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Tuesday, September 19

     6 p.m. - Doors Open                           6:15 p.m. - Dinner                        6:45 to 8 p.m. - Program 

Church of the Epiphany, 4900 Nathan Lane N, Plymouth

(1 block west of Highway 169 on the South Side of Schmidt Lake Road)



State and National Landscapes for Politics and Governance


With David Schultz - Professor in the Hamline University Department of Political Science



david schultz office photoProfessor David Schultz teaches classes in American politics, public policy and administration, and ethics.  Professor Schultz has authored more than 25 books, including his most recent, American Politics in the Age of Ignorance.  Professor Schultz is the winner of the national 2013 Leslie A. Whittington Excellence in Teaching Award.



Westside Progressives, an educational forum that encourages civil and thoughtful discussion about progressive issues, meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Church of the Epiphany, located at Schmidt Lake Road and Nathan Lane in Plymouth. $10 lasagna/salad dinner. 6 p.m. doors open, 6:15 dinner, 6:45-8:00 pm program. Free attendance if no dinner required.





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MN's Leading Election System

With Secretary of State Steve Simon


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Listen to Secretary of State Steve Simon's excellent presentation on MN's outstanding election system emulated by many other states at the Think Again Brooklyns forum January 19, 2016.  Secretary Simon includes ways in which it can be improved, and he explains why it is important to vote.  He concludes with a quote from a tee shirt:  "Failure to vote is not an act of rebellion.  It is an act of surrender."

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How Oregon Became the Easiest Place to Vote in the US

By Lornet Turnbull
YES! Magazine
October 8, 2016


In January, Oregon became the first state in the country to begin automatically registering eligible citizens to vote when they obtain or renew their driver's licenses or state IDs, completely shifting the burden of voter registration from the individual to the government. 

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