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Using your right to vote: Important information from the League of Women Voters

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on July 20, 2020 at 6:00 am

Guest blog by Beth Pellicciotti At the League of Women Voters’ National Convention this past month, Virginia Kase, the CEO of the national League, reminded us that at the height of the 1918 Flu Pandemic, women continued their fight for the right to vote. Their work was not in vain. In 1920, the 19th Amendment, […]

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Lecture explores central role of social media in today’s politics

Posted in News on November 7, 2019 at 6:00 am

Hacking Democracy Hacking Democracy: What Social Media Is Doing to U.S. Politics Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram—some of which did not even exist a decade ago—are playing an increasingly central role in politicians’ efforts to get elected. What does this mean for the American voter? Join political scientist Travis Ridout t […]

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New community topics at Civic Lab pose questions and invite discussion

Posted in News on October 3, 2019 at 6:00 am

Each month, you can find information, activities, and discussion on an issue facing our community at the Civic Lab. Take a look at thought-provoking materials and activities for teens and adults that allow us to engage in open conversation and grow together as a community. CIVIC LAB NORTH SPOKANEOctober 2019–January 2020 October: Voting Rights Wh […]

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A new voting ritual

Posted in Explore and Discover on October 30, 2018 at 6:00 am

By Dana Mannino When I was small, accompanying my parents to the poll was a family ritual. My parents would get shoes and coats on all of us, which was quite a feat, as there seemed to be an additional child with every presidential election cycle, and we would walk down the polling station. Some […]

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