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LWVUS Convention 2018

  • Hilton Chicago 720 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois (map)

Delegates from Leagues across the country will convene to vote on national items such as program and budget, elect board members and more for the 2018-2020 biennium. 

    Attending Convention

    Registration Fee for Delegates is $450

    Voting Delegates. LWVDC Board selects our delegates. The number of delegates we are allowed to send will be determined at the end of January 2018, but we expect to be allowed at six delegates for the District of Columbia. If you are interested in being a delegate, let us know by emailing us at by April 1, 2018.

    Non-voting Delegates.You don't need to be a delegate to attend! You can register as a non-voting delegate and attend all the plenary sessions, caucuses, workshops, and meet leaguers from across the country. It's a lot of fun and very inspriational.  Registration Fee: $450.

    Volunteers are needed to make a Convention work. You can reach out to LWV-Chicago to see if it's possible to volunteer your time at Convention. As a volunteer, you are allowed to attend plenary sessions and workshops. 

    How to prepare?

    Later this Fall, our Convention webpage on the LWV forum will be developed. Bookmark this page and look for convention news as it emerges, including:

    • The official First Call to Convention, and the Program Planners’ Guide.
    • How and when to make hotel reservations at the Chicago Hilton on S. Michigan Avenue’s Museum Mile, a short walk from the Lake. Rooms blocked for the League’s use are $209 + tax per night, single, double or triple.
    • This room rate will be available for a few days after July 1 for those who wish to spend 4th of Julyin this amazing city – described by residents and visitors as charismatic, diverse, cultured, and vibrant.
    Earlier Event: June 19
    Primary Election Day
    Later Event: July 16
    Board Meeting