The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization, open to both women and men, encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Info at at the Sedgwick County Election Office's website includes how to check your polling location and voter registration status, guidance regarding activities at or near Kansas polling places, and a sample ballot.
Download a flier about advance voting which includes hours and a map of locations.
If you plan to vote on April 11th, your polling place may have changed from the last time you voted. Here's info on polling place changes.
Have no clue about the location of your polling place? Sedgwick County has a cool tool. Click on the magnifying class and start typing in the street number for your house. Choose from the list the correct address for where you live (which is tied to your voter registration) and the polling place will be identified as well as a list of your representatives. It's a little clunky, so be patient.
The LWV Wichita Metro is pleased to announce the Award of this year's scholarship is presented to Caleb Angell, a senior at Friends University. He is presently an honor student majoring in History and Political Science and plans to continue his studies in law school.
The youngest of eight children, Caleb grew up in New York state. He has interests in social work, law, and politics. This summer he will spend two weeks with a missionary team in Central Africa. Following this, Caleb will work in Wichita as an intern with the Federal Public Defender's Office.
Caleb looks forward to meeting more Kansans and will work with the League members to help students register to vote.
The League of Women Voters of Wichita is now accepting scholarship applications for 2017. Every year the Wichita League advertises the scholarship to local schools: Friends University, Newman University, and Wichita State University. The scholarship is open to any student enrolled in public administration, political science, government, public policy, history, or pre law. Also, students who are in leadership roles or student body government are encouraged to apply. The scholarship to be awarded will be up to $2,000 and is non-renewable. However, eligible students are encouraged to reapply the following year.
To apply, please submit application materials to: League of Women Voters of Wichita, ATTN: Wendy Kabler, Scholarship Chair, P.O. Box 2411, Wichita, KS 67202
Applications are reviewed by the LWV Wichita Scholarship Committee.
Questions? Phone Wendy Kabler at (316) 209-0359 or e-mail her at WKabler7@gmail.com.
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