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  • The LWV-ASC has Joined the Cyclones Care Promotion

The LWV-ASC has Joined the Cyclones Care Promotion

  • July 18th, 2020

 The LWV-ASC has joined the Cyclones Care promotion.  In partnership with Mary Greely, The Ames Convention Center, Iowa State University, and others; lookout for more information. 

Absentee Ballot Request Forms Coming By Mail

  • April 23rd, 2020

Vote Safe – Vote Absentee in June Primary

The Iowa Secretary of State is mailing Absentee Ballot Request Forms

to all registered voters in Iowa by the end of April. 

Fill out and return [...]

Waste Management Study Update Continues

  • February 17th, 2020

An update of the League's local study of solid waste management is underway. Participation is welcome whether you have been involved previously or not. A page is [...]

  • The Importance of the Census

The Importance of the Census

  • February 7th, 2020

The League of Women Voters invites the community to a program about the importance of the upcoming census. Individual participation in the census impacts our community's share of federal [...]

  • Climate Crisis Parade

Climate Crisis Parade

  • January 25th, 2020

Sat, February 1, 2020Noon-3 PM

Cowles Commons 221 Walnut StreetDes Moines, IA 50309

Join more than 50 groups - as an individual, family, or
organization - to rally the media to cover [...]