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Date: 8/2/2022
Subject: August 2, 2022 News Update
From: LWV of La Crosse

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August 2, 2022 News Update

Election Day Information

August 9, 2022 Partisan Primary 
August 9 is the partisan primary. Plan your vote now so your preferred candidate is on the ballot in November.
Our League webpage is the perfect place to find all the information you need to know about when and where to vote in the upcoming election. Local clerks have added locations and hours to the early voting schedule to make it easier for citizens to vote this election cycle.  
Look at our 2022 Forums Page to see what the candidates are saying. More forums will be added as they occur, so check back often. is your place to find out exactly what will be on your ballot and the candidates' answers to questions. 


The Board Brief

Updates from the LWV Board and President
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We hope you'll join us in thanking you for your membership, your support and your encouragement.

Robin Schmidt, President
LWV of the La Crosse Area
      More Information Here            

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The Gundersen family issued an open invitation to all who would like to attend Rachel's memorial. We were honored to receive this invitation.

Wisconsin Elections Are Secure 
View this video putting to rest
voting misinformation and disinformation.
Check out La Crosse County Clerk Ginny Dankmeyer featured in a video fighting voter misinformation and disinformation.Election Security Video

What's On The Ballot
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                                                         What does the Attorney General do?
Attorneys general head of the state Department of Justice, which  provides legal advice and representation for state agencies and all three branches of government.
                                                           Why does this matter?
As the chief law officer of the state, the attorney general oversees  Wisconsin's Department of Justice, and determines the priorities of state law enforcement.

As a member of the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands, the State Attorney General plays a key role in managing
  • the state's remaining trust lands with more than 77,000 acres of forest,
  • $1 billion in trust funds, used primarily as the sole source of state funding for public school libraries,
  • the state's archive of 19th-century land survey and land sales records. 

Election Integrity Discussed

August 16, 2022
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The fall 2022 election will be important in many ways. At the same time, many have questions about the election process itself. Don't miss this timely conversation on election integrity in Wisconsin.
To register or find out more about this important topic, follow the link below.
You may also find a live stream of this discussion on our facebook page.

August Book Club
August 29, 2022
6:30 to 8pm (in person)

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The  August Book Club will meet in person in the roofed picnic shelter of Riverside International Friendship Gardens. If the shelter is not available, we will meet at the garden entryway to select a different spot in the park, so bring a chair. If weather is severe, we will meet via Zoom.
Bring your ideas for recommendations for books to read going forward. 
All participants should still register as they will receive a backup Zoom link if the outdoor venue needs to be canceled. Participants will also receive an email confirming if the outdoor location is a "go."
      August Book Club       


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