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Upcoming LWVD Events
Sept. 10 A Social at Amato’s Pizza, S. Sandusky St., 6:30-8:30
Oct. 6 Candidates Night, Delaware Area Career Ctr, North
6:30 Meet and Greet, 7:00 -9:00 Candidates Forum
November – Program on Human Trafficking, date TBA
A Social?? What is it? Why?
Something new for Delaware LWV.
Let’s get-together for conversation with like-minded people.
Pizza will be provided; you will be responsible for your beverage and for
your thoughts, which you will hopefully share.
Please join us! Bring a friend and take this opportunity to get to know people in League.
Ohio voters can fix a broken, politically bias redistricting system by supporting State Issue 2 on Nov. 6.
If approved, the proposed constitutional amendment would bring equity and balance to the state legislative and congressional redistricting process by removing the power from politicians and lobbyists and putting it in the hands of citizens.
District maps are redrawn every 10 years after the federal census. Under the current system the majority political party in office controls the process.
State Issue 2 establishes a politically independent citizens commission to redraw the maps and also requires the now closed-door process to be open to public scrutiny.
For more than 30 years, members of the LWV have worked to fix the flawed process. Now, partnering with Voters First and 30 Ohio organizations, we seek voter support for State Issue 2 which adds fairness and compactness among other criteria for redrawing the political districts.
Upon request, the League of Women Voters of Delaware County will provide speakers to discuss the details of Issue 2. Such information helps voters make decisions on Election Day.
“An informed citizenry is the only true repository of the public will.” — Thomas Jefferson.
For more information or to schedule a speaker, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Karen Rainey, President, at (740) 368-9001.