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Northshore April 2020

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NORTHSHOREMAG.COM 58 APRIL 2020 I N - D E P T H PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOEL LAINO Leading Ladies help residents realize the importance and power of voting. BY MARY GRAUERHOLZ VOICE THROUGH VOTING Leading Ladies executive team members Mary Barthelmes, Judith Klein, and Therese Melden in front of Beverly City Hall. (Executive member Kim Woods was absent for the photograph.) CONTACT leadingladiesvote.org; weareamericathebeautiful.org; sec.state.ma.us/ovr The right to vote is a crucial building block of our democracy, yet many eligible voters don't show up at the polls to speak their minds. Women, as well as men, are poorly represented; in 2016, just 61 percent of eligible women voters nationwide casted a vote. A new non-partisan women's group on the

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