September 28, 2020

Responses to League Generated Questions: WI Assembly District 23 

In the interest of informing voters, the League of Women Voters of Ozaukee County reached out to candidates on the November 3rd ballot in contested races that affected Ozaukee County voters.  In an email...

September 18, 2020

YOUR PLAN TO VOTE ABSENTEE

NOW“Flatten the absentee ballot request curve!”  Request an absentee ballot at once if you have not done so.

Go to www.myvote.wi.gov

  • Oct. 20 – Oct. 30 - In-person absentee voting at clerk’s office. Check with your clerk for dates/times, a...

August 28, 2020

On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified.  Still, even after being ratified by 36 states, the amendment was not a given.  Suffrage opponents launched a fierce campaign to nullify the ratification. Eight chaotic days followed, but the “ant...

August 25, 2020

On August 26, 1920, Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby signed the proclamation granting American women the constitutional right to vote. Because of this occasion, August 26 has become known as Women’s Equality Day.

On August 26, across the country, bells will be rung...

August 22, 2020

The 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment was celebrated on August 19 at the Ozaukee County Supervisors’ Board Meeting in Port Washington, one day after the actual anniversary. County Board Chairperson Lee Schlenvogt read a proclamation from the N...

August 10, 2020

Since the onset of the global pandemic, COVID-19, The League has had to cancel several events and make adjustments to keep our members and the community safe. The March Women's History Month luncheon was the first event of the year to be cancelled and the impact from t...

August 10, 2020

AN IMPORTANT WORD ABOUT ABSENTEE BALLOTS

An article from August 3 titled “More Wisconsinites Are Voting Absentee, But Many Have Been Unsuccessful,” wiscontext.org,  illustrates the importance of filling out absentee ballots correctly.  According to the article, more tha...

July 23, 2020

Members of the League of Women Voters of Ozaukee presented the book Winning the Vote: The Triumph of the Woman Suffrage Movement to the Cedarburg Library and Weyenberg Library of Mequon-Thiensville. This book is arranged chronologically with emphasis on the early twent...

July 23, 2020

Wisconsin Partisan Primary - Tuesday, August 11, 2020

    BE INFORMED.  VOTE ABSENTEE.  VOTE EARLY

1.  Act now to request an absentee ballot.  Deadlines coming up fast for August 11th primary election! 

  • Deadlines related to ABSENTEE BALLOTS...

Summary:

  • There will be a statewide referendum on the April 7th ballot to amend the state constitution related to the rights of crime victims, i.e. Marsy’s Law.

  • Proponents of this amendment say it will give additional rights to crime victims, “to require that th...

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WI Assembly District 23 Virtual Candidate Forum

September 28, 2020

YOUR PLAN TO VOTE ABSENTEE

NOW“Flatten the absentee ballot request curve!”  Request an absentee ballot at once if you have not done so.

Go to www.myv...

Voting absentee? Get your voting plan ready!

September 18, 2020

Commemorating Women's Equality Day

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