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The League of Women Voters
of the Red River Valley

PO Box 295, Fargo, ND 58107 • (701) 484-1920
Serving West Fargo, Fargo, Moorhead, & Dilworth

 

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LWV of RRV
Board of Directors
2018-2019

Co-President:
Dr. Barbara Headrick &
Rachel Hoffman
Vice President:
Ashley Ladbury Hrichena
Secretary:
Bonnie Sayers
Treasurer:
Carol Sawicki

Directors:

  • Lois Altenburg
  • Samantha Gust
  • Mary C. Tintes
  • Del Rae Williams


Local News/Calendar

October 11, 2018
Moorhead School Board Candidate Forums

Date: Thursday October 11, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm.
Location: Moorhead Public Library
Topics: School Board Members

School Board Members candidates: Kara Gloe, Tina Walker, Keith Vogt, Rachel Stone, Wayne Ingersoll, and Mark Olaf Altenburg at 6:30 pm.


Past Events

October 10, 2018
Fargo Area Candidate Forums

Date: Wednesday October 10, 2018
Time: 5:45 - 8:30 pm
Location: Fargo City Commission Chambers
Topics: District 27, and District 41

District 27 candidates: Quinn Joseph Garrick, Kristin Roers, Thomas Beadle, Randy G Boehning, Ruth Buffalo, and Jon Kitzman at 5:45-7:00 pm.
District 41 candidates: Kyle Davison, Paula Thomas, Pamela Anderson, Al Carlson, Brandon Medenwald, and Michelle Strinden at 7:15-8:30 pm.

October 9, 2018
Cass County Sheriff Candidate Forums

Date: Tuesday October 9, 2018
Time: 6:30 - 7:15 pm
Location: Fargo City Commission Chambers
Topics: Cass County Sheriff

Cass County Sheriff candidates: Jesse Jahner, and Mike Kjera at 6:30-7:15 pm.

October 4, 2018
Moorhead Area Candidate Forums

Date: Thursday October 4, 2018
Time: 6:30 & 7:30 pm
Location: Moorhead Public Library
Topics: State Representives, County Sheriff, and County Commissioner

State District 4A candidates: Ben Lien, and Jordan Idso at 6:30 pm.
State District 4B candidates: Jason Peterson, and Paul Marquart.
County District 3 candidates: Jenny L. Mongeau at 7:30 pm.
County District 4 candidates: Kevin Campbell, and Mari Dailey.
County Sheriff candidates: Scott Steffes, and Mark Empting.

October 3, 2018
Fargo Area Candidate Forums

Date: Wednesday October 3, 2018
Time: 5:45 - 8:30 pm
Location: West Fargo City Commission Chambers
Topics: District 13, and District 45

District 13 candidates: Judy Lee, Carrie Leopold, Dianne Hyndman, Kim Koppelman, Landis Larson, and Austen Schauer at 5:45-7:00 pm.
District 45 candidates: Danielle Pinnick, Ronald Sorvaag, Tim Hoye, Mary Johnson, Tom Kading, and Lukas A Maughan at 7:15-8:30 pm.

September 27, 2018
Moorhead Candidate Forums

Date: Thursday September 27, 2018
Time: 6:30 & 7:30 pm
Location: Moorhead Public Library
Topics: Mayor, and Council Member Wards 1-4

Mayor candidates: Newzad Brifki, Brenda Elmer, and Johnathan Judd at 6:30 pm.
Ward 1 candidates: Riley Maanum, and Shelly Dahlquist at 7:30 pm.
Ward 2 candidates: Drew Sandberg, Ben Hammer, and Shelly Carlson.
Ward 3 candidates: Deb White, Troy Krabbenhoft, and Karl E. Deilke.
Ward 4 candidates: Marc Hedlund, and Chuck Hendrickson.

September 25, 2018
Fargo Area Candidate Forums

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018
Time: 5:45 - 8:30 pm
Location: Fargo City Commission Chambers
Topics: District 11, and District 21

District 11 candidates: Tim Mathern, Todd McMichael, Gretchen Dobervich, Bridget Ertelt, Ron Guggisberg, and Kathy Jorgenson at 5:45-7:00 pm.
District 21 candidates: Sierra Heitkamp, Kathy Hogan, LaurieBeth Hager, William H Kloubec, Madison Rodgers, and Mary Schneider at 7:15-8:30 pm.

September 7, 2018
First Friday

Date: September 7, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm Noon - 1:00 pm
Location: Sons of Norway, 722 2nd Ave N, Fargo
Topic: Approval Voting

Pros & Cons of a Different Approach to Fargo City Elections by Jed Limke (Reform Fargo) and Mark L. Johnson (Instructor of Political Science) at MSCTC. They are both participants in the Fargo Election Reform Taskforce.

Free and open to the public at the Sons of Norway, 722 2nd Ave N, Fargo - Lunch is available for purchase starting at 11:30 a.m. - Join us!

For more information, call Mary C. Tintes at (701) 238-0714.

August 9, 2018
Clay Country Candidate Forums

Date: Thursday August 9, 2018
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location: Moorhead Public Library,
118 5th St. S, Moorhead, MN
Topics: Clay County Commission
Clay County Sheriff

On Thursday evening (6:30-8:00), The League of Women Voters of the Red River Valley (LWVRRV) will host a Candidates' Forum at the Moorhead Public Library, 118 5th St. S, Moorhead, MN. The 2-part moderated forum will start with candidates for the Clay County Commission at 6:30 p.m. and continue with candidates for Clay County Sheriff at 7:15 p.m.

Written questions from the audience will be presented by the moderator; all candidates will have an opportunity to respond to each question.

This event is free and open to the public. The forums will be recorded for playback on Community Access channels on CableOne and MidContinent by Moorhead Community Access Media (MCAM).

For more information, call Mary C. Tintes at (701) 238-0714.

May 22, 2018
Candidate Forums

Date: May 22, 2018
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: West Fargo City Hall, 800 4th Ave. E., West Fargo
Topic: West Fargo Candidate Forums

This moderated forum will be for all candidates for West Fargo Public School Board and West Fargo City Commission. Written questions will be taken from the audience.
This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Mary C. Tintes at (701) 238-0714.

May 4, 2018
First Friday

Date: May 4, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm Noon - 1:00 pm
Location: Sons of Norway, 722 2nd Ave N, Fargo
Topic: Public Meeting,"Impacts and Relief from Payday Lending", with guest speakers Josh Huffman, Consumer Credit Counseling Services; Dean Grier, Neighbors Lending; Karis Thompson, Exodus Lending

Free and open to the public at the Sons of Norway, 722 2nd Ave N, Fargo - Lunch is available for purchase starting at 11:30 a.m. - Join us!

For more information, call Mary C. Tintes at (701) 238-0714.

May 3, 2018
Candidate Forums

Date: May 3, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Fargo City Commission Chambers
Topic: Mayor & City Commission Candidates

April 30, 2018
Candidate Forums

Date: April 30, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Fargo City Commission Chambers
Topic: Fargo Park Board and School Board Candidates


Election Information

2018 ND Voter Guide icon

LWVND 2018 Voter Guide to the four Constitutional Amendments and Initiatives on the November 6, 2018 ND General Election ballot.

  1. Ethics and Transparency
  2. Qualification to Vote
  3. Legalization of Marijuana
  4. Civil Service and Parks

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State of Minnesota

Minnesota Secretary of State

Clay County

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