The League of Women Voters
of the Red River Valley
PO Box 295
Fargo, ND 58107

Informing the voters of
West Fargo, Fargo, Moorhead, & Dilworth


October 10, 2006:

New "Red River Valley Voter" newsletter posted today.

The newsletter features the "Look Ahead" calendar and:

  • President's Letter
  • The LWVRRV Blog - a new communication tool for members and citizens
  • Candidates’ forums
  • New editor needed for the Voter newsletter
  • Join the League!
  • An Early Example of Women’s Political Power
  • News from the LWVUS: League Denounces Passage of Voter ID LegislationH.R. 4844 is a Means to Discriminate Against Voters; Encouraging Voter Turnout and Involvement
  • 2005-2006 LWVRRV Officers
  • League Vision, Beliefs and Intentions

The newsletter is in the PDF format for easy printing or viewing with the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 

april 26, 2006:

New "Red River Valley Voter" newsletter posted today.

The newsletter features the "Look Ahead" calendar and:

  • President's Letter
  • Board briefs
  • League Candidates' Forums
  • Why are League dues so high?
  • Join the League!
  • Who gets the Voter
  • News from the LWVUS
  • LWVRRV Annual Meeting
  • League Vision, Beliefs and Intentions

The newsletter is in the PDF format for easy printing or viewing with the Adobe Acrobat Reader.


 

 

The League of Women Voters
of Bismarck - Mandan
508 4th Street North,
Fargo, ND 58102

(701) 232-6696


Thursday, December 21st
LWV Meeting

7:00 p.m. at Char McLaughlin's.
Bring your spouse/significant other.


Tuesday, November 14th
LWV Meeting

6:00 p.m. at the Bismarck Municipal Country Club.


Tuesday, October 10th
LWV Meeting

6:00 p.m. at the Bismarck Municipal Country Club.


 

Community Access TV Candidate Forums

The Bismarck-Mandan League of Women Voters (LWV) and Community Access Television (CATV) are hosting 11 candidate forums and an issue discussion forum prior to the November 7, 2006, election. The forums begin September 19, 2006, with candidates for the statewide offices of Tax Commissioner and Attorney General. Other forums will give voters the opportunity to hear candidates for Burleigh and Morton County Commissions, Legislative Districts 35 and 47, and the statewide races for Secretary of State, Public Service Commissioner, and Agriculture Commissioner.
(read more including complete schedule.)

Thursday, October 19th
Forum Schedule

6 pm - District 47 Senate Candidates

  • Ralph Kilzer
  • Nicole Tribitt

7 pm - District 35 House Candidates

  • Mike Frohlich
  • Ryan Gustafson
  • Karen Karls
  • Bob Martinson

 

Tuesday, October 17th
Forum Schedule

6 pm - Eminent Domain Discussion

  • Pro: Don Berge or delegate
  • Con: Jerry Hjelmstad
7 pm - Burleigh County Commissioners
  • Mark Armstrong
  • Scott Johnson
  • Maxine Olson-Hill
  • Jim Peluso
  • Doug Schonert
  • Mike Seminary

 

Thursday, October 19th
Forum Schedule

6 pm - District 47 Senate Candidates

  • Ralph Kilzer
  • Nicole Tribitt

7 pm - District 35 House Candidates

  • Mike Frohlich
  • Ryan Gustafson
  • Karen Karls
  • Bob Martinson

Thursday, October 5th
Forum Schedule

6 pm - Agriculture Commissioner Candidates

  • Roger Johnson - 223-6001
  • Doug Goehring - 673-3121
7 pm - Morton County Commissioner Candidates
  • Jim Boehm - 663-3313
  • Bob Christensen - 663-8423
  • Bernie Stein - 663-6612
  • Andy Zachmeier - 663-539

Tuesday, October 3rd
Forum Schedule

6 pm - Public Service Commission Candidates

  • Cheryl Bergian - 793-2002
  • Tony Clark - 223-8659
7 pm - District 47 House Candidates
  • Kameron Ali - 255-4011
  • Paul Wilkins II - 527-0600
  • George Keiser
  • Lawrence Klemin


Thursday, September 21st
Forum Schedule

6 pm - Secretary of State Candidates

  • Kristin Hedger - 426-9584
  • Al Jaeger - 223-3017
7 pm - District 35 - Senate Candidates
  • Tracy Potter - 222-2564
  • Margaret Sitte - na


Tuesday, September 19th
Forum Schedule

6 pm - Tax Commissioner Candidates

  • Brent Edison 222-2721
  • Cory Fong - 255-0658
7 pm - Attorney General Candidates
  • Wayne Stenehjem - 222-1224
  • Bill Brudvik - 788-2254


Tuesday, September 12th LWV Meeting

Our next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 12 at 6:00 p.m. at the Country Club in Bismarck.


June 13, 2006 Candidate Forum

LWV/CATV June 13 Primary Election Candidate Live Forums
Tom Baker Room, Burleigh County/City Building.

Questions will be taken from the public that are present and from calling in (222-6451)


May 18, 2006 Thursday Informational Event

Amendment of city home-rule charter to increase the city sales tax by half a percentage point to be collected for 6 ½ years before dropping to a quarter cent for use on projects in the Park District’s People, Parks and Places initiative.

Press Release about the 5/18 Candidate Forum (PDF file)


May 16, 2006 Tuesday Candidate Forum

6:30 - Bismarck School Board (3 seats)

  • Aruna Seth
  • Dan Kuntz
  • Marcia Olson
  • Steve Marquardt

7:30 - Burleigh County Sheriff (2 seats)

  • Steve Berg
  • Patrick Heinert
  • Perry Lauer

Press Release about the 5/16 Candidate Forum (PDF file)


MaY 9, 2006 Meeting

Our next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 9 at 6:00 p.m. at the Country Club in Bismarck.


May 2, 2006 Tuesday Candidate Forum

6:30 - Bismarck City Commission (3 seats)

  • Steven Schwab
  • Michael Motschenbacher
  • Parrell Grossman
  • Connie Sprynczynatyk
  • Duane Pool

7:30 - Bismarck Park Board (3 seats)

  • Timothy Mueller
  • William Kalanek
  • Shannon Bakke
  • Paul Quist
  • Jennifer DeForest
  • Kevin Stewart
  • Michael Gilbertson

Press Release about the 5/02 Candidate Forum (PDF file)


April 18, 2006 Meeting

Our next LWV meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 18.
The speaker is Bobbi Jo Zueger of United Tribes Technical College. Ms. Zueger has been involved with "Get Out the Vote" efforts and voter education.
The meeting is scheduled to be at the Bismarck Country Club at 6:00 p.m.


March 26, 2006 Meeting

Our next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 p.m. at the Country Club in Bismarck.


March 16, 2006 Meeting

We have a meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Country Club in Bismarck.
The speaker will be Emily Tobin.


Women’s Work: What’s It Worth?

Community Town Hall Discussion on Pay Equity Issues Affecting Women
Join us as we begin a community conversation on what women’s work contributes to the Bismarck- Mandan community, and how we can all best recognize and reward that work. Download Flyer

From 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, March 13
Bismarck Public Library-Room A
6:00 p.m. networking
6:30 p.m. panel presentation

Highlights

  • Women’s pay
  • The glass ceiling
  • Single mothers and poverty
  • Higher education for women
  • The value of childcare


Free Childcare
Children’s story time and homework assistance provided for children ages 3-12

Sponsors

  • American Association of University Women
  • Business & Professional Women
  • League of Women Voters
  • N.D. Council on Abused Women’s Services
  • Voices for North Dakota’s Children
  • AARP

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