Hennepin County District 6 Commissioner
Candidate Forum
The League of Women Voters of Minnetonka-Eden Prairie-Hopkins, with cohosts  Edina, Wayzata-Plymouth, and South Tonka Leagues, held a Candidate Forum on April 10  for 6 candidates who are running for Hennepin County District 6 Commission.


The candidates are: Heather Edelson, Patrick Gage, Janet Kitui, Daniel Moret, Marisa Simonetti and Jen Westmoreland.

On April 30, residents of Hennepin County District 6 will vote in a primary election for a new Hennepin County District Commissioner to replace Chris LaTondresse, who resigned in September 2023.

Dates to remember for this primary election:

  • April 12 - Absentee voting for the primary will begin. 
  • April 12 through April 29 - Absentee voting will be available at Edina City Hall for Edina voters. 
  • April 30 - Primary Election.
League of Women Voters Edina

69th Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 2

The League of Women Voters Edina will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 2, in person at St. Alban's Church, Edina. Please join us and bring a guest! The evening's schedule will be:
  • 6:00 - Light dinner/social time together.
  • 6:30 - Our Annual Keynote Address:  Senator Steven Cwodzinski (Minnesota District 49) will speak on How Civics Education Strengthens Democracy.
  • The annual business meeting will follow the Keynote Address.

Senator Cwodzinski taught American Government for 33 years and was elected to the State Senate in 2016 to “practice what he preached”. He  represents SD 49 (Eden Prairie and Minnetonka) and chairs the Education Policy Committee and serves on the Education Finance, Elections, State and Local Government and Veterans Committees.During the business meeting, members will vote to ratify the 2024-25 budget, elect officers and board members, vote on changes to LWVE position statements and give feedback/direction to the board.

All LWVE members received a separate email on April 1 with a link to the Annual Meeting Workbook which contains the proposed budget and its assumptions, recommendations for changes and updates to LWVE's positions, and the report of the nominating committee. If you did not receive the link to the workbook please send us an email at [email protected].

In order to plan for dinner and ensure the necessary quorum to transact business, please RSVP here by April 30, if you plan to attend the meeting.

In order to vote at the Annual Meeting, your 2024-25 membership dues must be current. As a reminder, your dues payment covers the membership year which runs from April 1 to March 31. If you wish to vote at the meeting and have not renewed your dues for our new fiscal year, you can do so online by May 1  by clicking here or you can renew in person at the Annual Meeting.

6:00 Light Supper
6:30 Keynote Address by Senator Steven Cwodzinski
Business Meeting
St. Alban's Church
6716 Gleason Road
Edina, MN
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