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The Rauner Report Card

Susan Greenwood Moderated

As part of the fall series of educational programming memebers of League of Women Voters and citizens discussed "The Rauner Report Card" with three elected represenattivesfrom the Illinois General Assembly and Senate.

Providing the grades were Representative Grant Wherli (R) 41st District, Representative Jeanne Ives (R) 42nd District, and Senator Michael Connelly (R) 21st District.

A look back at campaign initiatives, his executive agenda and relationship with the State Legislature were discussed and questions from those in attendance sparked some interesting interactons.

Voter Registration at Waubonsie Valley High School

The Napperville League was busy during October registering new voters at Waubonsie Valley High School.

Lines of Students Waiting to Register

Susan Greenwood registering students

A WVHS teacher registering Students

We registered students along with 3 teachers at Waubonsie Valley High School on Oct 8. The pics are: Susan registering students at WVHS, the line of students waiting to register stretching out the door, and a government teacher also registering the students.

The Naperville League registered 155 students and the teachers registered 75 for a total of 230 new voters.

The league also registered 173 students at Metea Valley High School on National Voter Registration Day.

Sportmans Park Update

On Friday, February 27, 2015, Ray McGury, Executive Director; Brad Wilson, Director of Recreation and Eric Shutes, Director of Planning, spoke to members of the LWV Naperville in the lower level of City Hall. Each spoke and answered questions regarding the improvements at Sportsman's Park.

The update can be found at:Sportmans Update

Voices of the League

On our blog, Voices of the League, we cover a variety of topics ranging from our work at all levels of the League, including emphasizing work accomplished in local communities across the country on our priority issues, marking important national developments, highlighting the work being done to grow and strengthen the League, and so much more. We hope you'll take the time to see what we've been up to each month during 2013 through this roundup.

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LWV Naperville Now Accepts Online Donations

The League of Women Voters of Naperville is now accepting online donations and membership dues payments. If you are new to Naperville and want to join the league you can also do that online.

Rooted in the movement that secured women the right to vote, the League of Women Voters has always been committed to registering, educating and turning out voters -- and we're not stopping now. To help us continue this vital work, please make a donation today. Your support helps the League continue to fight every day for free, fair and accessible democracy that works for all of its citizens -- not special interests.

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