The Voter Restriction (a.k.a. Photo ID) Amendment to the State Constitution is, according to the League of Women Voters, a threat to your right to vote and to your pocketbook. On October 20th, Gwen Myers of LWV Minnesota will explain what is spelled out and what is implied by the language of this proposed amendment, and how this will affect you, your family and your friends if it passes on November 6th.
LWV Minnesota is a nonpartisan political organization which encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. They do not endorse candidates, but they do study issues, take positions on those issues, and advocate for them. Protecting every citizen’s right to vote is a top priority.
Gwen Myers is a former chair of LWV Minnesota’s lobbying committee. She retired after teaching high school history and government at Mound Westonka High School for 35 years and has continued her interest in public policy through her volunteer lobbying for the League. Her specific areas of interest are election law and the environment. ◙