Public forum on ‘Getting Big Money Out of Politics’ set for Oct. 13 in Lynnwood


LWV-Logo-Open_standard_webThe League of Women Voters of Snohomish County invites the public to a discussion on “Getting Big Money Out of Politics,” on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood.

Margaret Morales, Senior Researcher at the Sightline Institute, will present strategies for fighting big money special interests in elections. Neil Beaver of Integrity Washington will explain Initiative I-1464, the Washington Accountability Act, and its impact. The initiative will be on the November ballot.

The moderator will be Kathy Sakahara, vice-president of the League of Women Voters of Washington. Time will be allotted for questions from the audience after the speakers. Co-sponsors for the evening are the American Association of University Women (AAUW Edmonds- SnoKing branch), the Faith Action Network, the Sightline Institute and the Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church.

The League of Women Voters is non-partisan regarding candidates and political parties, but may advocate for or against issues it has studied. The League does support Initiative I-1464.

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