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League of Women Voters Presents: Safeguarding Democracy Panel Discussion Sunday, March 10

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League of Women Voters Presents: Safeguarding Democracy Panel Discussion

  • Date: March 10, 2019
  • Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Location: Stuart Community Room

Safeguarding Democracy: A Panel Discussion on Voting Rights, Money in Politics, and Redistricting Reform

Sponsored by League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area and The Adlai Stevenson Center for Democracy

Panelists including Madeleine Doubek (executive director, Change Illinois); Jim Allen (spokesperson, Chicago Board of Elections); and David Melton (attorney, Reform for Illinois) will discuss topics such as limiting the influence of big money interests in elections, eliminating partisan and racial gerrymandering, and increasing access of all eligible voters to the polls.

Expect a lively discussion among the three experts with moderator Susan Garrett, former Illinois state senator. An informal reception will follow the discussion.

Event is FREE and open to the public.  Reservations are suggested but not required; RSVP at www.lwv-lflb.org/rsvp-democracy or email nicki@lwv-lflb.org.

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