Upcoming LWV Events

Election Forum: Ballot Issues – PRO/CON
Wednesday, September 30 › 7-8 p.m.
Live event via Zoom
Learn about the issues that will be on the ballot for the November 3 election in a live online format. David Lile will be the moderator.
Co-sponsored by the Columbia Public Library. Please register to get a link for this Zoom event.  Register

 Ragtag Film Program: The Year of the Woman (documentary)
Wednesday, September 30 – 8:00 p.m.
This film will be shown at Stephens Park Amphitheatre. Tickets are $10, $6 for members. Social distancing and mask wearing will be enforced.
Go to: ragtagcinema.org to purchase your ticket.
Central Bank of Boone County is the underwriter for this film, which is cosponsored by the Murry School for Documentary Journalism at MU.

 

It’s All about Election 2020:
LWVMO Virtual New Member Program and Fall Conference
Thursday, October 1, 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 3, 2020, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Election Information and Candidate & Ballot Issue Forums

Election Information: Upcoming Candidate and Ballot Issue Forums
The forums will be recorded and available following the events.
Information about voting safely at this link: https://lwvcbc.org/elections/

Additional information is available at this link: VOTE411.org

 

Election Forum: Ballot Issues – PRO/CON
Wednesday, September 30 › 7-8 p.m.
Live event via Zoom

Learn about the issues that will be on the ballot for the November 3 election in a live online format. Co-sponsored by the Columbia Public Library. Please register to get a link for this Zoom event.  Register

 

Election Forum: State Representative and Senator Candidates
Tuesday, October 06 › 7-8:30 p.m.
Live event via ZOOM

Learn about the candidates for contested State Representative and Senate seats on the November 3 ballot in Boone County. These races include Representative Districts 44, 47 and 50, and Senate District 19. Co-sponsored by the Columbia Public Library. Register to receive a Zoom link for this event: events.dbrl.org/event/4561282

 

Tuesday, October 13 – Noon-1 p.m.
Lunch & Learn – Make Your Plan for November: Voting Options for 2020
Live event via ZOOM

Voting in the upcoming election on November 3 during a national pandemic presents unusual challenges. Will you vote in person, with an absentee ballot or by mail-in ballot? Does your ballot need to be notarized or not? Can you drop it off at the County Clerk’s office? Get answers to these questions and more as Brianna Lennon, Boone County Clerk, shares the information you need to know about voting in November.
 
This Holly Burgess Public Policy Program is co-sponsored by the Columbia Public Library and the American Association of University Women – Columbia Branch. Please register to get a link to this Zoom event: events.dbrl.org/event/4562264 

 

Election Forum: County Commissioner Candidates
Tuesday, October 13 › 7-8 p.m.
Live event via ZOOM

Learn about the candidates for Boone County Commissioner, Districts I and II, on the November 3 ballot. Co-sponsored by the Columbia Public Library. Register to receive a Zoom link for this event: events.dbrl.org/event/4561811
 
 

Election Forum: Sheriff and Circuit Judge Candidates
Wednesday, October 14 › 7-8 p.m.
Live event via ZOOM  

Learn about the candidates for Boone County Sheriff and Circuit Judge on the November 3 ballot. Co-sponsored by the Columbia Public Library. Register to receive a Zoom link for this event: events.dbrl.org/event/4561817
 

 

 

 

Constitution Day Event

One Woman, One Vote: The Long Road to Ratification of the 19th Amendment
Constitution Day Event

Thursday, September 17, 2020
7:00 p.m.

Guest Speaker
Marjorie Spruill, author

On Zoom*

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, and co-sponsored by the MU Department of History and the League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone, University of South Carolina Distinguished Professor Emerita Marjorie J. Spruill will deliver the Kinder Institute’s annual James E. Fleming and Linda C. McClain Constitution Day Lecture.



*Here is the invitation to the Zoom session:

Topic: One Woman, One Vote: The Long Road to Ratification of the 19th Amendment

Time: Sep 17, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)



Join Zoom Meeting

https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/2205724802?pwd=YXIxOU1raXRUSWNpTTVBcFBWN2lKZz09



Meeting ID: 220 572 4802

Passcode: Spruill



Join by SIP

2205724802@zoomcrc.com

RMF Community Bail Fund: Why Bail Keeps Poor People in Jail

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Noon – 1 p.m.
On Zoom

Guest Speaker:
Peggy Placier, a member of Race Matters, Friends and the LWV
 
The local organization Race Matters, Friends (RMF) supports a community bail fund that helps people being held before trial on nonviolent charges to get released from Boone County Jail. Learn about how the bail process works and why a community bail fund is necessary.
 
Cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library.
 
Please register at www.dbrl.org/bail-fund to get a link to this Zoom session.