Faced with a slate of 10 candidates for city government, the League of Women Voters of Southwest Missouri decided to try something new to introduce them to voters. The League dubbed the event “Candi-dating” and based the format on speed dating.
To mark Women’s History Month and to reflect on the League’s history, we recently spoke with some of our former presidents to hear about their best memories as well as their vision for the future of the League of Women Voters.
The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a big blow to voters in Wisconsin by refusing to hear a challenge to the state’s voter photo ID law. The Court’s denial puts at risk the voting rights of over 300,000 eligible voters.