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LUNCH WITH THE LEAGUE
 
Thursday, October 18
11:30 am - 1 pm  at McCollough Branch Library 

Election Security
Carla Hayden, Vanderburgh County Clerk
 
Lunch ($12) will be sandwiches, 2 sides, desserts and beverages.
 
Please make reservations:
slezlie@hotmail.com or call Lezlie (812)437-9320

REDISTRICTING RESOURCES

 
Earlier this month the Supreme Court ruled that the plaintiffs in Gill v. Whitford  failed to demonstrate standing and sent the case back to the district court to give the plaintiffs a chance to demonstrate that they have suffered “concrete and particularized injuries”. In Benisek v. Lamone, the court also sent the case back to the lower courts without ruling on the merits.  
 
Both decisions mean that voters in Maryland and Wisconsin will once again be forced to participate in an election under an unconstitutional map. However, Leagues continue to gain momentum on redistricting, including in Pennsylvania where the League is working for a plan 'free from partisan hijacking' and in North Carolina where we could see the next big legal battle on gerrymandering.   

Check out A Conversation on Redistricting with Ruth Greenwood and Nick Stephanopoulos, originally broadcast live at our National Convention on June 28. Greenwood served on the legal team for the plaintiffs in Gill v. Whitford and Stephanopoulos created the Efficiency Gap Theory, which is the standard the court considered in the Gill v. Whitford case. Both are co-council for the League of Women Voters of North Carolina in the partisan gerrymandering case, LWV v. Rucho
 
League of Women Voters of the United States July 1, 2018 

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FALL 2018 CANDIDATE FORUMS/DEBATES 

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 7 pm at Ivy Tech Auditorium
Indivisible Forum for state and federal candidates 

Thursday, Sept. 20, Noon at McCollough Branch Library
Vanderburgh County Prosecutor debate
Contact Lezlie Simmons at slezlie@hotmail.com or (812)437-9320 for reservations
  
Thursday, Sept. 20, 6 pm at the Howell Shelter house
Westside Improvement Association Candidates forum

Thursday, Sept. 27, 6:30 pm at the C K Newsome Center
UNOE Candidate Forum

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 7 pm at Ivy Tech Auditorium
Indivisible forum for county and local candidates

Monday, Oct. 22, 7 pm Live debates on WNIN
Candidates for Vanderburgh County Prosecutor, House District 76, and a Vanderburgh County Board of Commissioners seat

 

Deb Schade, President
P. O. Box 4456   Evansville, IN 47724


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