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We Envision a Democracy Where Every Person Has The Desire, The Right, The Knowledge And The Confidence to Participate.

Welcome to the Linn County League of Women Voters!

League of Women Voters Linn County, Cedar Rapids, Mayor Brad Hart



League of Women Voters Linn County


Mayor Brad Hart, presentation

Unprecedented times create a unique opportunity.

Learn about Cedar Rapids 2020 and insight for 2021.

Join us for Mayor Brad Hart’s virtual address

Click Here: lwvlinncounty.org/lwvlc-soc-event

2021 Forums, Your Resource to Local Lawmakers Hosted by League of Women Voters Linn County

The FEBRUARY 20, 2021 FORUM begins at 10:30 am.

Virtual forums aim to encourage listening & dialogue.

February's forum will cover legislative topics concerning 

water quality, education, vaccination rollout, child care, and local control.

Did you miss the January Forum?

Access the video directly below at the "January 2021 Forum" button.

Thank you to our sponsor, the Gazette, for video access to the January 2021 forum. 

The League of Women Voters Linn County and its co-sponsors are inviting citizens to
participate virtually in the annual Legislative Forums.

The monthly Saturday morning forums of the 2021 Legislative session will be held online to protect participants' health. 

To view the live forum from 10:30-11:45 am, go to the LWV Linn County website or the co-sponsors website and click on LWV Linn County Legislative Forum link. 

The final Linn County Forum will be held on March 20th.

To submit questions, go to the Legislative Forum Survey form link on the League of Women Voters Linn County Home page at
website lwvlinncounty.org by the Thursday prior to each Saturday’s forum. Each monthly forum has recommended question topics that will be given priority. Questions on other topics will be addressed as time allows.

The Saturday February 20th Forum is co-sponsored with KGAN/Sinclair Broadcasting. News Anchor/Reporter Christopher King will be the moderator. The final online forum of the legislative session will be held on Saturday, March 20 with co-sponsor KCRG News. Anchor/Reporter Beth Maliki will be the moderator.

All area legislative representatives and Senators have been invited to participate: House District 65 Representative
Liz Bennett, House District 66 Representative Art Staed, House District 67 Representative Eric Gjerde, House
District 68 Representative Molly Donahoe, House District 69 Kirsten Running-Marquardt, House District 70
Representative Tracy Ehlert, Representative House District 95 Representative Charlie McClintock, Senate District
33 Senator Rob Hogg, Senate District 34 Senator Liz Mathis, Senate District 35 Senator Todd Taylor and Senate
District 48 Senator Dan Zumbach.

The forums are conducted by league members and community volunteers under LWV forum guidelines. The
League of Women Voters of Linn County conducts the forums as part of its voter education program. The League
of Women Voters Linn County is a non-profit volunteer political organization that neither supports or opposes any
candidate or political party, encourages citizen participation in government and is open to everyone 16 years and


Our Mission

  • Promote direct discourse and discussion of LWV-related issues with members, government representatives, and our community.

  • Educate and advocate our community on issues for the common good.

  • Share unbiased, fact-based information with members and the community.

  • Build social connections.

  • Nurture a passion for action.