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.

Recent Local News

The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge and the Climate Change Science Institute of Oak Ridge National Laboratory are co-hosting a presentation by Katharine Hayhoe, a nationally recognized atmospheric scientist and an evangelical Christian. "A Climate for Change" will be presented on May 16, 2017 at Pollard Auditorium. Seating is free, but limited. Read more for additional details of the presentation and information about how to order tickets.

Recent National News

There are several items of national interest in the February edition of the LWVOR newsletter, The Voter. There is a League statement regarding alleged voter fraud, a description of the Electoral College process, and a League position on the Electoral College. You may find these articles informative.

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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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