NEW: ATTEND THE BLOOMINGTON TOWN HALL FORUM ON OCTOBER 30, 6-8PM
Meet your councilmembers and City staff, and learn about what’s happening in Bloomington.
The future of our community
“One Bloomington” strategic priorities
Community amenities that serve our residents - parks, fire stations, community center
Join us at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road
RSVPs are appreciated, but not required at blm.mn/townhall or call 952/563-8782. Need accomodations? Call 952-563-8733.
THE 2018 ELECTION
NEW: HUMPHREY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS ANNOUNCES POST-ELECTION ANALYSIS
What Happened? Post-Election Analysis
What will Minnesota's new political landscape look like after Election Day? Close contests for Governor and Attorney General along with the statehouse will set the course of Minnesota for years. The large number of contested US House seats has become a national focal point and may decide which party enjoys the majority. A star-studded political panel will break down the results to these elections and their significance to Minnesota and the nation. Panelists will inclucde current State Rep and candidate for Congress Ilhan Omar, former Congressman Vin Weber, and the executive director of WIN Minnesota, Denise Cardinal. More panelists will be announced.
Wednesday, November 7
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
LVWB’s “MN State House of Representatives Candidate Testimonials” VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE.
On October 2, the League of Women Voters Bloomington presented the candidates from Districts 49B, 50A and 50B to a full house at the City Center. All of the candidates were in attendance. VIEW
You can also view the August 14 State House of Representative Candidate Testimonials also sponsored by the Bloomington League of Women Voters.
Click VIDEOS for each video.
LWVB UPDATES THEIR POPULAR “VOTER’S INFORMATION GUIDE’’.
Two years ago, the Bloomington League of Women Voters developed the “Voter’s Info Guide.” Based on its popularity, we have created the “2018 Voter's Info Guide” which provides more information about the primary and the candidates for the November elections in Bloomington precincts. Print it out and bring it to the polls with you.
WHAT OFFICES WILL BE ON THE BLOOMINGTON 2018 ELECTION DAY BALLOT?
U.S. Senator & U.S. Senator -special election
U.S. Representative District 3
Governor & Lt. Governor
State Representatives for districts 49B, 50A and 50B
Secretary of State
Justices and Judges
County Sheriff, County Attorney
SAMPLE BALLOT FOR YOUR PRECINCT (click)
WHERE TO VOTE
Use your zip code to find your polling place, and a map.
IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY
If you have a disability, you can get assistance. The City of Bloomington web site has helpful information under FAQs.
HOW TO REGISTER
Not sure if you are registered to vote? Look here under FAQs.
new: Pre-registration is now closed.
SAVE THESE DATES
As of Friday, September 21 you may vote early or Absentee.
new: Oct 30 - All-City Town Hall forum. Meet your councilmembers and City staff, and learn about what’s happening in Bloomington.
Nov. 6 - Election Day. Polls are open from 7am - 8pm.
NEW: Nov. 7 - Post-Election Analysis at Humphrey School of Public Affairs (detail in left column)
More information at the StarTribune Election Calendar 2018. (Readers without digital access to the Strib will only be able to access a limited number of articles)
Details and other upcoming events on our Events page.
VOTE EARLY / ABSENTEE VOTING (BY MAIL OR IN PERSON)
Absentee and early voting opened for general election September 21. For more information, click on More information
RECENT ELECTION STORIES FROM THE “MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE”
"Minnesota routinely boasts the highest voter turnout in the nation .... Minnesota is home to four of the nation’s most competitive Congressional races, which are expected to attract major spending from outside political groups." - Minnesota Star Tribune
LWV BLOOMINGTON: YOUR VOTE, YOUR VOICE
The League of Women Voters Bloomington is a non-partisan, political organization which encourages informed and active participation in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
LWVB never endorses any political candidate or party.
The Bloomington League has a long history in the community and is a resource for questions about issues, candidates, voting procedures, and resident involvement.
We meet regularly throughout the year, and coordinate candidate forums, community service projects, informational events, and other activities.
WOMEN SHATTER RECORDS IN 2018 PRIMARY ELECTIONS
More women won their primaries for the House and Senate than ever before. See article by HuffPost Washington Bureau Chief.