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Salina LWV April 2022 Annual Meeting started with Kansas Supreme Court Justice Standridge speaking on “Fair & Impartial Courts” Hear her talk NOW! (HERE)
League Hosts General Election Candidate Forum with Salina Area Technical College
Wednesday October 12th on the SATC campus. All candidates appearing on the Saline County ballot were invited to attend this event.Some sent a representative or a written statement. You can view the event HERE or watch the rebroadcast on Oct. 17, Oct. 23, and Nov. 7 on www.smokyhillspbs.org. Also, see the candidates responses to our questionnaire.
More candidate insight: If you missed the Primary Candidate forum July 7th you can see it here
2021 Tri-Rivers Fair Parade and Booth
More than 50 people came out on August 22, 2020 to Salina’s kickoff event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the League and the signing into law the 19th Amendment. Some walked the length of the town, 10 miles from Schilling Elementary school to Thomas Park, some rode bicycles handing out voter information, some cruised the neighborhoods in cars decorated to encourage voting, and all met at Thomas Park for a talk by “Alice Paul, Suffragette”, actually actress Irene Nielsen.
League Member, Ann Zimmerman, Presents Information Regarding Voter Registration Of Ex-Felons
During a day long Sheriff’s department training on Thursday, November 2, parole and re-entry officers from Saline, Reno, Sedgwick, Wyandotte, Douglas and Shawnee Counties discussed evidence that voter registration, like work and family re-entry support, leads to lower recidivism. To hear about some of the myths and facts surrounding this important topic see the video here.