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The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

GENERAL MEETING -- Redistricting is Coming -- October 17

Redrawing district lines for everything from Congress to county councils has been hotly contested in a number of states with claims of gerrymandering, particularly racial or partisan gerrymandering. As we begin to plan for the next round of redrawing lines in South Carolina, legislators and public interest groups are looking at changes in the process that might result in more competitive elections. Join us to learn about how it has been done in the past and how it might be done better in the future.

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CONGRATULATIONS -- Holly Ulbrich

Congratulations to Clemson Area LWV member Holly Ulbrich for being elected co-president of the S.C. League of Women Voters at the annual LWVSC convention! We are fortunate to have Holly's leadership and experience close to home and proud that she will be representing us statewide. She had a recent column published in the in the Statehouse Report, entitled, "Whatever Happened to Home Rule." Check it out at: http://www.statehousereport.com/.../ulbrich-whatever-happene.../

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