Making Democracy Work

Election Information

Information for Voters

Voting Dates

Early voting begins October 19 and ends November 3. The election is Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge is sponsoring three candidate forums in October:

Tuesday, October 4, 7-9 pm, Oak Ridge city election candidates, at the Oak Ridge High School amphitheater;

Thursday, October 6, 7-9 pm, Anderson County Charter Commission candidates, at Roane State Community College (City Room); and

Tuesday, October 18, 7-9 pm, State and U.S. candidates, at Roane State Community College (City Room).

Please read more information about the forums.

Candidate Information

The League of Women Voters has implemented VOTE411.org, where you can learn more about the candidates and issues on your ballot, according to where you live. Read VOTE411 for Oak Ridgers and How to Use VOTE411. Then visit VOTE411:

Vote411.org

County Charter Form of Government

LWVOR has gathered several documents with information about the charter form of county government. Read the following for more information:

Understanding the Process and Significance of Changing the Anderson County Form of Government, by LWVOR's president Mary Ann Reeves

County Charters, from the University of Tennessee's County Technical Advisory Services

The Charter Form of Government, from the University of Tennessee's Municipal Technical Advisory Services