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Wood County Voter August 2020

Election Calendar

· Now – Oct. 28 Voters can apply for absentee ballots

· Sept. 18 Mailing absentee ballots to voters begins

· Oct. 8- 14 Sample ballot published during this period

· Oct. 13 Last day to register to vote

· Oct. 27-Nov. 2 Sample ballot published during this period

· Oct. 28 Absentee ballot requests must be in the County Clerk’s office by this date

· Nov. 2 Deadline to hand-deliver absentee ballot to Clerk’s office.


· Nov. 9 Canvass

pdf iconLWVWC Voter August 2020 pdf.pdf

Wood County Voter January/February 2020

One Woman, One Vote

Saturday, February 29 at 1:30 p.m.

Pkbg/Wood County Library Auditorium

3100 Emerson Avenue

Free and open to the public

Originally aired on PBS’ Frontline, this film documents the many aspects of the 70 year long struggle that led to the passage of the 19th Amendment 100 years ago, one of many struggles to grant all Americans the rights guaranteed by the Constitution.

pdf iconLWVWC Voter Jan – Feb 2020 pdf.pdf

Wood County Voter October-November 2019

pdf iconLWVWC Voter Oct – Nov 2019.pdf

LWV Wood County Voter September 2019

Meeting on changes in the Medicaid program, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at Parkersburg-Wood Co. Library, Summers Auditorium. Open to the public

Lisa Diehl, Northern Regional Coordinator for West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, an organization whose goals include preserving, protecting, and improving Medicaid and the Medicaid expansion, will be our speaker. ( see www.wvahc.org )

West Virginia was one of the states that opted to expand Medicaid when the Affordable Care Act was adopted in 2010. Medicaid provides health care and long-term care for more than half a million West Virginians. (more than 29% in 2017) Miss Diehl will talk about changes to the program since then and proposed changes under the current administration.

pdf iconLWVWC Voter September 2019.pdf

LWV Wood County April 2019 Voter

Meeting on Solar Power Monday, April 22, 2019 6 p.m. Parkersburg City Council Chambers

Open to the public

A local authority on solar energy will speak to the League at 6 p.m. April 22 in the Parkersburg City Council chambers. Chip Pickering started Pickering Energy Solutions, a West Virginia company that installs, owns and maintains solar photovoltaic power systems in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Pickering is the chief executive officer of Pickering Associates, an architectural and engineering firm in Parkersburg, and vice president of Davis, Pickering and Co., an electrical contracting firm in Marietta. He is responsible for development, training and construction quality programs for Davis Pickering.

pdf iconLWVWC Voter April 2019 pdf.pdf

LWV Wood County March 2019 Voter

LWVWC Annual Meeting, Friday, March 22, 6:00 p.m., Colombo’s Restaurant, Parkersburg

Guest speaker will be Will Hosaflook, Superintendent of Wood County Schools.

Update on LWVWV’s legislative priorities

pdf iconLWVWC Voter March 2019pdf.pdf

Wood County Voter Februart 2019

LWV Wood County Meeting on WV Economy

Monday February 25 at 6 p.m., Parkersburg City Building, 2nd floor Executive Conference Room, Open to the public

Ted Boettner, Executive Director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, will discuss “Is the WV economic comeback real?”

Legislative Update in this Voter

pdf iconLWVWC Voter February 2019 pdf.pdf

LWV Wood County Voter January 2019

The LWV of Wood County will present the film, “DARK MONEY” at the Parkersburg/Wood County Public Library at 1:30 pm on Saturday, January 19. The film is open to the public at no cost.

“Dark Money”, a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film takes viewers to Montana–a front line in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide–to follow an intrepid local journalist working to expose the real-life impact of the US Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.

pdf iconLWVWC Voter January 2019 pdf.pdf

Wood County Voter December 2018

Post-election up-date and December 15 annual holiday get-together.

pdf iconLWVWC Voter December 2018 pdf.pdf

Wood County Voter October 2018

Meet the Candidate Event on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Cambers of the Parkersburg City Building. All local candidates for the WV Legislature and Wood County Commission have been invited. Open to the public.

pdf iconOctober 2018 Voter pdf.pdf