Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members. Our calendar also includes key voter registration deadlines and election dates.

If address appears in blue text, you may click on that address to go to a Yahoo map and directions.

If you wish to learn about local (County) League events such as public forums, lunches, committee meetings, Great Decisions, please click on the County where you live to find the local calendar.

New Castle
Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
8:30 am - 1 pm
The Outlook at the Duncan Center
500 W. Loockerman Street, 5th Floor
Dover, DE 19904
League Day In Dover 2018. Financing State Government: Everybody's Business (Let's Stop Kicking the Can Down the Road)

8:30 Registration

9:00 Welcome and introductions

9:15--9:45 Ed Ratledge, Director of UD's Center for Applied Demography and Survey: future trends for Delaware's population growth and changing demographics relevant to the state budget

9:45--10:00 Break

10:00--11:30 Budget Director Michael Jackson, State Treasurer Ken Simpler, DEFAC Chair Michael Houghton will each present his specific roles and thoughts on the process of budget "creation", followed by a roundtable discussion among the three and questions from the audience.

11:30--1:00 Buffet luncheon with Legislators. Former Senator Karen Peterson will the politics of the budget process.

See flyer here and registration form here.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
1-4 pm
Legislative Hall
410 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901
League Day in Dover - Afternoon at Legislative Hall. League Day attendees are urged to visit Legislative Hall to meet with their legislators and attend relevant committee hearings. A schedule of hearings will be included in the registration packet.

In addition, the League will sponsor a table with LWV information, cookies and give-aways on the 2nd floor of Legislative Hall. Meet there to get a packet to give your legislator.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Residents may vote in any polling place in the school district. School Board Elections. There are open positions to be elected in the following school districts: Caesar Rodney, Capital, Lake Forest, Milford, and Smyrna. In addition, each of these districts has a referendum on the ballot.

For more information, go here.

Thursday, September 6, 2018
7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Your Representative District Polling Place. You should receive a polling place card with the location in July. Primary Election. Only registered voters from participating parties may vote.

Note: Although elections are usually held on a Tuesday, we have checked with the Board of Elections and have confirmed it is on a Thursday this year.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Your Representative District polling place. General election.