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Date: 2/28/2022
Subject: LWVRichardson March 2022 Newsletter
From: LWVRichardson

Vol. 61, No. 8                                  March 2022                               Editor: Diana Lace
Inside this Issue
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Key Dates in March 2022
 1 - Election Day - Primaries
 3 - RISD Trustee Candidate Meet & Greet; 6:15pm; JJ Pearce HS Library, sponsored by RISD Council of PTAs
* Agendas aren't available until the Friday night before the Monday meeting
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Primary Election Day:  Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Early voting is over for the Primaries in Texas.  Tuesday, March 1st, is Election Day -- the last day to vote in the Primaries.
There is too much important information about voting in the March 1st Primaries to include in this VOTER.

Check our website often for information.  As always, the information LWVRichardson provides is factual and nonpartisan. 
LWV's  online Voters Guide (VG) is live for the March 1, 2022, Primaries!  Input your address, choose which party (Democratic or Republican, or 'all') that you are interested in, and click 'Go To My Races'.  All the races that will be on your ballot (for the party you requested) on March 1st will be listed. Home Page
Click on the position you are interested in.  For example, if you choose 'Governor',  all candidates running for Governor for the party you selected will be listed. 
  • You may click on a candidate's name to see how they answered the Voters Guide questions.
  • You may choose 2 candidates to compare their VG responses side-by-side.
Note:  All candidates were invited to participate in the VOTE411 Voters Guide, both online and in print. If a candidate does not have a response listed, that candidate did not respond to the question.

Want to ask an RISD Board of Trustees candidate a question?
LWVR needs your help with the upcoming school Board of Trustee elections!  Be on the lookout for issues and public comments to help us formulate candidate questions for the Voters Guide and forums.  Email with potential questions.
Discussion Group:  March  10, 7pm, via Zoom
These discussions are not limited to members of the League! Invite others to participate. If they would like to be on the mailing list for Discussion Group information, have them contact  

The next meeting of the Discussion Group is on March 10, 2022, at 7 pm to talk via Zoom about two articles:
Discussion Group Field Trip:  April 23
On April 23 we will carpool and tour Bonton Farms!   We will meet at the Richardson Transit Center near 75 and Arapaho around 10 am to carpool and return around 1 pm. Invite any friends or family that may be interested in urban farming. Bonton Farms started as a community garden in a back yard in 2014. Now they are an impressive community resource. 
Bonton Farms
The Bonton Farms mission statement is -

We transform lives by disrupting systems of inequity, laying a foundation where change yields health, wholeness and opportunity as the norm.

Located at 6915 Bexar Street in Dallas, it is open from 7 am - 3 pm Monday - Saturday, although the Farmer’s Market is 9 -3 on those days.
Here is a little background about how Bonton Farms got its start: The Rogue Shepherd.
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