Making Democracy Work

Make Democracy Work!

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.

Candidate Forums

Early voting is coming soon -- July 15 through July 30! Get to know the candidates for the general elections in Anderson and Roane counties in two forums presented by LWV Oak Ridge. Read about these forums in the press release. County general election day is August 4.

2016 Primary Election Information

Your Vote Counts!For information about

  • voter registration
  • voter lookup
  • polling locations and times
  • early voting information
  • election day information
  • sample ballots, and
  • application to volunteer,

please visit the Anderson County Election Commission or the Roane County Election Commission web sites.

Several presidential candidates have provided answers to a set of questions from the League of Women Voters. Read their responses at VOTE411.

Two New Positions on Constitutional Conventions

The League of Women Voters of the U.S. has announced two new positions relating to constitutional conventions. Read about them here.

Photos, Photos, Photos...

Check out our new Photo Gallery. Recent photos are added regularly.


The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge greatly appreciates the support of our business sponsors, which include:

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Partner Agencies

The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge has several partners in advocacy, including:

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