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
Monday, May 16, 2016
3:30 pm
State House
North rear entry corridor
Concord, NH
Marilla Ricker portrait unveiling ceremony. We succeeded! Thanks to the donations of 80 people and organizations, we will have Marilla's portrait in the State House. Join us for the official unveiling.

Update: See the Marilla Ricker page for some photos of the event.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
check with town clerk
town offices Last day to change party affiliation. Registered voters who wish to vote for another party in the September 13, 2016, state primary must change their party affiliation no later than today.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016-Friday, June 10, 2016
 
town clerk or Secretary of State's office Filing period for state offices. Democrat and Republican Candidates for state and federal offices must file during this period.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
7 pm
Nashua Public Library
Hunt Room
2 Court St.
Nashua NH
Open Democrary--moving forward from here.. Guest speaker Olivia Zink, Executive Director, Open Democracy. League members and potential members welcome.

For more information about League activities in the Greater Nashua Area visit the LWVNH Nashua Unit's Facebook page. or email them: LWVGreaterNashua@gmail.com

Friday, August 26, 2016
all day
everywhere Women's Equality Day. Celebrate the 96th anniversary of women's right to vote becoming the law of the land.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
 
local polling places Primary election for state and federal officials. Polls will be open at least 11 am to 7 pm. Cities and some towns may open earlier and close later. Check with your city's clerk for hours.

Sample ballots are available on the Secretary of State's website. Click on your party, then on your town, then scroll to the bottom to see your sample ballot.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
10 am
McKenna's Restaurant
Colonial Plaza
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.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
10 am
Hilltop Community Room
New London, NH 03257
LWV Kearsarge/Sunapee Board Meeting. Planning meeting and orientation for board members. Local League members welcome at any board meetings. Contact Pat Rodgers for agenda.
Friday, September 16, 2016
9:30-noon
League office
4 Park St Room 200
Concord, NH 03301
LWVNH State Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting. Board meetings are open to all League members, but because of space limitations, please let us know in advance if you plan to attend.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
all day
everywhere National Voter Registration Day. Encourage your friends and neighbors, your newly-turned 18 young relatives, to register to vote. This can be done at any time at your city or town clerk's office, but in many states a special push is made on this day. Visit our Elections page for fliers and brochures explaining how to register. Feel free to print out and distribute as your personal Get Out The Vote effort.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
5 pm social; 6 pm dinner; 7 pm speaker
New London Historical Society
179 Little Sunapee Rd
New London, NH 03257
LWV Kearsarge/Sunapee Pot Luck Supper & Speaker. For League members, friends, and potential members.

Guest speaker is Maynard Goldman, Esq. who will be speaking on "The Electoral College: Love it or Scrap it?" Goldman has taught on political topics including a series of three about the 2016 Presidential election at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Dartmouth.He led several statewide political campaigns in Massachusetts that resulted in making friends on both sides of the aisle. Goldman went on to serve as Chair of the Massachusetts Environment Trust for 19 years under five Governors.

The public is welcome to attend this fun and interesting evening! Drinks & appetizers at 5:00, followed by potluck at 6 and program at 7 pm. Suggested donation is $5.00 per person and a potluck dish of your choice to share.

Friday, October 14, 2016
9:30-noon
League office
4 Park St Room 200
Concord, NH 03301
LWVNH State Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting. Board meetings are open to all League members, but because of space limitations, please let us know in advance if you plan to attend.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
 
local polling places Election for state and federal officials.