Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge

The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge, a nonpartisan political organization for men and women, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League neither supports nor opposes any candidate, party, or political appointee.

The League works to bring about constructive change by:

  • registering voters and defending voting rights,
  • informing citizens about their rights and responsibilities,
  • informing the public through our in-depth issue analyses,
  • sponsoring candidate debates and public issue forums,
  • taking action through lobbying for change.
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Public Statement

February 14, 2020, is the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote. The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge plans to celebrate the centennial with regional events this summer and fall, in conjunction with the Suffrage Coalition, a nonprofit group in East Tennessee.

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2020 Presidential Candidate guides will be available on VOTE411.org beginning February 4th for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary and State/County Primary Election. Included are candidates' biographical information and their responses to questions posed by LWVUS.

Breakfast with the Legislators, 1/19/18
Event Date: 
Feb 24 2020 - 7:30am
Event location: 

O.R. Civic Center (Social Room)

The Oak Ridge League of Women Voters has invited State Senators Randy McNally and Ken Yager, and Representatives John Ragan and Kent Calfee to meet with the public at a “Breakfast with the Legislators”.  The legislators will speak about the legisl

Lunch with the League
Event Date: 
Feb 18 2020 - 11:45am
Event location: 

O.R. Unitarian-Universalist Church

Melissa Miller and Wendy Solkowski will present a talk about setting up the Anderson County Family Justice Center, to open in July 2020. The center will provide a combination of services and interventions in one convenient location to help victims of child abuse, elder abuse, and domestic violence.