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Monday, January 13, 2020

AGENDA FOR UPCOMING MONTHLY MEETING OF RUSK DEMS

Agenda for Rusk Dems Meeting of January 16, 2020

1) Approval of the minutes of our last regular meeting, October 17, 2019—Linda Detra
or Anita Dearhamer.  Discussion of who receives minutes—Jim Kurz

2) Treasurer’s Report and discussion—Tom Ralston

3) Elections coming up:  House of Representatives Primary—2/18/20; Presidential Primary—April 7; 7th CD final election—5/12/20—Nancy Kraft

4) Meetings coming up: Leadership Team phone call of January 14 (email or call me if you want to
be on that call); County Chair meeting at the Dells, 2/28-2/29, 2020; Winter Retreat Feb. 29 and March 1.  (?)

5) Banners at the Toad House—Jim Kurz

6)  How can we best support democratic candidates this year?--Chrysa

7) State-wide efforts to help elect democrats—Chrysa

8) Referendum and education on fair maps for redistricting—Chrysa, Nancy, Linda, Anita

9)  Discussion of the forum interviewing Democratic candidates running for the 7th District Congressional Seat in Rice Lake the night before.

10) Do we have a candidate for the 87th State Assembly seat versus Jimmy Edming?

11)  Membership Renewal—Jim Kurz

12) Local office rental during campaign.

13)  Reminder:  Governor Evers address January 22, 2020.



Thursday, January 9, 2020

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING RUSK COUNTY DEMOCRATS:

Wednesday, January 15th - 6:30 PM at Rusk County Law Enforcement Center Meeting Room

Wednesday, January 8, 2020


EVENT OF INTEREST:

The 7th CD Fair Maps planning meeting is scheduled for 11:00 am on Saturday, January 11 at the Rusk County Community Library (418 Corbett Ave W, Ladysmith, WI  54848). Lunch will be provided. I hope all of you are able to attend. 

In addition, please invite others who are interested in ending gerrymandering in Wisconsin who are not included here. It would be great to have 20+ activists attending.

Below is the proposed agenda.

AGENDA
11:00 to 1:15 - Introductions of those present (Ice breaker)
11:15 to 11:30 - Introduction to the Consensus Decision Making Process (a quick, fun exercise)
11:30 to 12:00 - Purpose of the “Organizational Meeting on Fair Maps” (Story), and why is this important (Interests)?
12:00 to 12:20 - What activities will take place during the “Organizational Meeting on Fair Maps” based on the list of interests shared by the organizing meeting leaders (Options)?
12:20 to 1:00 - Who will be responsible for carrying out the decisions on activities (Implementation)?  
1:00 to 1:10 - (Closure)  
Please review the description of 'Interest Based Consensus Decision Process' - attached.
Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns or would like to add anything.

I look forward to seeing you on January 11th.
Best regards, and Happy New Year.
Carlene

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Carlene Bechen
she.her.hers
Fair Maps Organizer
633 S. Hawley Rd. Suite 112
Milwaukee, WI  53214
Office: 414-226-4289
Cell: 608-513-7655


Saturday, December 28, 2019


For your information, a list of the number of voter purges by county and polling place for Rusk, Barron and Sawyer Counties:

VOTER PURGE INFORMATION FOR RUSK, BARRON AND SAWYER COUNTIES:
RUSK COUNTY
Polling Location:
Number
Ladysmith123
Town of Flambeau
40
Village of Bruce
28
Town of Rusk20
Town of Stubbs
17
Town of Thornapple
16
Town of Willard
13
Town of Dewey
13
Town of Marshall
11
Town of Washington
9
Town of True9
Town of Atlanta
8
Town of Grow8
Village of Sheldon
6
Town of Prentice
6
Town of South Fork
6
Town of Hubbard
5
Village of Weyerhaeuser
5
Town of Richland
4
Town of Hawkins
4
Town of Strickland
3
Town of Murry3
Town of Wilkinson
3
Village of Glen FlorGlen Flora2
Town of Cedar Rapids
2
Village of Ingram
2
Town of Wilson
2
Village of Tony1
BARRON COUNTY
Polling Location:
Number
Rice Lake397
Town of Rice Lake
93
City of Barron85
City of Chetek84
Town of Stanley
82
Cumberland72
Village of Cameron
70
Prairie Lake54
Town of Chetek
48
Village of Almena
38
Town of Lakeland
33
Town of Vance Creek
30
Town of Cedar Lake
29
Town of Sumner
25
Town of Cumberland
22
Town of Maple Plain
20
Town of Clifton19
Town of Almena
19
Town of Prairie Farm
19
Town of Barron
18
Town of Stanford
18
Village of Dallas
17
Town of Crystal Lake
17
Town of Dovre15
Town of Dallas14
Town of Doyle14
Town of Arland13
Village of Prairie Farm
11
Town of Turtle Lake
9
Village of Haugen
5
SAWYER COUNTY
Polling Location:
Number
Hayward102
Bass Lake99
City of Hayward
92
Town of Round Lake
39
Town of Sand Lake
36
Town of Hunter
26
Town of Wiergor
18
Village of Winter
12
Town of Radisson
7
Town of Couderay
5
Village of Exeland
4
Town of Ojibwa
4
Spider Lake3
Village of Couderay
1




Monday, September 23, 2019

Climate Emergency Fact Sheets

Full house at "the Climate Emergency" forum that we cosponsored last week. Many thanks to all who helped ESPECIALLY speakers Dr. Kent Shifferd and Pastor David Bowles.



Here is some information that you can pass along to others about the climate EMERGENCY.

Climate EMERGENCY Fact Sheet

20 THINGS YOU CAN START TODAY TO REVERSE CLIMATE DETERIORATION