Hot Topics at Nov. 13 Fall Conference

LWVMO will host our annual Fall Conference on Saturday, Nov. 13, at State Fair Community College in Sedalia. The conference will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Our theme for 2021 is Hot Topics! Plans are underway to include the following topics:

Hot Topics in the Past:

  • Examine the timeline of voter ID legislation
  • Celebrating Missouri’s 200th Anniversary with a presentation on Women’s Clothing and the Suffragists by Nicole Johnston from the Missouri Historical Society

Hot Topics in the Present:

  • Update on Legislative and Congressional Redistricting in MO
  • Paid Leave – State Study presentation by LWV KC/Jackson/Clay/Platte Counties
  • Update on activities by local League presidents

Hot Topics for the Future:

  • Interactive discussion of common issues for urban and rural voters to set LWVMO legislative priorities for 2022
  • Report on 2022 voting legislation by Rep. Peggy McGaugh (R), a former county clerk currently serving on the Missouri House Elections Committee
  • How to effectively communicate with legislators

This is a great time to meet League members from all 10 local Leagues. Lunch will be provided for those attending in person. Registration is $25 for in person attendance and $15 for virtual attendance. Click here for the registration form.

For those attending in person, LWV merchandise will be available for purchase!

In-Person Registration ($25)

Zoom Registration ($15)

About lwvcbc

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate. Any person of voting age may become a League member. The LWV of Columbia-Boone County is the League's local organization. We hold forums for local elections and advocate for local issues.

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