observer corps

League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area / lwvannarbor.org

From registering thousands of young Ann Arbor area residents to vote to informing the community about absentee ballots and other important election issues, the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area has been working diligently to ensure democracy, especially during this past important political year.  Lisa Barry talks with local league president Joan Sampieri about those efforts and the league's plans to stay active in the new year.


League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area
Lisa Barry / 89.1 WEMU

In an effort to keep track of when and how local government entities make decisions impacting residents, the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area monitors meetings with the "Observer Corps."

89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with the newly-elected president of the local league, Joan Sampieri, about how it works and what are the benefits.