Expanding Voter Access

LWV WI Issues Briefing 2017
Event Date: 
Oct 28 2017 (All day)
Event location: 

Madison College, Truax Campus

Nearly 120 League members and friends attended LWV WI’s State Issues Briefing on October 28 at Madison College. Here are summaries and resources from the day of presentations and small group sessions.


Support open primary election systems that narrow the field of candidates for the general election and permit all registered voters, regardless of political party membership, to participate.

Civic Awareness Series with Cantigny

Cantigny LWV Wheaton Civics Awareness Series


The LWV-Hingham supports measures and opportunities to increase educational practices and facilitate a more inclusive Town Meeting processes to encourage informed, active citizen participation in Town government.

Annual Warrant Review

In order to engage voters early in the Annual Town Meeting legislative process, The LWV Hingham hosts an annual public review of the content of the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.

The forum gives citizens the opportunity to review Articles and ask questions. They can then follow up by attending Advisory Committee meetings at which the Advisory Committee will discuss its recommendations for the particular articles in which the citizens are interested.

Articles News

The Wisconsin Elections Commission considers several critical matters in its December 12, 2017 meeting, including ballot design, agency staffing and a UW-Madison study on the impact of the photo ID requirement. A statement from LWV WI discusses these matters.

Articles News

Assembly Bill 637 seeks to address some problems with the current absentee ballot process. While we appreciate the intent of this legislation, our statement outlines serious problems including the fact that it creates a two-tier system in which all absentee ballots are not treated equally.

Early Voting Information


  • HOURS: 8:00 am -- 4:30 pm
  • Registrar's Office, City Hall, RM 1W23; 1300 Perdido St.
  • Registrar's Office, Algiers Courthouse, RM 105; 225 Morgan St.
  • Voting Machine Warehouse; 8870 Chef Menteur Highway
  • Lake Vista Community Center, 6500 Spanish Fort Blvd. 2nd floor meeting room


Voter Information



GeauxVote is the official website for elections and voter information from the Secretary of State.  The GeauxVote icon may be downloaded to your smart phone for easy access.  It is free from your App store.  On GeauxVote you may:


The League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara support effective, honest, participatory government, with all eligible voters registered to vote informed, voting and sharing responsibility for governing.


Expanding Voter Access