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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

League of Women Voters to Hold Voter Registration Events

The League of Women voters will host voter registration events surrounding National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) Tuesday, September 23, helping people register to vote or update their voter registration if they have moved or changed names.

"Knoxville is one of more than 1000 partners across the country that will be registering voters. We will be working in at least nine locations", said Kim Lauth, League of Women Voters President. The League has become the single-largest-on-the-ground partner of NVRD and plans to outpace previous years' participation with more than 350 Leagues registering voters across the county in September. Local sites include:

Pelllissippi State College campuses (Blount County, Division Street, Magnolia, Strawberry Plans, and Hardin Valley), September 23-25, 9:00 am- 6:00 pm.

University of Tennessee University Center, outside food court and along pedestrian walkway. September 23, hours TBD.

Outside WJBE Radio, 2340 Martin Luther King Avenue, September 23, 10:00 am - 4:00

Outside Walgreens, 2400 Broadway, September 23, hours 10:00 am - 8:00 pm.

League of Women Voters Fall Gathering

WHO: YOU and prospective members

WHEN: Tuesday, September 30, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

WHERE: James White's Fort, 205 E. Hill Avenue, Knoxville, 37915

WHY: Wine and Cheese and League Networking

Traditionally this annual event has been an opportunity to introduce prospective members to the League leadership team and the programs, activities and events underway within the organization. With more active volunteers, we can accomplish so much more. So this year officers and committee chairs will be available to talk about their work and will actively recruit committee members from new prospects as well as renewing members.

The event is free. Come for the wine, the good food, and the great conversation about the League, its work and its plans. And please take a moment to invite some friends who would make good ACTIVE League members.

For more information, contact Events Chair, Debbie Sharp at 951-8804 or .

LWV members, you can invite your friends to the Fall Gathering on our Facebook page.

NEW! Citizens Guide to Promoting Bicycle and Pedestrian Friendly Communities

This on-line guide is a resource for individuals, local organizations, community coalitions, neighborhood groups, the faith community and others interested in promoting and creating bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods and communities.

Information for November 4, 2014 Election

Sample ballot for 11/4/14 Election

10/6/2014 Final day to register to vote before the State General Election
10/15/2014 First day of the early voting period for the State General Election
10/28/2014 Final day to request an absentee ballot for the State General Election
10/30/2014 Final day of the early voting period for the State General Election
11/4/2014 Election Day (State General Election)

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