LWVMT Unit Meetings The “heart of the LWV”, Unit Meetings are open to all members / potential members to discuss issues, offer recommendations for full study, and investigate areas of advocacy. The 2017-2018 Unit Meetings will consider topics: Public Trusts and Barriers to Democracy.
Oct.17.17: The Midtown Unit Meeting will convene to continue our discussion on Barriers to Democracy: Redistricting and Vote By Mail. Location: YWCA, 1910 S. Lewis Avenue. Time: Noon – 1pm. (arrive early with your brown bag lunch to network!)
Sept.26.17: The Downtown Unit Meeting will convene continue their inquiry into Public Trusts – the doctrines that hold the public assets and public welfare at heart. Location: Atlas Grill, 415 S. Boston Avenue. Time: 7:30 am.
Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the May 9 House District 75 Special Primary Election, Tulsa County Election Board Secretary Gwen Freeman said today. Please keep the following information and tips in mind as the election approaches.
Early voting will be available at the County Election Board office from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5. Early voting is also available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 6.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 9. Lines are possible at peak voting times. Wait times will likely be shortest at mid-morning and mid-afternoon. Anyone in line to vote at 7 p.m. will be allowed to cast a ballot.
Anyone who needs to look up their polling place, verify their registration information, or view a sample ballot can do so online. The Online Voter Tool can be accessed on the Oklahoma State Election Board’s website: www.elections.ok.gov. Those who vote by mail can also check the status of their ballot using the Online Voter Tool. Sample ballots are also available at the County Election Board office.
Remember – Vote411 is an invaluable resource in learning about candidates on the ballot. Visit Vote411.org for information about the candidates.
Thank you all for your outstanding nominations. After much deliberation, we are very excited to congratulate these ten remarkable women who COULD be president. The 2017 honorees will be recognized on May 9th at Madam President | A Night to Honor Tulsa Women Who Could be President.
Get your tickets to join us in celebrating Tulsa women: www.lwvmadampresident.org
SAVE THE DATE The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa will hold a consensus meeting on the restudy of Oklahoma’s Fiscal Policy on Saturday, January 21, at Rudisill Library, 1520 N. Hartford. The meeting will take place in the Ancestral Hall, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Please reread the study materials before the meeting and look at the consensus questions.
Unit meetings are a great way to get involved with the League. Please view the options below and contact the Unit Leader should you have any questions or if you would like to join a Unit!
Breakfast Unit: Tuesday, November 22nd at 7am | New Atlas Grill in the Courtyard, downtown: 415 S. Boston Ave. 74103.
The Breakfast Unit will be studying Oklahoma’s fiscal policy with a focus on Oklahoma state spending and the budget process. Study materials may be found here. Contact Kathleen Kastelic with questions or to join this unit.
Midtown Unit: Tuesday, November 15th at 11:30am | LWVMT Office: 3336 E. 32nd Street, Suite 4 74135
North Tulsa Unit: In lieu of a regular meeting the North Tulsa Unit will be attending the Symposium for Social Justice. Contact Emily Patterson Harris for further details or to join this unit.