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July 2016 Unit Meetings & Materials

First, a BIG welcome to our new Program Committee Chair, Karen Cardenas! Thank you for taking on this most important role Karen. You will do an excellent job. Also, thank you to our previous Program Committee Chair, Julie Gustafson, for your service to the League and the Program Committee.

During the month of July the Breakfast Unit will be discussing local political issues while the Midtown Unit will discuss some of the State Questions that will appear on the November ballot. The North Tulsa Unit does not meet during the summer months and will resume in September.

The Breakfast Unit will meet on Tuesday, July 26 at 7am at the New Atlas Grill in the Doubletree hotel, downtown.

The Midtown Unit will meet on Tuesday, July 19 at the League office- 3336 N. 32nd Street, Suite 4. Bring your own lunch and visit (if you wish) at 11:30am. Discussion will begin at 12pm. Mary Jane Lindaman, state and local LWV Voter Services Chair will lead the discussion. We will focus on the proposed penny sales tax for education, the proposal to allow liquor sales at grocery stores, and the question related to church and state. Specific readings will be sent to regular attendees by early July. If you wish to receive theses items as well please contact the office at 918-747-7933 or



Voters’ Guide: June 28 Primary Elections

Voters’ Guides are now available for the June 28 primary elections.  Guides may be found online at  We must stress that participation in these Voters’ Guides is voluntary. If there is no information for a particular candidate that indicates that they have chosen not to participate.  Any questions may be addressed by contacting the League office at 918-747-7933 or

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Love Tulsa Vote: Candidate Meet & Greet

2016 is a big year for local elections! All candidates running for city, county and state races have been invited to this event. You will have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with those running for office and ask them your most burning questions.

Anyone can attend, but we ask that you RSVP at

Candidates who would like to have a table, please RSVP with the League of Women Voters via phone – (918) 747-7933 – or email –

Co-hosted by Tulsa World, Smart Growth Tulsa, League of Women Voters of Tulsa, Coalition of Historic Neighborhoods, and Preserve Midtown.


June 2016 Unit Meetings and Materials

Get Informed. Be in the Know.
Our Unit meetings are moving right along in their studies of important issues. The Breakfast Unit will dive into a thought-provoking article entitled “Should Everyone Vote?”  The Midtown Unit will continue their study and discussion of LWVMT’s policies and positions. The North Tulsa Unit will not be meeting during the summer months.
Breakfast Unit will meet on Tuesday, June 28th at 7am at the New Atlas Grill in the Doubletree, downtown.
Midtown Unit will meet on Tuesday, June 21st at 11:30am at the League office. Bring your own lunch. Discussion begins at 11:30, meeting will commence at 12.  We will look at what budget measures the 2016 legislature failed to pass and determine which ones we would support in the next session.
Study Materials/Suggested Readings are as follows:

City of Tulsa Mayoral Candidate Forum

The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa, Tulsa Community College and The Frontier are once again partnering to host a candidate forum featuring the candidates competing for Mayor of the City of Tulsa.


Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 | 6:30 pm 

Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity at Tulsa Community College

910 S. Boston

The forum will follow the League’s guidelines and will be moderated by The Frontier’s Ziva Branstetter.  The public is welcome to and encouraged to come to this free event.  More information made be found on our Facebook page as well.