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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 Forum on Proposed Constitutional Amendments

Information about the proposed constitutional amendments on the November 4 ballot will be discussed in a voter forum October 7, 7:00 p.m. at the Pollard Auditorium on the Oak Ridge Associated Universities campus, 210 Badger Avenue, Oak Ridge. The forum is free and open to the public.

The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge and Knoxville are partnering with the Oak Ridge Branch of American Association of University Women and the Women's Interfaith Dialogue of Oak Ridge to present the forum.

Corinne Rovetti, co-director and family nurse practitioner for the Knoxville Center for Reproductive Health, will address Amendment 1 which deals with reproductive choice. Judy Cornett, distinguished professor, College of Law, University of Tennessee, will speak to Amendment 2 which proposes a change in the selection of appellate judges. Sherry Davis Kasper, professor of Economics, Maryville College, will discuss Amendment 3 which would prohibit any tax on earned income

Board of Education District 2 Candidate Forum

The League of Women Voters of Knoxville/Knox County (LWVKKC) and the Knox County Education Association (KCEA) will hold a moderated forum to inform voters about District 2 Board of Education candidates running in the general election November 4, 2014.

Charlotte Dorsey, Jamie Rowe and Tracey Sanger will participate in the forum on Monday, October 13, 6:00 + 7:15 p.m., at the Christenberry Community Center, 931 Oglewood Avenue, Knoxville 37919. Matt Shafer Powell, Director of News Content and Executive Producer at WUOT, will moderate.

The Knox County Education Association promotes quality education by providing a support system that guarantees the opportunity for professional growth, secures and improves benefits, and protects the rights of educators of Knox County.

Information for November 4, 2014 Election

Sample ballot for 11/4/14 Election

Early voting schedule

League position on Amendments

General voting information

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)

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. http://www.knoxtrans.org/plans/bikeprog/citizens_bike_guide.pdf

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