Making Democracy Work

What's New in the Spokane League

March Events

Criminal Justice Reform is the topic of the monthly meeting Tuesday, March 13, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. See the calendar for details and map.

At the February 13th meeting Susie Gerard, Spokane School District Secondary Social Studies Coordinator, will be speaking on civics education in Spokane Public Schools and Washington State.

The new 2018 TRY (They Represent You) is posted. It contains the names, email and phone information for our elected officials as well as information on political parties and voter information. You can download it. We will print them and distribute at meetings and to any interested group.

At the League meeting Tuesday, January 9th, Chief Financial Officer, Gavin Cooley, and Director of the Budget, spoke about our Spokane City budget.

Ben StuckartCity Council President, Ben Stuckart, spoke to our League meeting in November about Campaign Finance Reform in Spokane City Elections. Our president spoke in favor of the ordinance at the city council meeting. The city council passed the ordinance.

Click here to see a summary of the draft of the Fair Elections Ordinance.

View the list of our future meetings on the Calendar page.

State League Speaks on DACA

The president of the Washington League of Women Voters, Ann Murphy, our former president, has released the following statement on DACA:

State League speaks on DACA

New Book Review

Susan Gray has added another book review. This book is a "dual" book review, comparing Hillary Clinton's book about the 2016 presidential campaign with DNC Chair Donna Brazile's book about same subject--a really fascinating look at two interpretations of the same event by two powerful Democratic women who shared a commitment to the same goal - making Hilary Clinton the first woman US president.

Click on Book Reviews