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Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.







Celebrating 101 Years !

Photo Courtesy of Ivan Lancaster


League of Women Voters of Brown County, Indiana

 

We never support or oppose any political party or candidate.

 

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.



The League is Launching the Next Essay Contest!


Grade 8 and Grades 9-12

The Contest is open to all Brown County pubic school, private school,

and homeschooled students

The Contest opens November 29, 2021

Essays are due by midnight January 28, 2022



Prompt: “We do not have government by the majority,” wrote Thomas Jefferson.

We have government by the majority who participate.”

Jefferson and other founders understood the importance of civic participation,

yet today America’s voter turnout is increasingly low.

What factors play into this lack of participation and what can or should be done

to increase voter turnout in Indiana?


Cash Prizes Will Be Awarded For Both Grade Groups

1st Place: $250 -- 2nd Place: $150 -- 3rd Place : $75

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Click HERE for more information and the entry packet


Good Luck!








Our goal is to end gerrymandering and achieve fair maps by advocating for transparent processes, increasing public input, and protecting communities of interest.


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The 2021 WHO'S WHERE / CONNECTIONS BOOKLET IS NOW AVAILABLE!

Copies are available at the Brown County Library or the Brown County Democrat office.

Click HERE for a pdf version of the booklet.
 


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Our goal is to end 
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processes, increasing public input, and protecting communities of interest.

Democracy is not a spectator sport!


League of Women Voters of Brown County, Indiana

PO Box 74

Nashville IN 47448