Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, September 22, 2017
all day
Fredericksburg, VA Statewide Workshops. If you are interested in representing LWVMC at these workshops, please contact Carolyn Rude
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
all day
  National Voter Registration Day. If you know someone who is not registered, please encourage them to register: online at, at a public library, DMV office, or Montgomery County Registrar's office (755 Roanoke Street, Christiansburg).
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
11 am-1 pm
Community Room, Blacksburg Public Library Board Meeting.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
7 pm
Roger E. Hedgepeth Chambers, Blacksburg
Municipal Building
300 South Main Street, Blacksburg
Who Gets to Vote?. A panel presentation and discussion of election integrity, voting rights, and voter suppression. Co-sponsored by the Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech and the NAACP.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
11:45 am
622 North, Blacksburg First Tuesday Luncheon. Join members and friends for discussion of current issues. No reservations required. All are welcome.

Topic October 3: Gerrymandering and the Supreme Court
Saturday, October 7, 2017
6 pm
Inn at Virginia Tech MRF-NAACP banquet. The League will sponsor a table at this banquet.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
7 pm
Blacksburg Municipal Building, Robert E. Hedgepeth Chambers, 300 S. Main Street, Blacksburg Forum, Blacksburg Town Council and Mayor. Candidates for Mayor of the Town of Blacksburg and for positions on the City Council will respond to audience questions.
Monday, October 16, 2017
5 pm
  Last day to register to vote for the November General Election. Register online through the Virginia Department of Elections
Register at local government offices, DMV, public libraries
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
7 pm
Town Council Chambers, Christiansburg Municipal Building, 100 East Main Street, Christiansburg, VA Forum, Christiansburg Town Council. Candidates for the Town Council of Christiansburg will respond to audience questions.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
5 pm
  Deadline to apply for absentee ballot by mail or online. go to for information
Saturday, November 4, 2017
5 pm
County Government Office, Christiansburg Deadline to apply for absentee ballot in person.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
6 am-7 pm
Find your polling place at
Virginia General Election. Election for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, and House of Delegates statewide. Local elections to be determined.