League of Women Voters PBC Announces Next Two Hot Topic Discussions
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Floridant -- (West Palm Beach, FL – May 30, 2023) The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County (LWVPBC) today invited voters and residents to two informative Hot Topic Discussions, one in person at Mounts Botanical Garden and the other live on Zoom.

Wednesday, June 21 at Noon

Hot Topic Discussion  /  In-Person

Florida Legislative Wrap Up

Political insights and statewide overview from two Tallahassee insiders:

* Senator Gayle Harrell, Republican, District 31 (Northern Palm Beach County, Martin County, Southern St. Lucie County); Chair of the Appropriations Committee on Health & Human Services. Vice Chair Environment and Natural Resources Committee, etc.)

* Senator Tina Scott Polsky, Democrat, District 30 (Southeast Palm Beach County and Northeast Broward County); Vice Chair of the Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee.

Where:  Mounts Botanical Garden Exhibit Hall, 559 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach 33415

Registration Fee: $25 (includes lunch)


+ Lunch begins at 11:30 am, the program starts at noon.

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+ Menu options:
  • Turkey Avocado Wrap (turkey, avocado, arugula, tomato, lemon garlic aioli)
  • Strawberry Citrus Salad (mixed greens, mandarin oranges, strawberries, red grapes, raspberry vinaigrette, with Gorgonzola cheese and toasted almonds on the side)

Both menu options come with Black/White cookie and a bottled water.

+ Registrations, lunch choice, and payment must be made online at:


+ Walk-ins cannot be accommodated. Fee is nonrefundable.

Wednesday, July 19 at Noon

Hot Topic Discussion  /  Live on Zoom

Ranked Choice Voting

Learn more about Ranked Choice Voting (RCV), a nonpartisan electoral reform that allows voters to rank candidates in order of preference rather than choosing just one. Supporters say RCV encourages voters to focus on issues and reduces negative campaigning and polarization. The State Legislature prohibited RCV last year, make Florida one of only two states to do so. Currently, Ranked Choice Voting is used worldwide and by 13 million U.S. voters. Special guest speaker is Vilia Johnson, director of Rank My Vote Florida and vice president of the League of Women Voters Sarasota.

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Link to Register:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85649819589?pwd=dllCS... (https://www.google.com/url?q=https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85649819589?pwd%3DdllCSnUvR01XZ255cTZtaWpDZW53dz09&sa=D&source=calendar&usd=2&usg=AOvVaw0KgFCleR2lyiYvYEDIT64W)

Note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

facebook.com/lwvpbc (http://www.facebook.com/lwvpbc).

Attached Images:

1.   Senator Gayle Harrell – June 21

2.   Senator Tina Polsky – June 21

3.   Livia Johnson – July 19

Available for Interview:

Kathi Gundlach, LWVPBC President


Media Contact:

Gary Schweikhart, PR-BS

561.756.4298 / gary@pr-bs.net

Source: PR by Schweikhart
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