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Recurring Events

LWV of Virginia has several events that occur every year. Learn more about them here: Women's Legislative Round Table, League Day, LWV-VA Convention, LWV-VA Council, LWVUS Convention, and LWVUS Council.

WOMEN'S LEGISLATIVE ROUNDTABLE (WLRT) - JANUARY

WLRT Logo Sessions are sponsored and moderated by the League of Women Voters of Virginia (LWV-VA). WLRT meetings are held at 8:30 AM every Wednesday during the Virginia General Assembly Session, starting the Wednesday after the General Assembly convenes in January.

Meetings traditionally have been held on Capitol Square at the General Assembly Building. See the LWV-VA Calendar Tab for 2017 WLRT dates and location. Past year's reports from each week's WLRT meeting and other information, organized by General Assembly Session year are found on the WLRT subpage. Reports from years before 2012 are included in the Archives sub-section of that page. League positions on legislation, if any, are included in the Action/Advocacy section of this website. To learn more about the roundtable, Click Here.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS DAY - 1ST WEDNESDAY IN FEBRUARY

Each year Leaguers from around the state gather in Richmond in a day of solidarity to take part in the Women's Legislative Roundtable, be briefed by our leaders, visit legislators, attend a committee meeting and be introduced as a group in the Virginia Senate and House Galleries. Participants take time to share experiences and meet members from other Leagues around the state.

LWV-VA CONVENTION in the SPRING OF ODD NUMBERED YEARS

This is the Biennial meeting of the League of Women Voters of Virginia, it is held in the odd numbered years. The membership conducts the organization's business including election of officers, approving the budget, approving positions, and the training of Leaguers. The LWV-VA Board sets the date and location of the Convention. The 2017 Convention will be held in Leesburg, VA on June 10-11, 2017.

LWV-VA COUNCIL in the SPRING OF EVEN NUMBERED YEARS

This is the Biennual meeting of the State League, held in the even numbered years, the same years of the national convention of the LWVUS. The meeting is designed to take care of the organization's business including approving the budget, approving positions, and the training of Leaguers. The LWV-VA Board sets the date and location of the Council.

LWVUS CONVENTION in JUNE IN EVEN NUMBERED YEARS

Hundreds of national, state and local League leaders from around the country gather for this lively bienually (even numbered years) - to hear powerful and informative speakers, learn more about the issues important to the organization and the nation. We gather to elect national board members, approve a budget, set priorities, participate in training sessions and join in the discussion and networking that make the League strong and vital.

The 2018 LWVUS Convention will be held in Chicago, Illinois.

LWVUS COUNCIL MEETING in JUNE IN THE ODD NUMBERED YEARS

This biennial meeting, usually held in the Washington, DC area, is when the national League gathers with state League Presidents to conduct its official business. All state League Presidents are invited and can vote. Members are always welcome to attend the sessions, but cannot vote.