Making Democracy Work

Climate Change Presentation and Discussion

At our first General Meeting of the year, Thursday September 18, Dr. William Gutowski, ISU Dept of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences presented current evidence of climate change and  potential impacts in the near future. An audience of over thirty League members and guests posed questions about possible courses of action on both the local and wider levels.

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LWVIA On-Line Voter Guide

This message is forwarded from:

The League of Women Voters of Iowa proudly presents the General Election Voters’ Guide to Statewide Offices featuring questions and answers from numerous candidates of all political parties for the general election. The Guide is now available on the and the League’s website .

The candidates for U.S. Senate, Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Auditor and Secretary of Agriculture gave background information, contact information and described their first priority, second priority and third priority.

Voters can use the guide to read about each candidate and contrast responses by comparing responses in a side by side format.

“We hope voters across Iowa will use this Voter’s Guide to help make informed choices as they go to the polls on November 4,” said Terese Grant, LWVIA Board member. “We are pleased to be able to provide this information and thank all the candidates for their willingness to participate in the guide,” Bonnie Pitz, President of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.

The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization which encourages informed and active participation in government and works to increase understanding of major public policy issues.

*Go to VOTE
*Enter your address, click “enter”
*Click “Get personalized Information on Candidates and Issues”
*Just above the map, click on “Find my information”….then “Go to My Races”
*Mobile devices, click on “You may view the ballot here”
*Click on “Go to my races” below “Additional settings”