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League of Women Voters Grosse Pointe

Empowering voters.  Defending democracy.

Serving the Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods communities since 1950


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NEXT ELECTION: AUGUST 6

LWVGP and LWV Detroit are working together on a Candidate Forum to be sure you can be an informed voter.  Submit questions by noon July 8 and we’ll ask the candidates as many as possible on July 9.

Yes! I have questions – for US Congress, District 13!

The forum will be a Private Forum on Zoom conducted by both Leagues’ Voter Services Committees.  You may watch it on our YouTube channel following the event.  The link will be posted here.
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Educated voters matter.  Please watch the Forum, use Vote411 for more information about the candidates, and VOTE.
  • Absentee ballots are available beginning June 27.
  • Early voting period:  July 27- August 4
  • Election day is August 6.

What is YOUR plan to vote?  

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MEMBERSHIP NEWS

LWV Members have a “jam-packed” June.  PLEASE check out our

Upcoming Membership Events

to find out how you can Empower Voters and Defend Democracy now!

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ADVOCACY ALERT!

LWV supports the Gun Safety measures the Michigan Legislature approved in 2023.  These four measures went into effect in February.

Click here for more detail.

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ADVOCACY ALERT II


What You Need To Know About
MISINFORMATION AND DISINFORMATION

MISINFORMATION

Inadvertently sharing false information without the intent of harm.

DISINFORMATION

Creating and sharing false information with the intent to harm

Check out our blog post on the topic now!

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YOUR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS BROCHURE

It’s a great resource to keep at the ready.   Your government officials want to know what you are thinking about issues that matter to you!  Call, email or write them today.

Click here for a download or pick one up at GP and HW libraries and city halls today.

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VOTER INFORMATION 2024

LWVMI & VOTE411.ORG PRESENT:

LWVMI VOTER  INFORMATION GUIDE

The LWV Works to Preserve, Protect & Promote Voting Rights and Civic Engagement.  Click the link above for this comprehensive guide.

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LWV logo Advocacy Update

LWVMI has been lobbying and monitoring bills about:

  • Firearms Safety
  • Environment
  • Healthcare
  • Freedom to Read

Our Advocacy Blog has details.


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The League of Women Voters Grosse Pointe, in partnership with the LWV Detroit and the War Memorial presented:

From Darkness to Light:

How Michigan’s “Sunshine Laws” Impact Your Civil Liberties.

Our thanks to our Panelists:
  • Christine MacDonald, Investigative Editor, Detroit Free Press
  • Ralph C. Simpson, Attorney and Freedom of Information Act expert
  • Gouri Sashital, Attorney with Keller Thoma and OMA expert

Click here for the recorded video.

The video recording from the November Know Your Voting Rights town hall is now posted on our YouTube channel.

 

Click here for more information about recent legislative changes:

  • Drop Boxes
  • Early Voting
  • Ballot Tracking
  • Permanent Mail Ballot List.

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MICHIGAN ELECTION CALENDAR 2024

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy

Discrimination or harassment of any kind will not be accepted within the League, including, but not limited to race, socio-economic status, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, or marital status. The League is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and belonging for all people. The League is an organization that respects and values the richness of our community and our members. The collective sum of our individual differences and life experiences represents not only our culture, but our reputation and the organization’s mission and achievements as well.
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See “DEI Lens – What to Ask” for more info.