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League of Women Voters presents online voter’s guide

In lieu of its traditional candidate forum, the Jasper County League of Women Voters is partnering with the state organization to bring the voters information in a different way. 

The public is invited to use vote411.org as a guide to the general election. The candidates for President, U.S. Senate, Congressional Candidates for all four Iowa Districts, all State Senate and State Representative candidates, including Jasper County Supervisors have been invited to participate. They gave background information, contact information and answered questions to give their viewpoints

Voters can use the guide to read about each candidate and contrast responses in a side by side format. In addition, the site gives information about, confirming your polling location, how to register to vote, and to see what your personal ballot looks like. This is a free nonpartisan voters guide, provided for the general public. 

To use the guide, visit vote411.org or follow the link on the league’s website lwv.org. Enter your address then click “explore now” under find what’s on your ballot. Then click “go to my races” and the voter can see all the candidates he or she will be able to vote for based on where you live. 

The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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