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
Online nonpartisan voter guides for this election can be found on http://www.VOTE411.org or http://www.lowoa.org and limited hardcopies are available at the Troy Library, City Clerk's Office, and Community Center at the Friends of Troy Seniors Office next to the Cafeteria.

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 public access residents: The programs are airing at the following times.

County Commissioner Forum Mondays at 5:00pm Wednesdays at 9:30pm

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

For the Troy School Board:

Troy School Board Candidate's Night Fridays at 9:30am Saturdays at 9:30pm

You can view the 2016 Troy School Board Candidate's Night on video on demand on your computer by clicking on https://vimeo.com/184906147 or check for additional broadcast times at www.troy.k12.mi.us and click on "departments" and go to "TS-TV"

There will be no candidate's nights for these offices for the November election but these viewings may help you understand those candidates who ran in August and are running in November as well as the Troy School Board which was conducted in September.

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. Replays of the program and video on demand are placed on our webpage above.

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 are available at the Troy Library, City Clerk's Office, and Community Center at the Friends of Troy Seniors Office next to the Cafeteria.

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

Be sure to vote the back of the ballot also.

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