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LWVWI Annual Meeting

Our State Annual Meeting was held in Ashland. See speaker and plenary materials and a slide show here.
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Meg McLane Award for Advocacy

Helen Schwartz (left) is presented the 2015 Meg McLane Award for Advocacy by fellow LWV Greater Green Bay member Pat Finder-Stone at the State Annual Meeting in Ashland. Helen was honored for her commitment to voter education and advocacy on behalf of new citizens, low-income individuals, the elderly and others. The award recognized Helen’s long record of service to the League, including as Membership Chair and Voter Education Chair. Herr work has a sustained and widespread impact, and has had a level of continuity that has benefited the broader community.
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News & Events
Press releases and announcements here. Calendar of events below. Check back often!

09/28/2015  Collaborative letter to Gov. Walker urging that he not appoint a current candidate to the Supreme Court  (PDF)

09/08/2015  Press release: League supports nonpartisan redistricting reform (PDF)

In 4 locations beginning September 16! LWV-WI partners with American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to host four free public forums - Rebuild America's Infrastructure and Economy. Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Madison, Eau Claire.

September 25-26 in Glenview, Illinois! LWV Lake Michigan Region's Annual Meeting. Meet with representatives of other states to explore impactful strategies for Lake Michigan!

October 10 in Middleton! LWVWI State Issues BriefingRegister by September 30!
-- Tia Nelson, on Climate Change
-- Barry Burden, on Election Law and Voter Turnout
-- Jay Heck, on Collaborating for Reform
New!  Optional Redistricting Roundtable during our Networking Lunch
Click here for details.

October 24 in Dubuque, Iowa!  First Annual Meeting of the LWV-Upper Mississippi River Region Inter-League Organization at the Grand River Center. More details to come.
07/21/2015   Statement on call to dismantle Government Accountability Board  (PDF)

07/13/2015  State Budget: The bad outweighs the good, but it's time to move forward  (PDF)

07/08/2015  Statement to Assembly representatives about state budget  (PDF)

07/06/2015  Statement on anonymous attempt to gut open records law  (PDF)

06/30/2015  League signs letter calling for a "Mobile DMV" unit to help people obtain a photo ID for voting  (PDF)

06/29/2015  League warns secrecy is poisoning our democracy  (PDF)

06/17/2015  Updated statement to all State Senators and Assembly Representatives about the state budget  (PDF)

06/09/2015  Leading good government groups in Wisconsin denounce bill to destroy audit bureau  (PDF)

Broad coalition endorses plan for better budget choices - Legislators can avoid devastating cuts without raising taxes (PDF)  

05/11/2015  Wisconsin State Legislature wants to be your OB/GYN - Targeting women and families with the 20 week abortion ban (PDF)

03/23/2015  Statement about voter ID  (PDF)

03/17/2015  Letter from 22 state & national organizations to Governor Walker in support of GAB  (PDF)

03/16/2015  League's statement to Joint Finance Committee about the proposed state budget (PDF)

02/24/2015  Opposition to right-to-work bill and the fast-tracking process  (PDF)

02/09/2015  Budget would muzzle watchdogs, dismantle institutions  (PDF)
01/06/2015  League releases Election Observer Report from November 2014 midterm elections. The report. (PDFs)

12/15/2014  Letter to DMV on proposed rules for issuing free state ID cards for voting purposes (PDF)

State Issues Briefing


Saturday, October 10, 9AM – 2PM 
Courtyard Marriott, 2266 Deming Way, Middleton

  • Tia Nelson on Climate Change
  • Barry Burden on Election Law and Voter Turnout
  • Jay Heck on Collaborating for Reform
Register by September 30!
Click here more information and registration.

Recent E-news Updates
Update - Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Register to vote - and help others to register too! read more ...
Update - Monday, September 14, 2015
Bipartisan proposal for fair voting maps deserves a public hearing read more ...
Update - Tuesday, September 08, 2015
League news & events you won't want to miss read more ...
8/27/15 - Thursday, August 27, 2015
Celebrating suffrage, protecting our water, defending the GAB read more ...
July 31, 2015 - Monday, August 03, 2015
Judicial recusal back in the spotlight, inspiring stories about voting, more read more ...
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