Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, October 1, 2016
9:00 am
Ground Round Restaurant in Neenah, 1010 Cameron Way. (We will meet in the bar area.) LWV Breakfast Table. Eat breakfast, learn about LWV and discuss Neenah-Menasha issues. All are welcome. For more information, contact: Carol at (920)729-6209 or
Thursday, October 6, 2016
6:30-8:30 pm
Oshkosh City Hall, 215 Church Ave. Oshkosh Candidates Forum. Candidates Participating are as follows:

Wis State Assembly Dist. 54 (D-Gordon Hintz, incumbent vs. challenger L-Jordan Hansen);

Sixth Congressional Dist. (two of three candidates: D- Sarah Lloyd and Ind-Jeff Dahlke; R-Glenn Grothman incumbent chose not to attend) This part of the forum is co-sponsored by LWV Ripon Area.

Winnebago County Register of Deeds (R-Natalie Strohmeyer, D- Nick Gebert, Ind- Jeannette Merten)

We are unable to offer the Wis State Senate Dist 18 race because R-Dan Feyen chose not to attend.

Live on Oshkosh Media TV with later streaming video and YouTube at

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
11:50 am - 1:00 pm
Primo Restaurant: 2605 Jackson St, Oshkosh Food for Thought Lunch. Teri Horner, Certified Consumer Credit and Housing Counselor, will speak about the Student Debt and an overview of FISC (Financial Information and Services Center) programs. FISC is a nonprofit program of Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin. The problem of student debt has garnered much media and political attention this election cycle. Find out more how it affects students and their families.

Public welcome, no reservation needed.

Thursday, October 27, 2016
6:30 pm
Neenah City Hall, 211 Walnut Street State Assembly Candidate Forum. Featured race: Wis. State Assembly Dist. 55 (D-Bob Baker vs. R-Mike Rohrkaste, incumbent)

Assembly District 55 includes the City and Town of Neenah, the Town of Clayton, the west side of the Village of Fox Crossing, part of the Town of Greenville, part of the Town of Grand Chute, and western Appleton.

Thursday, October 27, 2016
6:30 pm
Town of Winneconne Hall, 6494 County Road M Meet and Greet Assembly Dist. 56 Candidates. The public is invited to meet Assembly Dist 56 candidates David Murphy (R, incumbent) and Mariana Stout (D). Informal meet and greet; audience questions welcome. Light refreshments. Dist. 56 includes the Towns of Poygan, Vinland, Winchester, Winneconne, Wolf River, and the Village of Winneconne, plus a portion of Outagamie County.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
7:00 am to 8:00 pm
Your polling place Election Day. Register at your municipal clerk's office or at the polls. For full information about how and where to vote and a sample ballot, go to
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Madison, WI LWV-WI Issues Briefing.. UW-Madison's Michael Wagner will speak on "Lessons of 2016 for the Future of Voter Advocacy." Other presentations: Driver IDs for immigrants and protecting our natural resources through Lake Michigan and Upper Mississippi River Valley inter-League organizations. More details and registration in early Oct. at