Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

The League of Women Voters encourages civic education, discussion and debate, and from time to time sponsors or co-sponsors programs that help voters learn about important issues. Co-sponsorship does not imply endorsement of any of the speakers, groups, or the points of view expressed.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
10am
Saratoga Fire Station
14380 Saratoga Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070
Board Meeting. All members and the public are welcome to attend.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
12pm
Home of Dale Hill Clip 'n Come. Bring Salad/Food & Clipping to Share. Please rsvp to hostess, Dale HIll (dale.s.hill@verizon.net), to let her know if you will be coming.
Saturday, September 23, 2017
3-4:30pm
Saratoga Public Library
13650 Saratoga Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070
Keeping Abreast of Federal Legislation and Understanding How You Can Impact It. Featured speakers are Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, United States House Representative for the 19th District of California and Jennifer Waggoner, former president of the League of Women Voters of California.

- Find out how to locate new bills being proposed and tracking their status over time.
- Understand the process of how a bill gets written and gains support
- Learn the most effective way to change or abolish a bill or current legislation

Admission is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7 - 8:30pm
Saratoga Library
13650 Saratoga Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070
Can We Get Rid of the Electoral College?. Pulitzer Prize winning author, Professor Jack N. Rakove, will provide a historical context of the Electoral College and present information on how it has affected politics in our country. The program will explore what it would take to do away with the Electoral College and have the U.S. presidency determined by national popular vote.

Admission is free and open to the public.