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The League of Women Voters of South Carolina is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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CALL TO CONVENTION 2019
THE BIENNIAL LWVSC CONVENTION
MAY 4 and 5, 2019
Town and Country Inn and Suites
2008 Savannah Highway
CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
"Celebrating Democracy, Embracing Diversity"

Convention 2019 Registration Form
Convention Agenda
Convention Materials

PARTIAL SESSION TICKETS

Interested in attending the state League convention happening in Charleston on May 4-5 but don't have the full weekend to spare? Tickets for portions of the convention are now available until Sunday, April 28.

You can find details about the events on Saturday, May 4, as well as how to buy a one-day ($70) ticket at this link.

Tickets just for the Saturday evening banquet ($80) are available at this link.

At this link, you can see details of the Sunday, May 5, morning session, including how to buy a $40 ticket for it.

SCHEDULE:
Saturday, May 4: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, 7:00 pm Banquet; 9:00 pm Caucuses
Sunday, May 5: 8:00 am -12:30 pm

SPEAKERS:
Jennifer Bremer, Statewide Coordinator for Fair Elections, League of Women Voters of North Carolina

Anton Gunn, Chief Diversity Officer and Executive Director of Community Health Innovation, Medical University of South Carolina

Carlton B. Washington, Executive Director, South Carolina State Employees Association

Judge Richard Gergel, District Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of S.C. and author of Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring

REGISTRATION FEE:
$165 per registered participant (includes facility rental, light breakfasts, coffee service, lunch, banquet, snacks, all service charges, plenary sessions, presentations, workshops, AV equipment, materials, other incidentals)

ACCOMMODATIONS:
Please call the Town and Country Inn and Suites at 843-571-1000 to reserve rooms. The Town and Country is holding a number of single/double rooms for Friday and Saturday nights (May 3 and 4) at a special LWV rate of $189 plus tax ($215.46 inclusive). Call soon and ask for the LWV rate.

A block of 50 rooms is being held for us, but any untaken on April 2 will be released to the public.

If you wish to stay on Thursday night and/or Sunday night, the rate will be $119 plus tax ($135.66 inclusive).

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Voting Technology

See Press Release with contact information for November 2018 SC Election Data Analysis

See Analysis of November 2018 SC Election Data

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  • How to register
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  • Procedure and location for college students to register and vote
  • How to check your absentee ballot
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  • Election dates you need to be aware of
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