Making Democracy Work

Democracy is not a Spectator Sport!

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 is one election remaining in Troy in 2016.

General Election on November 8, 2016

For voter guides for the election for State Rep District #41 and County Commissioners #11, 16, 20 for the Troy Area click here.

For voter guides for the Troy School Board election click here

Non partisan Candidate Nights were held for the State Rep #41 and County Commissioners #11, 16, 20. To view them via video, for Clawson residents, click on Clawson Cable TV and Video on Demand (through your computer for any residents): http://clawson.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=706 http://clawson.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=707

and on CMNtv for Troy residents: The programs are airing at the following times.

County Commissioner Forum Monday at 5:00pm Wednesday at 9:30pm

State Representative District 41 Forum Wednesday at 11:30am Friday at 6:30pm

There will be no candidate's nights for these offices for the November election so these viewings may help you understand those candidates who ran in August and are running in November.

The General Election will determine which candidates will win the seats above. It will also contain the election of candidates for the Troy School Board. The Candidates' Night for Troy School Board will be on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7pm in the School Services Building, 4420 Livernois and is free and open to the public. Replays of the program and video on demand will be placed on our webpage. Hardcopy Voter Guides for the school board candidates will be available at the Candidates' Night as well as the Troy Library and School Administration Building. What the candidates answered to generic questions can be seen on this website by clicking where it says above as well as on http://www.VOTE411.org.
There are many other offices on the ballot. Those candidates' information can be read on http://www.VOTE411.org and via http://www.lwvoa.org and limited hardcopies will be available at the Troy Library, Troy City Hall, Troy Community Center after the first week of October.

There will be a ballot proposal "Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan".

REMEMBER: DEMOCRACY IS NOT A SPECTATOR SPORT! YOU CAN'T VOTE IF YOU ARE NOT REGISTERED. SEE THE CITY CLERK at 248.524.3316 for more information.

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