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League of Women Voters Announces October Programs

Sponsor: League of Women Voters
Author: lwvbuckspa@gmail.com, 215-230-9986

The League of Women Voters of Bucks County will present two important programs for the general public in October.  Both programs will provide information to help voters understand issues pertinent to the upcoming election. 

On Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 7-9:00 pm, Dr. Jack Nagel will cover voter registration and Election Day procedures and break new ground with information on a study of alternative election systems and primaries.   Dr. Nagel is Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Nagel’s presentation will be held at the Pennswood Village Game Room, 1382 Newtown-Langhorne Road, Newtown, PA 18940-2401.

Immigration will be discussed on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 7-9:30pm at the BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2040 W Street Road, Warrington, PA 18976.  This program, Welcoming the Stranger: Myths, Realities, and What it Takes to Become an American, will include four panelists:  Kelli Gottemoller, Bethany Christian Services; Min S. Suh, Esquire, Partner at Obermayer, Reman & Hippel, LLP, Employment and Immigration law; an Afghanistan immigrant who was a translator for American troops in Afghanistan; and, a recent Syrian immigrant.  Panelists will present personal experiences with the immigration clearance and resettlement process, issues surrounding immigration such as national security, work permits, adapting to a new culture, who immigrates and why, and what it takes to get through the process and succeed.   The Social Justice Committee of the BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and the LWV of Bucks County are cosponsoring this program.

The League of Women Voters of Buck County is a non-partisan political organization dedicated to encouraging informed and active participation in government.   For more information, call 215-230-9986 or email lwvbuckspa@gmail.com, visit our website at www.lwvbucks.org or find us on Facebook at: Bucks County PA League of Women Voters.

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The League of Women Voters never supports or opposes candidates for office or political parties.  Any use of the League of Women Voters’ name in campaign advertising or literature has not been authorized by the League.  Elections and voting are core concerns for the League of Women Voters.  Year in and year out, Leagues are committed to providing fact-based information about issues and the positions candidates take on those issues to help our members and voters make their own decisions.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Membership in the League is open to men and women, 16 years old and older.  Call 215.230.9986 information.


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