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League of Women Voters of Appleton-Fox Cities
P.O. Box 1281
Appleton, WI  54912
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Defending Democracy.






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Wading Through Mis/Disinformation in the Media

If you're struggling to discern factual news from inaccurate accounts, or worse, intentionally false statements, this program of LWV of Wisconsin should be helpful. Get details from Dee Hall, co-founder of Wisconsin Watch, in the state League's virtual presentation, "Disinformation in Democracy: Identifying & Fighting It", next Monday, October 3, at 6 p.m.  Hall will cover disinformation in the media, how to combat mis/disinformation, how to talk to family and friends about it, and how to verify your own newsfeeds.   Read more and register here.

Earth Day: Election Edition

Join our League and its community partners, Citizens' Climate Lobby-Appleton/Fox Cities, ESTHER Environmental Justice Task Force, and PopEarth in co-sponsoring Earth Day: Election Edition, an event to make climate a hot topic. This free public event will take place in Pierce Park Pavilion on Saturday, October 22, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Enjoy music by Christopher Gold; a keynote by Ligia Rivera, who co-chaired the League's study on local climate resilience, and fun informational displays by local organizations. Then action shifts to a march across the Memorial Drive Bridge before heading back to Pierce Park.

Help New Voters Register

Each Wednesday now through November 2, our volunteers will help people who wish to
register to vote. Find us at the Appleton Public Library temporary location, 2411 S. Kensington
Dr., from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. If this is an important League activity to you, your help at the
registration table is welcome! Reach out to voterservice@lwvappletonfoxcities.org to schedule
a time to volunteer. Anyone wishing to register to vote must bring their Wisconsin drivers'
license or official state ID. Find complete voting information from this website, lwvappletonfoxcities.org by clicking on Voting Basics.


November 8, 2022 - Fall Election



Disclaimer
The new rules about drop boxes not being allowed include the City of Appleton Finance drop box outside of the City Center building.  You must mail your absentee ballot back or bring it to the City Clerk's office on the 6th floor.  If you put it in the Finance box, the Finance Department must mail it back to the Clerks Office, even if it is the day before the election.  They may NOT carry it upstairs. 

Go to: MyVote.Wi.gov

* to make sure you are registered
*to request an absentee ballot
*to see what is on your ballot


 

Candidate Forum District #56 Wisconsin State Assembly




                                                                              

                                 Patrick Hayden          Dave Murphy

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Housing Issues in the Fox Valley — Monday, October 17, 2022, 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Given the economic challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, our area housing issues need to be reviewed. Please join us to get an update on the housing crisis in the Appleton Fox Valley area. The program is hybrid. Those wishing to attend virtually are REQUIRED to register. For more information, contact Renee Gralewicz at program@lwvappletonfoxcities.org  

 


Last Monthly Program:



Sept29Program
New Election Policies for 2022 — Monday, September 19, 2022, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
City Clerks from Appleton and Neenah guide us through the changes in voting policies for the November 8, 2022 election. 
Some changes were made to the PowerPoint after the program ended.  Here is the new version








View Past Monthly Programs Here

 











Legislative Town Halls afford members and others a chance to engage in conversation with our area's state legislators on topics of interest to voters, and learn what their priorities are for the current session.  Details of the next Legislative Town Hall, which is likely to be held in early 2023, will be highlighted here.


 



         

The League of Women Voters of Appleton-Fox Cities

  • We are a nonpartisan, activist, grassroots political organization.
  • We never support or oppose political parties or candidates.
  • We help people become active, informed voters.
  • Our work is based on careful research and covers a broad range of issues.
  • We strive to engage all people by infusing diversity, equity, and inclusion
    in everything we do.
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