Monthly Archives: August 2020

Commemoration of the Centennial of the 19th Amendment – August 26, 2020



19th Amendment Centennial Celebration
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Here is a link to the program:


Centennial of Ratification of the 19th Amendment!

19th Amendment Centennial Celebration
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
at 7:00 p.m.
on Zoom*


Marilyn McLeod, president

Guest Speaker
Professor Catherine Rymph, chair, MU History Department
“Uses of Suffrage”

Annual Meeting

The Eleanor Goodge Award for Exemplary
Service to the LWV – Presentation to Pam Springsteel

Congratulations to Linda Brown – 50 Year Member

Virtual Tour of the “She Got the Vote” historical exhibit from the
Boone County History and Culture Center

“The 19th Amendment”
A Song by Dolly Parton
Performed by Martha Stanton
Accompanied by Sam Buffaloe


August 26, 1920
The date of the final ratification of the 19th Amendment when women won the right to vote!

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

*This is the link to the Zoom webinar.
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Aug 26, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: LWV-CBC annual meeting and 100th year celebration of the 19th Amendment
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Or iPhone one-tap :
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Or Telephone:
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Webinar ID: 891 7615 1973
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August 4, 2020 Primary Election

Election Information

Election Information available at:

August 4, 2020 Primary Election


  • Polling hours: 6 am – 7 pm CT 
  • Voting-by-mail
    • The deadline to request a ballot by-mail has passed (July 22), but voters can request absentee ballots in-person at their local election office until 5 pm on Monday, August 3.
    • Absentee ballots must be received by election officials by 7 pm on Election Day. 
    • Make sure the form on your absentee ballot envelope is completed, signed, and notarized (unless the voter is using an official health related excuse). 
    • If you requested your absentee ballot, but want to vote in-person, you may go to your polling place and spoil your ballot before voting provisionally. 
  • Polling place look-up:
  • Voters must bring an ID with them to vote in-person (does not have to be a photo ID)
    • Voters without ID can cast a provisional ballot
    • In-person curbside voting is available for voters who request it


This is a hotline to call if you observe problems with voting.

  • Election Protection:  866-OUR-VOTE


Here is a link to a video of the candidate forum with the Republican candidates for Northern Boone County Commissioner

Here is a link to a video of the Forum on Medicaid Expansion held July 14
Amendment 2 – Pro/Con – August Election 2020

Here is a link to the recording of the LWV program about the “Human Impact of Medicaid Expansion”
that was held on Zoom on July 16, 2020.