The League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
The chairman of the Montgomery County Republican Party, John Pickerill, wrote two guest columns, one to the Journal Review Online in Crawfordsville and one to the Journal and Courier in Lafayette supporting the importance of the Voter ID Law in Indiana to prevent voter fraud and criticizing the Democratic candidate for Secretary of State, Beth White, and the League of Women Voters for not supporting the Indiana Voter ID Law. Read the letters and responses to them from LWV of Montgomery County and LWV of Greater Lafayette.Letter from John Pickerill published in the Journal Review, Crawfordsville, IN.
The Fall 2014 Regional Workshop for Northern Indiana local League will be hosted by LWV South Bend Area and held September 20, 2014 from 10:00am to 3:00pm on the South Bend Campus of Ivy Tech Community College. A Southern Area Workshop will be held in Greencastle on September 13. Please help represent Greater Lafayette at one of LWVIN Regional Workshops. Registration will be available on line beginning in September.
The cost will be about $30 and will include lunch and handouts. There may be some reimbursement for those interested so don't hold back in indicating interest at this point because of the cost. Workshop topics will include advocacy, redistricting, medical fraud, human trafficking and more.E-mail Patsy at email@example.com if you are interested in going to work out transportation.
August 2014 Voter now available! It's filled with news, information and upcoming events.
A great read!
Directory of Government Officials
The Greater Lafayette League of Women Voters 2013 Directory of Government Officials is still available. This publication contains contact information for elected and appointed officials and commissions for Tippecanoe County, Lafayette, West Lafayette, Battle Ground, Clarks Hill, Dayton and Shadeland. Copies have been distributed to public offices throughout the area. Pick up one today.
In addition the 2014 Addendum to the Directory is now available. There were no elections in 2013 to change the positions of the elected officials but the addendum reflects new appointments or other changes important to local government.