Lunch & Learn – Current Issues in the Election Process

Current Issues in the Election Process
Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
12:00 noon
HyVee Store (on Conley Road near Sam’s Club)

Guest Speaker
Wendy Noren, Boone County Clerk


Wendy Noren will talk about election issues in recent news – how the integrity of the vote is protected; poll observers and the rules that govern them; electronic voting machines; etc.

The public is invited to attend.

Lunch is not provided by the League however you can bring your own or purchase it in the store.


General Election Forums


LWV Candidate and Ballot Issue Forums

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway
6:30 p.m. (6:00 p.m. refreshments)

Candidates for the following districts:

 State Rep., 44th District – Tom Pauley (D) and Cheri Reisch (R)
State Rep., 46th District – Martha Stevens (D) and Don Waterman (R)
State Rep., 47th District – Susan McClintock (D) and Chuck Basye (R)


State Senate, 19th District – Stephen Webber (D) and Caleb Rowden (R)

Constitutional Amendment 6 – “Photo Voter ID” – Pro and Con

KFRU’s David Lile will moderate this forum.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway
6:30 p.m. (6:00 p.m. refreshments)

Candidates for the following:

State Rep., 45th District – Kip Kendrick (D) and William Ray Lee (I)

Northern Boone County Commissioner – Janet Thompson (D) and Brenndan Riddles (R)
Southern Boone County District – Brianna Lennon (D) and Fred Parry (R)

We will also present pro and con positions for Amendment 1, 2, 3 and 4 and Proposition A.

KFRU’s Renee Hulshof will moderate this forum.


Lunch & Learn – Voting Rights

 Lunch & Learn

Voting Rights
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
12:00-1:00 p.m.
HyVee East (Conley Road, off East Broadway) meeting room

We will show two videos about voting rights and discuss them:

Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot,”

and “Why We Still Need the Right to Vote.”

This is free and open to the public.

Optional: You can bring your lunch or purchase it in the store.

Will They Count Your Vote?


“Will They Count Your Vote?”

A Look at Voting Rights—Historic and Current

Featuring Special Guest Speaker

Denise Lieberman

Senior Attorney

Advancement Project’s Voter Protection Program


Sunday, September 18, 2016

2:00 p.m.
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room


In honor of National Constitution Day,

a pocket copy of the Constitution will be available for the first 50 attendees.


Holly Burgess Public Policy Forum


League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County

American Assn. of University Women-Columbia Branch

Daniel Boone Regional Library