Knoxville/Knox County

Knoxville/Knox County

Empowering Voters, Defending Democracy

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.

LWVKKC Annual Meeting

  • When: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 5:30 pm
  • Where: The Southern Depot
    306 W Depot Avenue
    Knoxville, TN 37917
  • Guest Speaker: Jack McElroy, retired editor of Knoxville News Sentinel
  • Tickets: $35 Members, $40 Nonmembers
5:30 pm - Reception
6:30 pm - Dinner
7:00 pm - Keynote Speaker
7:30 pm - League Members Business Meeting
 

Proposed slate of officers:

President: Tiffany Foster (2019-2021)
First Vice President: Jane Peoples (2019-2021)
Second Vice President: Linda Maccabe (filling Tiffany Foster's term) (2019-2020)
Secretary: Maureen McBride (2019-2021)
Treasurer: Joyce Feld (2018-2020)

Directors:
Voter Services: Kathy Greenberg (2019-2021)
Membership: Judy Poulson (2019-2021)
Land Use: Mary English (2018-2020)
Media: Kathryn King (2018-2020)
Education: Lance McCold (2018-2020)
Community: Tunisia Holley (2018-2020)

Nominating Committee: (2019-2020)
Maria Gall, Chair
Carmen Smith
Lisa Carroll


LWV Annual Dinner

 

Jack McElroyJack McElroy grew up in Tucson where he earned a bachelor's degree in English at the University of Arizona. After a stint at a small newspaper in Douglas, Arizona, he joined the E.W. Scripps Co. at The Albuquerque Tribune and eventually served as managing editor there. He later moved to Scripps' Rocky Mountain News in Denver and was managing editor there when the Columbine High School shootings occurred. The newspaper was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its photo coverage of the event. McElroy was named editor of the Knoxville News Sentinel in November 2001. During his editorship, the newspaper won several national awards for work on behalf of the First Amendment and open government. He retired February 1, 2019. He and his wife Debra have three grown children.

 
 

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2019 City of Knoxville Election Schedule

  • Monday, March 18, 2019 - First day to pick up a nominating petition from the KCEC office
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 at NOON - Candidate Qualifying Deadline
  • Thursday, May 23, 2019 at NOON - Candidate Withdrawal Deadline
  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - First day to request an absentee ballot
  • Monday, July 29, 2019 - Final day to register to vote before election
  • Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - First day of Early Voting period
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - Final day to request an absentee ballot
  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 - Final day of Early Voting period
  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - Primary Election Day
  • Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - First day to request an absentee ballot
  • Monday, October 7, 2019 - Final day to register to vote before election
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - First day of Early Voting period
  • Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - Final day to request an absentee ballot
  • Thursday, October 31, 2019 - Final day of Early Voting period
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - General Election Day

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Online voter registration is here.

Early Voting Locations

  • City-County Building - 400 Main Street, 37902
  • Love Kitchen - 2418 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., 37915
  • Downtown West - 1645 Downtown West, Unit 34, 37919
  • New Harvest Park - 4775 New Harvest Lane, 37918
  • Meridian Baptist Church - 6513 Chapman Highway, 37920
  • North/Merchants Drive - 314 Merchants Drive, Suite G, 37912
  • Farragut Town Hall - 11408 Municipal Center Drive, 37934
  • Carter Library - 9036 Asheville Highway, 37924
  • Halls Recreation Center - 6933 Recreation Lane, 37918
  • Karns Senior Center - 8042 Oak Ridge Highway, 37931

LWV Annual Dinner




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