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

Get to know the candidates for elections in Anderson county and Oak Ridge in several forums presented by LWV Oak Ridge. Early voting is October 18 through November 3; election day is Tuesday, November 8.

2016 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 candidates have provided answers to a set of questions from the League of Women Voters. Read their responses at VOTE411.

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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