League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, MD
Delegates to the 2017 LWVMD convention voted to support four statewide studies of interest to the public:
- Death with Dignity
- Corrections and Bail
- Civic Education in Schools and the Community
- Services for the Aging
"The Electoral College: From the Federalist Papers to Trump.”
Presented by Dr. Mark Graber, Professor of Law, University of MD Carey School of Law, at the LWV of the National Capital Area’s Annual Convention, May 6, 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYoR2EVnZyo
Public Interest Pod Cast interview with LWVMC member Jordan Cooper and Dr. Graber: http://www.publicinterestpodcast.com/2017/05/mark-graber.html
ELECTION INTEGRITY COMMISSION
League Statement on Trump's "Election Integrity Commission"
"President Trump’s 'Election Integrity Commission' is an unnecessary distraction from the real work to protect against foreign hacking and interference in our electoral process. The real purpose of this effort is to justify President Trumps' false claims of widespread voter fraud in the 2016 elections." Click here to read more.
With the election of Nancy Bliss as president for a two-year term, and with membership numbers at 411—an increase of 111 members since May 2016—the League prepares for a new program year.