The League of Women Voters to hold a Hot Topics Zoom meeting on Oct. 19.

Raymond Rushboldt

The League of Women Voters of Chautauqua County will hold a Hot Topics Zoom meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 19.

Voting Rights with Raymond Rushboldt is an opportunity for members of the Chautauqua County community to learn about ways they can support voting rights. Professor Raymond Rushbolt will discuss the current voting laws in the context of polarization and political and societal change.

To register, email Lisa Mertz at LMertz@icloud.com. The Zoom link will be sent upon registration.

Rushboldt has been a faculty member at the State University at Fredonia in the Department of Politics and International Affairs since 1994. A native of Dunkirk, he attended local schools, SUNY Fredonia and graduate school at the University of Buffalo. His teaching and research interests include American politics, elections, public administration, and social policy. He has served as founding director of the SUNY Model European Union, a simulation course, which he teaches. He also accompanies students to annual conferences in Europe and New York. Prof. Rushboldt has served as internship coordinator, and co-chair of the SEFA Committee, and member of Academic Affairs, Judicial Board, and the Executive Board of the University Senate. He has also been advisor to many student organizations.

An active member of his community, Rushboldt’s service includes Citizen’s Committee on the County Legislature Redistricting Commission. He is former vice president of the United Way, also board member and past president of the Dunkirk Historical Museum, and for over 20 years, he has been a member of the Chautauqua County Youth Board. He serves as vice president of the board of the Dom Polski Club, and is a member of Blessed Mary Angela Church.

For more information about the League of Women Voters of Chautauqua County, visit www.lwvchautauqua.org or www.facebook.com/leagueofwomenvoterschautauqua.


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