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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Upcoming Elections

There are two elections in 2014, each containing a number of offices and proposals. LWV is offering VOTE411, Candidates' Nights, and Voter Guides containing nonpartisan information to help the voter make informed decisions in these elections. The information is obtainable thru a link on this website. Click on: You can also obtain voter information on the LWV Oakland Area website

Playbacks For State Senate District #13 and State Representative District #41 held in Clawson City Hall on Monday, October 13, 2014, playback times are:

link to the VOD on the City of Clawson website for this event: and

will be rebroadcast on Clawson city cable channels: Comcast channel 17, WOW channel 10, on

Wednesdays, October 15, 22 & 29 at 10:00 am, 4:00 pm & 10:00 pm

Fridays, October 17, 24 & 31 at 8:00 am, 2:00 pm & 8:00 pm

Tuesday, November 4th 6:00 am, 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm


on CMNtv Cable channels Comcast channel 18 and WOW channel 18

and with Air Times Monday 12pm, Friday 6pm

For Troy School Board Candidates' Night held at the Troy School Services Building on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, playback times are on Comcast channel 19 and WOW channel 15:

broadcast of the Candidates Forum every week up until election day, every Friday through Sunday at 12pm & 7pm. There will be more times too, but these slots will be for certain. Viewers can go to this link to view the weekly TS-TV cable schedule:


LWV Troy Area 2014 Troy Board of Education Candidates Forum on TS-TV Troy Schools to watch online.

The election dates are as follows:
Primary Election: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
General Election: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The List on the ballot for the Primary Election is:
Representative in Congress 11th District
State Senator 13th District
State Representative 41st District
County Commissioners (11th, 16th, and 20th Districts)
Judge for 52-4 District Court
Proposals: 2 ballot proposals (one State and one County)
Precinct Delegates

The List for the November General Election include:
Governor/Lt Governor
Secretary of State
Attorney General
Representative in Congress + 11th District
State Senator + 13th District
Rep in State Legislature + 41st District
State Boards (Education, UofM, Wayne State, etc)
County Commissioners (11th, 16th, and 20th Districts)
Community College Board
Troy School Board

You can't vote if you are not registered. If you are unsure, you can check with the Troy city clerk's office at 248.524.3316.


US Congressional -- District 11
State Senate -- District 13
State Representative -- District 41
Oakland County Commissioners-Districts 11, 16, 20