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Welcome to the Home Page of the Shaker Heights chapter of the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland.  You may join the League or renew your membership by mail or online using a credit card. Just click the “Join” link at the top of this page.

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Verify and update your voter registration!

A voter roll purge in Ohio has removed many voters who have not voted since the last presidential election. Cuyahoga County residents can use this link (click here) to update their registration. Residents of other Ohio counties (click here).

 

 Applications for the Shaker Chapter of the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland’s  Legacy Fellowship are now closed. We will be announcing our Legacy Fellow on September 6th.

 

Coming Events:

 

Northeast Ohio Public Policy Forum:

Redistricting and Voting Rights in Ohio

Thursday, August 25

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Siegal Facility Beachwood,
26500 Shaker Blvd., Beachwood, OH

 

Moderator:  Thomas Suddes, Editorial Writer, cleveland.com

Panelists:

Representative Kathleen Clyde (D), Ohio House District 75

Dr. John C. Green, Director, Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics

Senator Frank LaRose (R), Senate District 27

Click Here to Register

 

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Video of the Regionalism and Shaker Heights Forum

Thank you to Judy Rawson, Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish, Mayor Earl Leiken, Hunter Morrison and Edward Krauss for their presentation of the benefits that Shaker Heights and Cuyahoga County can realize through regional pooling of resources. If you’d like to see the presentation Click here to watch the video.

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Video of the Internet Bandwidth Forum 

Thank you to Lev Gonick, Deb Socia, Angela Siefer, Morris Wheeler, Patrick Holland and Craig Stout for educating us on the benefits of fiber optic broadband for Shaker Heights. If you weren’t able to attend the forum, here it is Click here to watch the video.

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Video of The Van Aken Project in Shaker Heights

Thank you to Steve Litt, Mayor Earl Leiken, Luke Palmisano and Roby Simons for participating in a discussion of the Van Aken Development District. The city hopes the new district will add to the overall vibrancy of Shaker Heights – and to it’s tax base. If you missed it you can learn about the project and its proposed impact on the community. Click here to watch the video of the forum

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For those who couldn’t make it, here is the speech Mayor Earl Leiken gave to the Shaker Chapter of the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland. Click here

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Election 2016 Voter Guides

Learn about the candidates and issues on YOUR BALLOT. The League of Women Voters has the information you need. We will be questioning the candidates in contested races and in some uncontested races. Visit Vote411.org.

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Judicial Races:

Judge4Yourself.com and JudicialVotesCount.org. You’ll learn how the candidates are rated, how voting for judges works in Ohio, and much more.