New and Updated LWVUS Positions Adopted in 2016
LWVUS Board and Convention adopted the following positions during the last biennium (2014-2016). Positions on the constitutional amendment process and an update of the Leagues money in politics position were adopted after careful study and consideration by Leagues across the country. Two positions covering redistricting and behavioral health were adopted by consensus at the LWVUS 2016 convention.
Report of Convention Action - Sunday, June 19, 2016
Report of Convention Action - Saturday, June 18, 2016
Report of Convention Action - Friday, June 17, 2016
Roll Call of States
Convention 2016 Workbook and Program
The schedule for Friday, June 6; Saturday, June 7; Sunday, June 8; Monday, June 9 and Tuesday June 10
A quick guide to the events at 2014's Convention in Dallas, TX. A PDF version in available for downlaod at the bottom of this page. This schedule is subject to change.
The 2014 Convention Workbook & Program is available as a single PDF file for download. It can also be downloaded as a series of individual sections based on content.
At the opening plenary, a motion to adopt the rules will be made and amemdements may be offered. The rules, as proposed or amended, require a twothirds vote for adoption. To suspend a rule at a later time requires a two-thirds vote.
The following two sections can be downloaded as a single document: Process for Election of LWVUS officers, Directors and Nominating Committee and Nominating Committee Process