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Marilyn McLeod

Marilyn McLeod

Upon retiring from a long career as a public services librarian at the Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, Marilyn McLeod was elected to the Board of Directors of the League of Women Voters of Missouri and is now serving as president. The League is a statewide, nonpartisan organization with the mission to encourage the informed and active participation of citizens in their government. As a nonpartisan organization, it neither opposes or supports any political party or candidate for public office, even when the office is unaffiliated with a political party.

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The initiative petition is a Missouri treasure | Opinion

By: - January 27, 2022

Missouri’s initiative petition system has been in place for 115 years. It allows citizens to put an issue on the ballot for a statewide vote. This critical tool, used through the years by citizens from all political persuasions is now under attack by lawmakers who want to curtail the people’s power. Thirty years ago, when […]