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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.



Saturday, April 25 ▪ Noon to 5 pm
Sunday, April 26 ▪ 9 am to Noon

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
1850 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Make Carrie Proud--Attend Your Convention!

LWV Founder Carrie Chapman Catt would be thrilled to know the organization she started is still Making Democracy Work.® Register now for LWVTN's two-day convention agenda and reserve your spot for dinner Saturday evening to celebrate the 95th birthday of LWVUS and take part in the Martha Ragland Award presentation.

Hosted by League of Women Voters of Murfreesboro, LWVTN Convention includes League business with presentation of the 2015-2017 Slate of LWVTN officers and directors, their elections and installation, as well as decisions about the 2015 budget, program, and studies, and so much more. This is your opportunity to help guide LWVTN programs and studies. You can voice your concerns about League work and action to both incoming and outgoing board members. Your voice is critical to ensuring a vital Tennessee League.

Highlights of the Agenda include: The American Democracy Project, Tennessee Coalition for Open Government, Immigration, Action Report by Committee Director Barbara Gay and LWVTN Lobbyist Stewart Clifton.

Click here to see the full Agenda

Registration fees are $40 for members and $50 for nonmembers; a one-day registration is available at $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. This fee includes materials, an afternoon snack break Saturday, and continental breakfast before the Sunday session.

Dinner on Saturday evening will be 6:00 pm at City Center, 15th floor of the Swanson Building, 100 Vine Street, Murfreesboro 37130. See the menu to be catered by Goodness Gracious Café on the registration form. The keynote is Barbara Zia, LWVUS Liaison for Tennessee Leagues. Dinner is $30 per person and reservations are required. Dinner reservations are separate from your Convention registration.


Conference and Dinner Registration
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For sleeping room reservations for Friday or Saturday, please contact the Murfreesboro DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel directly at 615-895-5555 on or before March 25, 2015. Ask for a room from the block reserved for LWVTN to receive the rate of $99 plus tax. Complimentary wireless high-speed Internet, refrigerator and coffee maker are included. More information about the hotel is available at


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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization which encourages the informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose any political candidate or party.

Established in 1920, the League of Women Voters is a highly respected organization that researches issues from many points of view and takes action on issues affecting our families and communities. Our members are men and women who want to make a difference. For your community: * Improving the quality of education

  • Monitoring the balance between civil liberties and homeland security
  • Working to ensure ALL eligible people can vote
  • Encouraging active participation of citizens in government

    For yourself: * Increasing camaraderie and community spirit

  • Researching issues
  • Facilitating community dialogues
  • Creating change

The League is Working for Voters Year-Round: League members work to register, educate and inform voters on the issues that affect them. Providing quality, nonpartisan voter education remains one of our most important and well-known activities

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