The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. LWV US: www.lwv.org LWV MN: www.lwvmn.org
Voter Information: www.MNVotes.org (Online Voter Registration, Sample Ballots, Absentee Ballot Request, Polling Place Lookup, etc.)
LWV Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Hopkins is entirely run by volunteers. Your tax-deductible donation helps us continue work in our community in Voter Service and Citizen Education. Thank you for supporting LWV MEPH.
Fall Candidate Forums
Wed Sept. 5 MN House 48 A/B
Thurs Sept 6 Eden Prairie Municipal
Wed Sept 12 Eden Prairie School Board
All at 7PM in the EP Council Chambers
Call For Volunteers: Voter Registration and Forums
Hello! We are starting to schedule fall Voter Registration Drives and of course our Candidate Forums. Volunteers are needed - members and non-members are welcome! Please complete the contact form below indicating your interest in helping at any particular event. If you don't see one that fits your schedule but still want to help, let us know, or watch this space for additional dates.
Minnetonka Farmers Market - Tuesdays, 4-6 PM (Aug. 21, Sept. 4, Sept. 18)
Music in the Park - Tuesdays 6:30-8 PM (August 21)
Hopkins Farmers Market - Saturdays 10:00-Noon (Aug. 25, Sept. 8, Sept. 22)
National Night Out in Oberlin Park, Minnetonka, Thursday, August 23rd, 5:00-7:00 pm
Voter Registration Drive, Eden Prairie Library, 5:30-8:30PM, Tues Sept 25
Voter Registration Drive, Hopkins Library, 6-8PM, Tues Oct 16
Candidate Forums, 6:30-8:30 PM at Eden Prairie City Hall (Sept. 5, Sept 6, Sept. 12)
Thank you for your help!
Nancy Gooch, Voter Service Co-chair, Barb Westmoreland, Voter Service Co-Chair, Peggy Kvam, President LWV MEPH
Volunteer at the State Fair for Voter Registration with the MN Secretary of State Office
Thank you so much for reaching out to us regarding volunteer opportunity at the State Fair to provide voter information, register voters and answer voter questions at our booth. I am very excited about this project and looking forward to working with all of you at the State Fair. I know you are ready for the next steps. There are two items that we need to complete at least by the end of next week.
Item # 1 Volunteer Training: there will be a webex/ live session interactive training next Thursday, August 16, 2018, from 2- 4pm. The training takes about one hour and you can join us from anywhere using your computer. Here is the instruction how to join the session.
Topic: State Fair Volunteer Training
Host: Nasser Mussa
Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm, Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00)
Session number: 743 841 168
Session password: volunteer
To join the training session
1. Go to https://mn.webex.com/mn/k2/j.php?MTID=t64d5810dcb3597475325470aa6fb286a
2. Enter your name and email address.
3. Enter the session password: volunteer.
4. Click "Join Now".
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link
Item #2 Volunteer Sign up shift:
To sign up for a shift, please got to the following link and choice date and time that works for you.
Please let me know if you have any questions. Here is my cellphone 952-594-1760
Thank you again,
Voter Outreach Director
Office of Minnesota Secretary of State, Steve Simon
Tip: Bus service to the fair is available! See https://www.metrotransit.org/state-fair-express
LWV MEPH Year in Review: 2017-2018
League of Women Voters of Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Hopkins is wrapping up another busy and productive year. We have gained members, and are now at 44. Sadly we also lost a member, Margaret Nelson, who served tirelessly on our board as Secretary.
Here is a review of our 2017-2018 year:
Voter Registration, Hopkins High School, April 25
Voter Registration, Eden Prairie High School, April 17
Citizen's Directory for Elected Officials
The 2018 update of Citizen's Directory for Elected Officials (2018_citizen_directory.pdf) is now available. This handy tri-fold brochure provides contacts for our local, state and federal public servants. Let your voice be heard! There is also information on voting.
Take Action with LWV Minnesota
Subscribe to Action Alerts here.
Subscribe to the Capitol Letter here.
Visit LWV Minnesota’s Facebook page.
Join The Voter – Virtual Edition
A Facebook group for LWV members and friends
Subscribe to Action Alerts so you can take action when a bill is in committee or going to the floor. The Capitol Letter keeps you informed about legislative activity. Email, phone, write your legislators, attend Town Hall meetings and speak up. Legislators listen to their constituents.
Local Leagues = Grass Roots Power
Hennepin Cty Sheriff Primary Forum
New Voter Education program and Voter Registration Drive 5:30-8:30 PM, Tues. Sept 25 at Eden Prairie Library.
Board of Directors