Student Debate: Ypsilanti Water Street Millage Proposal
Jul
19
6:30 pm18:30

Student Debate: Ypsilanti Water Street Millage Proposal

  • Eastern Michigan University's McKenny Hall Ballroom

The Ann Arbor League of Women Voters and the A2Y Chamber are hosting an Oxford-style debate on the Water Street millage proposal, which will be on the Aug. 8, 2017 ballot for voters in the city of Ypsilanti. Students from Washtenaw Technical Middle College's debate team will tackle the pros and cons of this ballot proposal. 

The free event starts at 6:30 p.m. at Eastern Michigan University's McKenny Hall Ballroom. Space is limited – click here to register.

Community Forum: Dexter Schools Bond Proposal
Jul
17
7:00 pm19:00

Community Forum: Dexter Schools Bond Proposal

  • Creekside Intermediate School

Administrators from Dexter Community Schools will hold a public forum to answer questions about the bond proposal that voters will decide on Aug. 8, 2017. The event takes place at Creekside Intermediate School.

More information about the proposal is on the DCS website.

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum: Ward 5 Ann Arbor City Council
Jul
13
8:00 pm20:00

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum: Ward 5 Ann Arbor City Council

  • CTN Studios

Candidate forum for Ward 5 Ann Arbor City Council in the Aug. 8, 2017 Democratic primary, moderated by the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area.  The Ward 5 candidates are David Silkworth and Chip Smith.

The forum is open to the public and takes place at the studios of Community Television Network, 2805 S. Industrial. It will be broadcast live on CTN Channel 19 and online here. It will also be available on CTN's Video on Demand.

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum: Ward 4 Ann Arbor City Council
Jul
13
7:00 pm19:00

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum: Ward 4 Ann Arbor City Council

  • CTN Studios

Candidate forum for Ward 4 Ann Arbor City Council in the Aug. 8, 2017 Democratic primary, moderated by the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area.  The Ward 4 candidates are Jack Eaton and Jaime Magiera.

The forum is open to the public and takes place at the studios of Community Television Network, 2805 S. Industrial. It will be broadcast live on CTN Channel 19 and online here. It will also be available on CTN's Video on Demand.

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum: Ward 3 Ann Arbor City Council
Jul
10
8:00 pm20:00

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum: Ward 3 Ann Arbor City Council

  • CTN Studios

Candidate forum for Ward 3 Ann Arbor City Council in the Aug. 8, 2017 Democratic primary, moderated by the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area.  The Ward 3 candidates are Zach Ackerman and Steve Kunselman.

The forum is open to the public and takes place at the studios of Community Television Network, 2805 S. Industrial. It will be broadcast live on CTN Channel 19 and online here. It will also be available on CTN's Video on Demand.

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum: Ward 1 Ann Arbor City Council
Jul
10
7:00 pm19:00

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum: Ward 1 Ann Arbor City Council

  • CTN Studios

Candidate forum for Ward 1 Ann Arbor City Council in the Aug. 8, 2017 Democratic primary, moderated by the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area.  The Ward 1 candidates are Anne Bannister and Jason Frenzel.

The forum is open to the public and takes place at the studios of Community Television Network, 2805 S. Industrial. It will be broadcast live on CTN Channel 19 and online here. It will also be available on CTN's Video on Demand.

Anxious Election: Panel Discussion
Nov
9
6:00 pm18:00

Anxious Election: Panel Discussion

  • University of Michigan Tisch Hall, Room 1014

Election 2016: What is it all about and where does it leave us? Historical perspectives and community discussion with: Max Alvarez, Anne Berg, Matthew Countryman, Angela Dillard, Leah Duncan, Geoff Eley and ToniAnn Treviño. The goal: a thoughtful debriefing on the election and its discontents. Speakers will only offer brief comments and raise a few questions for a collective discussion. 

This event is hosted by the University of Michigan Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History.

2016 Decided: Post-Election Analysis
Nov
9
4:00 pm16:00

2016 Decided: Post-Election Analysis

  • University of Michigan Ford School's Annenberg Auditorium

No one quite knows just what will unfold on November 8 . . . so the afternoon following the election, the University of Michigan Ford School will host an informal panel of experts moderated by Paul Courant to discuss the results and projected policy implications of 'Decision 2016'. Join former U.S. Congressman John Dingell, Ambassador Ron Weiser, Marina Whitman, Mara Ostfeld and Betsey Stevenson for what promises to be a compelling discussion.

The event is free and open to the public.

Issues & Ale: Election Night Viewing Party
Nov
8
8:00 pm20:00

Issues & Ale: Election Night Viewing Party

  • Frasier's Pub

Political junkies, unite! Join Michigan Radio and the UM Ford School of Public Policy for a night of fun and politics. You can watch the election results roll in on the big screen while Stateside host Cynthia Canty and a panel of political pundits handicap the races and analyze the results from across the nation. Win prizes playing political trivia too! Admission is free. You do not have to be 21 to attend.

ELECTION DAY!
Nov
8
7:00 am07:00

ELECTION DAY!

Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Get your vote on, Ann Arbor! To celebrate, CivCity is hosting a Party at the Polls on Election Day at the Slauson Middle School polling station, 1019 W. Washington. Come join the festivities!

Party at the Polls!
Nov
8
7:00 am07:00

Party at the Polls!

  • Slauson Middle School

Join CivCIty at the Slauson Middle School polling station (1019 W. Washington) for a celebration of democracy! We'll be there the entire time that polls are open – with games, food, music, trivia prizes and general merriment. Even if you don't vote at Slauson, we hope you'll drop by and say hello. Go Team Democracy!

DEADLINE: Request for Absentee Ballot BY MAIL
Nov
5
8:00 am08:00

DEADLINE: Request for Absentee Ballot BY MAIL

Saturday, Nov. 5 is the deadline to request an absentee ballot application BY MAIL for the Nov. 8 election. Ann Arbor voters can request an absentee ballot application by calling the clerk’s office at 734.794.6140. (That Saturday, the clerk’s office is open from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.)

U.S. Presidential Debate Watch Party
Oct
19
8:30 pm20:30

U.S. Presidential Debate Watch Party

  • Michigan League Hussey Room

The University of Michigan's Ginsberg Center is hosting a watch party for the U.S. Vice Presidential debate between Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Tim Kaine. This is a nonpartisan event – with food!

Voter Registration Drive
Oct
11
10:00 am10:00

Voter Registration Drive

  • Michigan Union

The Michigan Secretary of State's "Mobile Office" will be parked on Kennedy Drive near the Michigan Union to register voters. SOS staff there will also be able to help people change their address, renew their driver’s license, get their tabs and join the Michigan Organ Donor Registry. Staff will be available to answer questions about voter identification, absentee ballots, locating a sample ballot and finding their polling place.

Candidate Forum: Washtenaw County Commissioner District 9
Oct
10
9:45 pm21:45

Candidate Forum: Washtenaw County Commissioner District 9

  • Community Television Network

The League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area will interview District 9 candidates for the Washtenaw County board of commissioners. The forum takes place at Community Television Network (CTN) studios, 2805 S. Industrial Highway, Suite 200, Ann Arbor. It will be broadcast live on CTN Channel 19 and available online at https://a2ctn.viebit.com.

U.S. Presidential Debate Watch Party
Oct
9
8:30 pm20:30

U.S. Presidential Debate Watch Party

  • Michigan Union Pendleton Room

The University of Michigan's Ginsberg Center is hosting a watch party for the U.S. Vice Presidential debate between Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Tim Kaine. This is a nonpartisan event – with food!

Candidate Forum: Washtenaw County Commissioner District 2
Oct
4
9:30 pm21:30

Candidate Forum: Washtenaw County Commissioner District 2

  • Community Television Network

The League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area will interview District 2 candidates for the Washtenaw County board of commissioners. The forum takes place at Community Television Network (CTN) studios, 2805 S. Industrial Highway, Suite 200, Ann Arbor. It will be broadcast live on CTN Channel 19 and available online at https://a2ctn.viebit.com/.