Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members. This page also posts dates of upcoming elections in NH.

For information about candidate forums and debates, please see our separate Scheduled Candidate Forums page.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, March 26, 2015
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NH Capitol Cross-over Day. This is the day when all bills that have passed either the House or Senate move to committee hearings in the other body.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
5-7 pm
Women's Club of Concord
44 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Women's History Month Celebration. Hosted by the New Hampshire Women's Heritage Trail.

The event entitled "27 Women" honors the first 27 women inducted to the trail. Marilla M. Ricker, the first woman to apply for admission to the New Hampshire Bar and the first NH woman who attempted to vote (1870), is one of the women featured on the trail.

To RSVP for this event, e-mail Nadine Thompson at nadine15@comcast.net.

Download the pdf poster

Friday, March 27, 2015
9:30-noon
4 Park St Room 200
Concord, NH 03301

(League office)
LWVNH State Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting. All members welcome.
Monday, March 30, 2015
9:30 am
Corner View Restaurant
80 South St.
Concord, NH 03301
Breakfast with the League. Enjoy conversation, morning coffee and whatever. All members and potential members welcome. Come find out more about the League of Women Voters of the Greater Capital Area.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
check with town clerk
polling places
Rockingham Dist 32
Primary--Special Election Rockingham Dist. 32 State Representative. SPECIAL ELECTION for STATE REPRESENTATIVE from ROCKINGHAM COUNTY DISTRICT NO. 32 (Candia, Deerfield, Northwood and Nottingham)

The filing period is over.

There will be a primary election on March 31, 2015 and the Special Election will be held on May 19, 2015.

Filings: Republican - Yvonne M. Dean-Bailey, Northwood Republican - Brian J. Stone, Northwood

Democratic - Maureen R. Mann, Deerfield

Thursday, April 2, 2015
10 am
Hilltop Place community room
New London, NH 03257
LWVKearsarge/Sunapee board meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
5pm
Rudman Center
UNH Law School
2 White St.
Concord, NH 03301
Is the Death Penalty on Death Row?. New Hampshire is currently the only state in New England that still imposes the death penalty. The purpose of this panel is to provide a fair and balanced discussion about this controversial and timely issue. The panel and audience questions will be moderated by UNH Law Professor John Greabe. Panelists include Andru Volinski (Michael Addison's atty), Rep. Renny Cushing, Sen. Lou D'Allesandro, and former New Hampshire Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Douglas III.

Event is jointly sponsored by the Rudman Center and the NH Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, of which LWVNH is a coalition member.

This free event requires registration by April 1 via webpage: http://nodeathpenaltynh.org/civicrm-page/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/event/info&reset=1&id=40

Thursday, April 9, 2015
7 pm
Tracy Library
304 Main St
New London, NH 03257

(corner of Pleasant St)
Meet Our Legislators. Kearsarge/Sunapee area state legislators will speak about their committee assignments and priorities for the 2015 session of the state legislature. Time for questions and answers with the audience.

The public is encouraged to attend. Sen. Gerald Little and NH Representatives Karen Ebel, David Kidder, Douglas Long, Virginia Irwin, Suzanne Gottling, and Andrew Schmidt have been invited.

Hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Kearsarge/Sunapee Area.

Monday, April 13, 2015
9:30-noon
4 Park St Room 200
Concord, NH 03301

(League office)
LWVNH State Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting. All members welcome. Note that this month's meeting will be on a Monday, not our usual Friday.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
10 am
McKenna's Restaurant
Colonial Plaza
Rte 114
New London, NH 03257
2nd Tuesdays coffee +. Join LWV Kearsarge/Sunapee Area members for informal conversation about items and issues of concern to League members and the public. All League members and potential members welcome.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
10 am-noon
Baker Library
509 South Street
Bow, NH 03304
LWV Greater Capital Area Meeting: Campaign finances and possible reforms. League members Mary Davies and Peg Fargo will follow up their March 18th presentation on significant laws, court decisions on campaign financing, and the role of the Federal Election Commission. Discussion this month will center on possible or proposed courses of action that might change the way we fund our elections. Some background reading is available; contact Peg Fargo if interested in receiving that in advance of this meeting.

All League members and potential members welcome.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
check with town clerk
local polling places
Hampstead & Kingston
Special Election Rockingham Dist. 13 State Representative. SPECIAL ELECTION for STATE REPRESENTATIVE from ROCKINGHAM COUNTY DISTRICT NO. 13 (Hampstead and Kingston). There is no primary as only one person from each party filed:

Republican Dennis Green;

Democrat Carol Croteau.

Saturday, May 16, 2015-Sunday, May 17, 2015
TBA
Hampton Inn & Suites
Rte 1
Wells, Maine
Quad States Conference. The League of Women Voters of NH, VT, Maine, and RI will meet to discuss, learn, and plan action on issues of mutual interest. Program under development. All League members are welcome, for the weekend or just for the Saturday workshops. Details re registration and lodging are on our Quad States page.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
check with town clerk
polling places
Candia, Deerfield,
Northwood, Nottingham
Special Election Rockingham Dist. 32 State Representative. SPECIAL ELECTION for STATE REPRESENTATIVE from ROCKINGHAM COUNTY DISTRICT NO. 32 (Candia, Deerfield, Northwood and Nottingham)

Winners of the primary election on March 31, 2015 of the field below will face-off in this special election.

Republican - Yvonne M. Dean-Bailey, Northwood OR Republican - Brian J. Stone, Northwood

VS

Democratic - Maureen R. Mann, Deerfield