Making Democracy Work

Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties' Unit Activities

Chatham County Unit

Chatham Leadership Team
- Pat McDaniels (VicePresident@lwvodc.org): LWVODC Civil Discourse Initiative and LWVODC Chatham Unit Observer Corps
- Anne Triulz: LWVODC Chatham Unit Member Volunteer and Engagement Coordination
- Vickie Shea: LWVODC Chatham Unit Voter Registration & Education; Observer Corps
- Jan Sherwin: LWVODC Chatham Unit Co-Lead

Check the Calendar for Chatham Unit meetings.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: ATTEND MONTHLY BOARD OF ELECTION'S MEETING
Having one or more League members at the monthly meetings of the county Boards of Elections is easy. Meetings are open to the public and Boards are pleased to have observers. There is a time for public comment, but it is also fine just to go listen. You will learn a great deal about how the Board does its work of making elections fair, secure, and accessible. And developing an ongoing relationship between the local Board and the local League is a excellent foundation for substantive two-way communication. The Voter Services team is looking for volunteers to attend meetings in all three of our counties. The Chatham team is well-established but would be delighted to have other members join us to `learn the ropes.'

- The Chatham Board meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm at the Board office (80 East St # D, Pittsboro, NC 27312) Website

Durham County Unit

Durham Unit Leader,
Zena Alman, DurhamUnit@lwvodc.org

Check the Calendar for Durham County Unit meetings.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: DURHAM BOARD OF ELECTIONS
Having one or more League members at the monthly meetings of the county Boards of Elections is easy. Meetings are open to the public and Boards are pleased to have observers. There is a time for public comment, but it is also fine just to go listen. You will learn a great deal about how the Board does its work of making elections fair, secure, and accessible. And developing an ongoing relationship between the local Board and the local League is a excellent foundation for substantive two-way communication. The Voter Services team is looking for volunteers to attend meetings in all three of our counties.

- The Durham Board typically meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5pm. Location and meeting time occasionally vary; information is available on their website.

Orange County Unit

Orange Leadership Team Leaders:
Krishna Mondal, lwvmondk@gmail.com, Vicki Boyer, and Amy Jeroloman

MEETINGS

  • Check the Calendar for Orange County Unit meetings.

  • Happy Hour: On the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5:30pm - 7:00pm meet at Tobacco Road Sports Cafe, 1118 Environ Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 with your League friends for social time and to chat about local issues! Friends and spouses are welcome.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES We are looking for volunteers to attend the Orange County Board of Elections monthly meetings. Meetings are open to the public and Boards are pleased to have observers. There is a time for public comment, but it is also fine just to go listen. You will learn a great deal about how the Board does its work of making elections fair, secure, and accessible.

The Orange Board meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 4pm at the Board office (208 S Cameron St, Hillsborough, NC 27278) website. If you are interested in attending, please email Krishna at lwvmondk@gmail.com

Candidate Meet and Greet The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties (LWVODC), together with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is hosting a Candidate Meet and Greet for those running for the offices of Mayor and Board of Aldermen of Carrboro.

The event will take place on Thursday, October 3, from 6-8pm at the Community Room of the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) located on 400 Jones Ferry Rd, Carrboro, NC 27510.

2019 ORANGE COUNTY MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS
- To vote in the 2019 elections, NO PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED.
- There is NO Primary Elections in Orange County.
- General Election is on Nov. 5: Polls open 6:30am-7:30pm
- Early Voting Oct. 16-Nov. 1: Details on dates, times and locations

The following offices are up for election in Orange County:
- Town of Carrboro: Mayor, Board of Aldermen (3 seats)
- Town of Chapel Hill: Mayor, Town Council (4 seats)
- Town of Hillsborough: Mayor, Board of Town Commissioners (3 seats)
- City of Mebane: Mayor, City Council (2 seats)
- Chapel Hill and Carrboro City Board of Education (4 seats)