated by former Wisconsin Public Radio host Kathleen Dunn
Saturday, June 6, 2020, 10 AM – 11:30
Erin Barbato, Director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic at the University of Wisconsin Law School
Uzoamaka Emeka Nzelibe, Director of the Immigration Law Clinic at the Bluhm Legal Clinic, Northwestern University Law School
Aissa Olivarez, Managing Attorney at the Community Immigration Law Center (CILC) in Madison, Wis.
The forum will be conducted as a virtual town hall from 10:00 to 11:30 am and livestreamed on the League's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/lwvmilwaukee/