Past Events

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 6:30-8:00 PM - Dark Money in Michigan Politics

Howell Carnegie Library, Meabon Room, 314 W. Grand River, Howell

Monthly meeting of the League of Women Voters, Brighton/Howell Area Unit

Main speaker was Craig Mauger, who is the Executive Director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network. We learned about how campaign money is raised in a variety of ways and spent - and what to look for in political ads to figure out who sponsored them. You can view this presentation by clicking here.


Monday, April 23, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 PM - LIne 5 Retirement Party

Pinckney, MI

LWV has studied the failing double pipeline, which runs under the water next to the Mackinaw Bridge, and agrees that it puts our Great Lakes water and economy at risk every day it operates.  Line 5 turned 65 years old today and we threw a retirement party to encourage its leaving our Great Lakes.


Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 6-7:30 PM  -  Why Redistricting Matters

Howell Carnegie Library, Meabon Room, Brighton/Howell Area Unit, 314 W. Grand River, Howell

Monthly meeting of the League of Women Voters, Brighton/Howell Area Unit

Main speaker was Carey Swanson, who learned about the need for redistricting reform through her volunteer work with the Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice.