League of Women Voters to observe National Voter Registration Day

MENOMONIE – League of Women Voters of Greater Chippewa Valley this week announced activities planned for National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 25. “With midterms and governor races happening in a few weeks, every eligible American voter should exercise his or her right to be heard at the ballot box this year and next,” says Kitz Cleary, Menomonie, co-president of the local League. “National Voter Registration Day is the right place to start by getting registered.”

[emember_protected] Events planned on Tuesday, Sept. 25 by the League’s Voter Services includes voter registration at:

• Bookends on Main, 214 E. Main, Menomonie, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Outdoors at the park across from the Waterfront Bar, 500 block of Crescent in Menomonie, 3 to 5 p.m.

• Elk Mound High School Senior E times, 11:15 – 11:50 a.m.  and 11:55 a.m.to 12:30 p.m.

• University of Wisconsin Stout Student Center, Menomonie, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Dunn County Judicial Center, 615 Stokke Parkway, Menomonie, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. during and after the Assembly Candidate Forum for District 29.

The League also plans voter registration events on Monday, Sept. 24, at two sites in Colfax: Mom’s on Main, 225 Bremer Ave., from 10 a.m. to noon and at Colfax High School senior English classes. Anyone wishing to register should bring proof of Wisconsin residency such as a driver’s license, hunting license, paycheck stub, bank statement, utility bill or anything with name and current address. Photo IDs are required for voting on Nov. 6.

The effort’s website, www.
NationalVoterRegistrationDay.org, provides a listing of National Voter Registration Day events across the country.

Go to the local League’s web site (“lwv-gcv.org” then click “Voter Services”) for information on registration, absentee ballot registration and voting deadlines, sample ballots and candidate information, or go to https://myvote.wi.gov/en-US/MyBallot. [/emember_protected]

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