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Money in Politics:  Is Democracy for Sale?

Presented by

The League of Women Voters of Rochester Metro Area (LWV-RMA) and
the Social Justice Council of the First Unitarian Church of Rochester

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Is it possible to have campaign finance reform, in spite of the Supreme Court decision in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010)? 

Our distinguished moderator:
Dorothy Borgus, League Member

Our expert panel:
Professor Roy Gutterman, Director of Newhouse School at Syracuse University
Scott Forsyth, of the law firm Forsyth and Forsyth
Sam Fedele, former Coordinator of Move to Amend/Rochester

Monday, November 16, 2015 at 7:00 PM
First Unitarian Church of Rochester
220 Winton Road South, 14610
Handicapped Accessible/Parking on North side of building

Registration is requested.
Click here to register.  


Click here to listen to Connections with Evan Dawson broadcast on November 16 as two of our panelists, Scott Forsyth and Sam Fedele, and Greg Biryla, executive director, Unshackle Upstate, discussed Money in Politics and click here to watch the video of our Money in Politics forum held that evening.

League members, please join us for a Consensus Meeting on Money in Politics

Consensus Meeting
Tuesday, December 8 at 4 pm
Brighton Town Hall, Downstairs room

A meeting for members of LWV-RMA will be held to discuss and come to consensus on the proposed changes to the LWVUS position on Campaign Finance.

The Money in Politics committee will present information at the meeting, but we are also providing more detailed materials on our website to help members prepare for the meeting.

The questions are including in this reading material to help you formulate your opinion. However, because we come to consensus through discussion, attendance at the consensus meeting is necessary for your opinion to count.

Click here for our Money in Politics information and consensus questions.

Click here to listen to Connections with Evan Dawson broadcast on October 19 as our speakers discussed the issues of our Nuts, Bolts and Monkey Wrenches of a NY State Constitutional Convention forum which was held that evening and here to watch the video of the forum.

Our own YouTube channel

The League of Women Voters of the Rochester Metropolitan Area proudly announces that we have our own YouTube channel where you can view our past forums. Our September forum, "Why don't we vote," is now available.


The League is a nonpartisan, political organization which encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League is NOT limited to women — men can join in the fight as well.

League of Women Voters of New York State October Voter is now available.

The Rochester Regional Coalition Against Human Trafficking has published the second edition of its newsletter. Click here to view it.

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