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Welcome to the Linn County

League of Women Voters!


**NEW** The 2018 League of Women Voters Linn County Legislative Forums will be split between Cedar Rapids and Hiawatha.  See our EVENTS page for locations and times!
Senators Rob Hogg, Wally Horn, Liz Mathis and Dan Zumbach and Representatives Liz Bennett, Ashley Hinson, Ken Rizer, Kirsten Running-Marquardt, Art Staed, Louis Zumbach, and Todd Taylor have been invited. 
These free public forums are a venue for state representatives and senators to discuss issues of concern and to answer questions from constituents. If internet signal strength allows Pro Video will stream the forums live on the LWV Linn County and Pro Video Productions Facebook pages. Following the forum, video will posted here for review. 

The forums are conducted by league members and community volunteers under LWV forum guidelines.

Civics 101:

Here is a link to our first Civics 101 lesson -->

What Does Government Look Like at the Local, State and Federal Level?

Join us for our voting lesson on March 17th- for more info see the Events Page.



Make a Difference Today

Join us for Legislative Forums!

Our Mission:

  • Promote direct discourse and discussion of LWV-related issues with members, government representatives, and our community.

  • Educate and advocate our community on issues for the common good.

  • Share unbiased, fact-based information with members and the community.

  • Build social connections.

  • Nurture a passion for action.

Gubernatorial Forum:  For Democrat & Republican Parties
Location:  Ballantyne Auditorium on the Cedar Rapids Kirkwood Campus
Time:   Democrat Forum 10:00 - noon
             Republican Forum 2:00 - 4:00 pm

The Iowa League of Women Voters is sponsoring a Pre-primary Gubernatorial forum for the Democratic and the Republican candidates. All candidates from both parties have been invited and need to appear in person.  The forums are free and open to the public. Forums will be  live streamed across the state and tweet in their questions.