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Bozeman League at Sweet Pea Parade

Bozeman League at Sweet Pea Parade

Bozeman League Marching in Sweet Pea Parade

2018 State Retreat in Billings

2018 State Board Retreat

2018 Montana State Retreat

Bozeman Annual Meeting 2018

Bozeman League Annual Meeting

League members gather once a year for an annual meeting.

Members of Bozeman League at annual meeting
Photo of statue of Jeannette Rankin, first woman elected to US Congress

Jeannette Rankin, first female Congressman

Jeanette Rankin's statue in Montana state capitol. Rankin was the first woman elected to the US Congress.

image of Montana state capitol building with flower beds in foreground

Montana State Capitol

The League of Women Voters Montana monitors and seeks to influence state legislative actions. 

voter banner with many words encouraging voting

Vote poster

Encourging People to Vote

League of Women Voters Logo

Logo of the League

League of Women Voters Making Democracy Strong

Montana

Making Democracy Work!

The League of Women Voters Montana  is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. The League does not support any political candidates or parties. We influence public policy through research, information, and advocacy.  This is achieved through facilitation of civil discourse.

Bozeman Forum Logo 2018
Event Date: 
Oct 23 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Belgrade Community Library

Come listen and ask questions of the candidates:

House Race 64 (Denise Albrecht, Kerry White)

House Race 67 (Kristine Menicucci, Tom Burnett)

House Race 68 (Seth Mangini, Bruce Grubbs, Ron Murray)

 

Bozeman Forum Logo 2018
Event Date: 
Oct 24 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Bozeman Public Library Large Community Room

Come listen and ask questions of the candidates:

House Race 61 (Jim Hamilton, Alexander Fetto)
House Race 65 (Chris Pope, Jane Gillette)

Bozeman Forum Logo 2018
Event Date: 
Oct 17 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Bozeman Public Library Large Community Room

Come listen and ask questions of the candidates:

Senate Race 32 (Pat Flowers, Jed Hinkle, Francis Wendt)
Senate Race 34 (Sam Newville, Gordy Vance)
County Commission (Stephen White, Scott MacFarlane)

Voter Suppression
Event Date: 
Oct 17 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Missoula Public Library

The Missoula League of Women Voters (LWV) is hosting a public meeting focused on LR129 – a legislative referendum placed on the ballot by SB352, sponsored by State Senator Albert Olszewski of Kalispell during the 2017 Montana Legislative Session.

Montana Free Press
Event Date: 
Oct 12 2018 - 12:00pm
Event location: 

Bozeman Public Library Large Community Room

MSU Wonderlust and the Bozeman League of Women Voters will host a Friday Forum called “The Future of Non-profit Journalism: Dark Money in Montana and the Importance of Vigorous and Independent Reporting.”

A Seat At The Table
Event Date: 
Oct 8 2018 - 11:45am
Event location: 

Hope Lutheran Church

At the Monday, October 8th League meeting we will be conducting a “Seat at the Table” conversation. At the meeting we will be have a two-way conversation with each other as an effort to create a more unified community as we grow.

Judicial Forum
Event Date: 
Oct 4 2018 - 11:30am
Event location: 

Elks Club

Listen to the candidates running to fill two newly created positions for judge in Yellowstone County.

Bozeman Forum Logo 2018
Event Date: 
Sep 26 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Bozeman Public Library Large Community Room

Pro and Con speakers will be present to take questions about each of the following ballot initiatives

Event Date: 
Sep 25 2018 - 9:00am
Event location: 

Billings Montana - Various Locations

Working to increase voter participation in our community, the League of Women Voters of Billings is proud to be a National Voter Registration Day partner.  On Tuesday, September 25, the League will engage the Billings community by registering vote

Aaron Pruitt
Event Date: 
Sep 24 2018 - 11:45am
Event location: 

Hope Lutheran Church

The Bozeman League of Women Voters will host Aaron Pruitt of Montana PBS at their meeting on Monday, September 24.  Mr.

Bozeman Public Safety Center
Event Date: 
Sep 10 2018 - 11:45am
Event location: 

Hope Lutheran Church

On Monday, September 10,  the Bozeman League of Women Voters will host a team of speakers from the city of Bozeman who will be speaking on the proposed Bozeman Public Safety Facility.  The Bozeman League meets at 11:45 a.m.

Debra Bonogofsky
Event Date: 
Sep 6 2018 - 11:30am
Event location: 

Elks Club

Debra Bonogofsky is a subject of the recent documentary, Dark Money, directed by Helena native, Kimberley Reed.

Photo of Peter Miller, Political Scientist
Event Date: 
Aug 22 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Lewis and Clark Public Library

Dr. Miller will address the historical purpose of the Electoral College at the time of the writing of the US Constitution and what has changed since then, ways to reform the Electoral College to obtain direct election of the presidency, and some comparisons to other countries that have abolished their Electoral Colleges and the impact this had on their elections and politics.

Photo of Peter Miller, Political Scientist
Event Date: 
Aug 21 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Missoula Public Library

Dr. Miller will present a 30 minute talk followed by questions and discussion on the electoral college, how it works, and how the national popular vote compact might alter presidential elections.

Photo of Peter Miller, Political Scientist
Event Date: 
Aug 23 2018 - 12:00pm
Event location: 

Bozeman Public Library Large Community Room

The LWV of the Bozeman Area and the Bozeman Public Library are hosting Dr. Peter Miller. He will present a talk about the Electoral College on Thursday, August 23 at noon in the Bozeman Public Library large community room.