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National Popular Vote

The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact
Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Columbia Public Library 

Guest Speaker
Angie Dunlap
League of Women Voters of Missouri

The U.S. Constitution requires the use of an Electoral College in the election of the President, but the Electoral College system can allow a candidate to win the Presidency while losing the popular vote.

One solution which would avoid changing the Constitution is the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC). This is an agreement among a group of U.S. states and the District of Columbia to award all their electoral votes to whichever presidential candidate wins the overall popular vote in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Angie Dunlap, from the League of Women Voters of Missouri, will present information about this movement followed by an opportunity for Q&A.

This program, which is free and open to the public, is cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library. Although no lunch is provided, attendees are welcome to bring their own or purchase snacks at the library kiosk.

Lunch & Learn – Civil Dialogue

Lunch & Learn

Civil Dialogue Across Political Differences

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Hy-Vee Club Room

Featuring Guest Speaker:

Professor Paul Ladehoff

Director of the LL.M. in Dispute Resolution and Campus Mediation Services

at the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution in the MU School of Law

The League believes in the importance of keeping the lines of communication between varying points of view open in order to engage in useful dialogue rather than argument.

Attendees can purchase food at the Hy-Vee if they wish.

This program is free and open to the public.

Lunch & Learn – October 15, 2014

Lunch & Learn!

“What lessons should Columbia and Missouri learn from Ferguson?”

Guest Speaker: Representative Stephen Webber

Wednesday, October 15

12 to 1 pm.

HyVee Meeting room*

405 E. Nifong Boulevard, Columbia MO (Corner South Providence and Nifong)

Members and guests are welcome!


You can purchase food from the Hy-Vee deli department and have lunch while you learn.

*The meeting room is on the second floor. Enter the door on the west side of the store, closest to Providence Road, and before you enter the actual store use the stairs or elevator to get to the second floor.