Fair Elections

Jackson - Redistricting Commission Application Workshop

Date: 
Tue, Feb 25, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

City:

Thirteen Michigan voters will be randomly selected to serve on Michigan’s first Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission — and you could be one of them! The Commission will be tasked with drawing Michigan’s next set of election district maps following the 2020 Census.

The application process is now open and Voters Not Politicians is hosting an application workshop in Lansing on February 25, 2020.

✅ RSVP today so you can:

Location: 
Jackson District Library, Meijer Branch
Address: 
2699 Airport Rd, Jackson, Michigan 49202

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Reclaim your voice, reclaim your vote!

Date: 
Tue, Feb 18, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

RSVP @ http://bit.ly/knowyourrightswithjonathan

With the passing of Proposal 3, there are lots of new changes that make access to voting much easier in Michigan!

Our vote is our chance to amplify our voices around the state and nation about what we want to see happening in our communities.

First, please take a moment to let Lansing know that you're paying attention! Take the petition at: http://bit.ly/whatmattersmostinMI

Location: 
SER Metro-Detroit Jobs for Progress, Inc.

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Ranked Choice Voting: Solution to Some of our Electoral Problems

Date: 
Wed, Feb 19, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Rank MI Vote will present, speakers are Ron Zimmerman and Kevin Deegan-Krause. We will also participate in a mock Presidential election using RCV to help us understand the pros and cons.

https://www.facebook.com/events/605226166979820/

Location: 
The Church of the Good Shepherd, United Church of Christ
Address: 
2145 Independence Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Vote 2020! Voter Registration At UMMA

Date: 
Tue, Feb 11, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

City:

Register to vote with the Ginsberg Center as part of the Big-Ten Voting
Challenge [1]! This will take place on February 11th and 18th, from 12-2 p.m
in the UMMA Cafe and inside Cullen Washington Jr.'s exhibition, The Public
Square [2]. 

Location: 
University of Michigan Museum of Art Cafe [1], [1] http://wcbn.org/content/university-michigan-museum-art-cafe

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Town Hall: Voter Rights, Census, and Independent Redistricting

Date: 
Sat, Feb 15, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Learn about new voter rights in Michigan, the 2020 Census, and the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. Join the League of Women Voters of Dearborn - Dearborn Heights and the Western Wayne County Branch - NAACP to find out how you can get involved!

Lunch will be provided. All are welcome!

https://www.facebook.com/events/498848700766101/

Location: 
Caroline Kennedy Library
Address: 
24590 George St, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127

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Making Democracy Work Town Hall

Date: 
Wed, Jan 29, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

City:

This informative Town Hall style event will guide you through:
1. New Voting Rights: early voting & expanded voter registration.
2. Citizens Redistricting Commission: how selected and what it will do & how to apply.
3. Census 2020: Why it matters to You!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2912993072123700/

Location: 
Delta Township District Library
Address: 
5130 Davenport Dr, Lansing, Michigan 48917

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Orientation to the League of Women Voters

Date: 
Wed, Nov 13, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

City:

League of Women Voters 2.0 - Introduction to League Basics for members and prospective members. The first half-hour will be a chance to meet and get to know each other, followed by our program. Pick up a treat at Beezy's Library Café and join us in Meeting Room 1C

Member Barb Brown will be there to greet you and facilitate conversation. Come get acquainted. Questions? Contact Barb at speckle.bb@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/2421111384775851/

Location: 
Ypsilanti District Library
Address: 
5577 Whittaker Road, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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Prop 3 Implementation & Impact / What does Prop 3 mean to me?

Date: 
Wed, Oct 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Join us to hear from Ed Golembiewsk, chief Deputy Clerk/Register & Director of Elections at Washtenaw County, about the new voters rights and voting access created by Proposal 3.

Location: 
Pointless Brewery & Theatre
Address: 
3014 Packard St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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August Membership Meeting - Election Security

Date: 
Tue, Aug 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

We will hear from two FBI agents on election crime and hate crime statutes used to prosecute criminals, the elements of those crimes, and examples of what those crimes look like in our community. They will also discuss what the FBI Detroit Field Office does when receiving a complaint.

We'll also be voting on our revised bylaws. If you're able to review them before the meeting, please do so. If not, we'll have copies there and can answer questions.

Arrive early (6:30pm) to have dinner and socialize at Orchard Lake Mezza.

Location: 
West Bloomfield-Lakes Area Democrats
Address: 
4189 Orchard Lake Rd, West Bloomfield Township, Michigan 48323

It’s time you draw the line! - Dearborn

Date: 
Mon, Jun 24, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

Michigan voters overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment in 2018 that created a fair, impartial, and transparent redistricting process to draw our next election district maps.

Join Voters Not Politicians to learn more about Michigan’s new redistricting process and how you can participate by applying to serve on Michigan’s first Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission! It’s time YOU draw the line!

Location: 
UAW Local 600
Address: 
10550 Dix, Dearborn, Michigan 48120

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