League of Women Voters

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of the Northwoods is inviting the public to look at what is termed a "one stop shop" for the April 7 election. A more complete "Voters Guide" is expected to be available by mid-March.

Called "Vote411.org", the site will have a variety of information about the candidates for town and school board races in the Northwoods..says the League's local president Yolan Mistele...

 

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The League of Women Voters of the Northwoods has given it's support to an agency under legislative review.

The Government Accountability Board was created as a non-partisan administrator of elections. They have been criticized for uneven performance. GAB officials this week defended their actions, saying they are understaffed and have had to deal with numerous recall elections, among other increasing duties. 

Representative Dean Knudson of Hudson would like to overhaul the board enabling some partisan members.

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The League of Women Voters of the Northwoods is participating in National Voter Registration Day next week and have set up several spots for people to register.

Chapter President Yolan Mistele says the day is a way to celebrate voting in our country...

".....locally we will be setting up our shops at various places in the communities . Two libraries,   Nicolet College and also the Senior Center in Rhinelander..."

Mistele say at the Rhinelander and Minocqua public libraries volunteers will be helping citizens use the state voter registration system.

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Jane Trotter is a spokesperson for the  League of Women Voters of the Northwoods. The League has launched a new on-line voter tool called VOTE 411 and she describes how it works.

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A Harshaw resident will have a seat in the courtroom Tuesday as the state Supreme Court hears the Voter ID case.

In October, 2011, the Wisconsin League of Women Voters filed suit saying the Wisconsin legislature violated the Sufferage Act of the state constitution.