Lively Issues Luncheon—Money in Politics

  • Capitol Lakes 333 West Main Street Madison, WI, 53703 United States

Money in Politics

The public is invited to join us for lunch in The Seasons restaurant at Capitol Lakes. Following lunch, we'll move to the Grand Hall for our program.

Eleanor Neff Powell
UW-Madison Assistant Professor of Political Science
will present
Where Money Matters in Congress.

Immediately following the program, members will conduct a consensus on Money in Politics for LWVUS.    Money in Politics Consensus Packet    

11:30   Registration outside the Grand Hall for optional lunch.
           (Reservation due Jan. 7th)
12:00  Lunch in The Seasons restaurant
12:45  Outstanding Voter Service Award (Grand Hall)
 1:00   Eleanor Neff Powell speaks (Grand Hall)

Following Dr. Powell's presentation, LWVDC members will remain for the Money in Politics Consensus. Please be sure to bring your consensus packet!

Announcement and Reservation Form (for members)    
Flyer for public announcement

Mary Anglim and John Koch registered members and guests for the Lively Issues Luncheon.

Mary Anglim and John Koch registered members and guests for the Lively Issues Luncheon.

Thanks to Ingrid Rothe for taking photos at the Lively Issues Luncheon!

Clare McArdle, chair of the Nominating Committee, solicits volunteers to serve on the board in 2016-2017.

Clare McArdle, chair of the Nominating Committee, solicits volunteers to serve on the board in 2016-2017.

Mike Haas, Elections Division Administrator of the Government Accountability Board, received the Outstanding Voter Service Award.

Mike Haas, Elections Division Administrator of the Government Accountability Board, received the Outstanding Voter Service Award.

Eleanor Neff Powell spoke about many ways in which fundraising obligations on members of Congress can have a corrupting influence.

Eleanor Neff Powell spoke about many ways in which fundraising obligations on members of Congress can have a corrupting influence.

Sybil Better was the official recorder of the Money in Politics consensus; Brook Soltvedt led the discussion.

Sybil Better was the official recorder of the Money in Politics consensus; Brook Soltvedt led the discussion.

Powell spoke about the price of rising to a leadership position in Congress, which literally requires raising a certain amount of money for the political party.

Powell spoke about the price of rising to a leadership position in Congress, which literally requires raising a certain amount of money for the political party.

Members expressing their opinions on the Money in Politics consensus.

Members expressing their opinions on the Money in Politics consensus.