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Our monthly newsletter, The VOTER, provides information on League programs and events, and updates on our advocacy efforts, among other topics.

Lissa Staley, Communications Chair

Articles for the Voter are due the Friday after the monthly Board of Director’s meeting held on the second Tuesday of the month.

MAY 2024


Calendar of Events

May 7 | Noon | Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library or Zoom

Sherman Smith, Editor of the Kansas Reflector will talk about covering Kansas politics and state news. Please attend in the library’s Marvin BC or attend by Zoom.

You are welcome to purchase lunch from the Millennium Cafe and bring it into the meeting room. If you purchase lunch, we recommend you arrive at 11:15 a.m.

Upcoming Tuesday Topics

  • June 4 and July 2 Tuesday Topics will be at Brewster Place

President’s Perspective

With the recently held annual meeting, the Board reviewed highlights of its year promoting voter education, civic engagement and advocacy. Although not a conclusive outline of the many activities undertaken during the 2023-2024 year, my column this month focuses on the LWVTSC commitment to empower voters and defend democracy.

Read the full article




Local Observer Reports

LWV observers keep you informed about what is happening in local government. The Local Observer Corps volunteers attend city, county and school board meetings and take notes. Read the Observer reports-May 2024.


Board Briefs

  • New board members were welcomed and introduced. A brief orientation between departing, continuing and new board members included information and a cake to celebrate our membership numbers. 

State League Action Alerts & Newsletter

Stay informed of State League of Women Voters articles & news.

2024-2025 Board of Directors

Check out all issues of The Voter in our archive.