League of Women Voters Edina Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters Edina will be facilitating candidate forums for three local general election races. Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, there will be no live audience for the forums but all will be available for viewing here after the dates listed below. Members of the community, including students, are encouraged to submit questions.

LWVE April Earth Day event: In Transition: Changing Priorities and Policies at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

All are welcome to celebrate Earth Day with LWV Edina. Our presenter, Georgina (Mimi) Guernica, J.D., will discuss President Biden’s climate change and environmental justice executive orders, the new administration’s support for science and transparency, and how all of this impacts the EPA.  Guernica, an environmental attorney, served over 32 years with the EPA before her retirement at…

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Edina Reads and LWVE Host Book Discussion of “Caste”

As part of their commitment to anti-racism and racial equity, the Edina Reads program of the Edina Community Foundation (ECF) and the League of Women Voters of Edina (LWVE) have teamed up to offer a community Zoom book discussion of Caste by Isabel Wilkerson. In this book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author provides deeply researched narrative…

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Annual Meeting Part I: LWVE Business meeting

We will have our Annual Business meeting to ratify the budget, elect officers and board members and approve changes to position statements on Thursday, May 6. TIME 7 PM Annual Meeting Part II is on Thursday, May 20 and will feature keynote speaker Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.

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General Election

The general election is Tuesday, November 3. Due to COVID-19, the League of Women Voters is encouraging everyone to vote from home – it is easy, safe, and secure. The state of Minnesota suggests requesting your ballot by Friday, October 2 in order to receive it, complete it, and return it by November 3. You can request your mail in ballot at mnvotes.org.

Recent Events

Candidate Forum: Hennepin County Commissioner District 6

The League of Women Voters of Edina, Minnetonka-Eden Prairie-Hopkins, South Tonka and Wayzata-Plymouth Area hosted a Hennepin County Commissioner District 6 Candidate Forum (via Zoom) on June 18th, 2020. There will be a primary August 11 and the two candidates who receive the most votes will move on to the General Election November 3.

U.S. Census Information Presentation

U.S. Census Information Presentation produced by the League of Women Voters Edina, as a live-streamed event on March 19 on the city of Edina website, the city of Edina facebook page, and Edina TV. The speaker: Paul Huffman, LWVMN Census and Redistricting Coordinator. Co-sponsor: Edina Complete Count Committee.