LWVUS 53rd National Convention

LWVUS 53rd National Convention


Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Illinois
Illinois US
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 12:00am to Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 11:30pm


View the Convention Schedule. Check back often for updates.

Badger Bus

Ride a Chartered Bus to the Chicago Convention!

LWV WI has reserved a Badger Bus, leaving from Madison and Milwaukee, to help League members with transportation to and from the LWV US Convention in Chicago and eliminate the need for expensive overnight parking.  The cost of a round trip is $70 and $40 for a one way trip.

***UPDATED Schedule***

June 28 (Thursday)
11:30AM Leave Dutch Mill Park & Ride, Madison
12:45PM Leave Goerke’s Corners Park & Ride, Brookfield
1:20PM Leave Amtrak Intermodal Station BAY #7, Milwaukee
3:45PM Arrive Hilton Chicago

July 1 (Sunday)
12:30PM Leave Hilton Chicago
2:01PM Arrive Amtrak Intermodal Station, Milwaukee
2:45PM Arrive Goerke’s Corners Park & Ride, Brookfield
4:00PM Arrive Dutch Mill Park & Ride, Madison

League members interested in riding the League’s charted bus to Chicago should contact Ellen Penwell in the state office at 608-256-0827, epenwell@lwvwi.org

Addresses for Bus Pick-Up Locations

Dutch Mill Park & Ride
46 Collins Court
Madison, WI

Goerke’s Corners Park & Ride
I-94 and County Y
Brookfield, WI

Intermodal Station (Bus/Amtrak Station)
433 W St Paul Avenue
Milwaukee, WI

Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL

LWV of Illinois Fundraiser: Tickets are now on sale for the Comedy Night fundraiser on Friday evening at the Chicago Hilton. This event is hosted by the LWV of Illinois and features The Second City. 

Find the most up to date information at the LWVUS website.  We look forward to having a strong delegation representing LWV Wisconsin!


water resource regions of the us

LWV 2018 Water Workshop and Banquet

Standard Club, Chicago - June 27, 2018

Join with Leagues from across the country for on June 27, 2018 from 2-8 PM for WATER; ADVOCATING FOR PROTECTION- PUT YOUR LEAGUE ON THE MAP! This exciting event will be held in the Chicago Loop, a day before the LWV US convention.

This will be a day focused on water protection, what Leagues around the country are doing in their local areas, and the threats posed by the unraveling of the safety net for water users provided in the Clean Water Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act.

LWV's history and passion for water gives us a firm foundation to address today’s problems at all levels of government. Our country has a strong legal foundation of water regulations and agencies that protect water. Now more than ever, we need to maintain and leverage the momentum of the Clean Water Act at a time of changing regulations and funding. Come to Chicago for this event - stay for LWV US Convention! 

Register for the Water Workshop and Banquet here.