League of Women Voters of Northeast Michigan

Mission Statement

Democracy is not a spectator sport. 

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.

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Dues are $55 for one person or $82.50 for two members of the same household. Mail your check payable to League of Women Voters of Northeast Michigan to 307 W. Maple Street, Alpena, MI 49707

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When: April 19, noon

Where: Polish Corner



MI Supreme Court Candidates

League of Women Voters of Michigan holds forum with Michigan Supreme Court candidates

Virtual event informs voters about upcoming election

LANSING – Michigan voters had the opportunity to hear from candidates seeking seats on the Michigan Supreme Court during a virtual candidate forum today hosted by the League of Women Voters of Michigan and the Jewish Bar Association of Michigan.

“Thank you to the Michigan Supreme Court candidates and all of the voters who tuned in to this informative event,” said Christina Schlitt, co-president of the League of Women Voters of Michigan. “The League is proud to hold candidate forums like this to help Michigan voters get informed about what will appear on their ballot, so that all voters can participate in our democracy.”

The virtual event was meant to inform voters about Michigan Supreme Court candidates in a nonpartisan way. Attendees heard from all Michigan Supreme Court candidates who, if elected, will rule on important decisions that impact all voters.

“The Michigan Supreme Court has the power to make decisions that could impact the lives of voters every day, and it’s important to let voters hear from the candidates in a nonpartisan forum,” said Paula Bowman, co-president of the League. “We hope the event empowered voters to feel informed about the upcoming election and make confident decisions at the polls this November.”

A recording of the candidate forum is available online.

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Voter Guide

Know Your State Candidates? LWV Voter Guides Can Help.

The League of Women Voters of Michigan have published easy-to-read, newspaper-style Voter Guides that provide information from candidates running for state offices in Michigan. Guides include candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor, State Board of Education, and the Boards of Education for U of M, Michigan State U, Wayne State U, Supreme Court, and the wording and explanation of State Ballot Proposals. The voter guides assembled responses to questions using candidate’s own words.

Voter Guides are available at the Alpena County Library, Alcona County Libraries, and Presque Isle Libraries.

For a digital (PDF) version, click here.