Making Democracy Work

LWV Marietta-Cobb Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
KSU (The Student Center)
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, GA 30144
National Voter Registration Day 2017. LWVMC and Alpha Kappa Alpha (Rho Zeta Omega Chapter) will be participating in NVRD, a nationwide, nonpartisan effort to register hundreds of thousands of voters on Sept. 26, 2017. The League and AKA will be available to assist voters who want to register or update their registration if they have moved. For more information or if you would like to assist us with this event, please contact Shelly Morola at
Monday, October 9, 2017
Switzer Library (Conference Room)
266 Roswell St. NE, Marietta, GA 30060
Reviving Civil Discourse. Come join us for this special event as J.K. Murphy, Managing Editor & VP of Content from The Marietta Daily Journal will speak about the state of civility in our current political system. In partnership with The National Institute for Civil Discourse, we will have a lively discussion about how we as citizens can help with this revival and bring Americans closer.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Powder Springs
Voting Registration for Special Election for GA Senate (District 6). The last day to register or update your address in order to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 7 is Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Register online at

On Nov. 7 several of Cobb's municipalities will be electing city offices and a special election has been called for a State Senate District:

City Voters Impacted Austell City-Wide Kennesaw City-Wide Marietta Wards 1, 2, 4 & 5 (Some voters in Ward 7 may be in the Special Election district) (No election in Wards 3 & 6) Powder Springs Ward 3 Only (No election in Wards 1 & 2) Smyrna Ward 3 Only (Some voters in other Wards may be in the Special Election district) Special Election Precincts A Special Election has been called for: Georgia Senate District 6(to replace Hunter Hill who resigned) 18 Precincts - (Smyrna/Vinings area)

This is not a county-wide election, only certain voters are eligible. To find out if you are eligible to vote on Nov. 7, contact the Cobb County Elections office at 770-528-2581. If you need additional information go to

Monday, November 13, 2017
TBD Presentation on the new GA Adoption Law.
Monday, December 11, 2017
TBD League's Holiday Dinner/Social.
January 2018
TBD LWVGA Legislative Day at the Capitol.
February 2018
TBD Black History Month Tea/Discussion.
March 2018
TBD Women's History Day Event.
April 2018
TBD Power of the Vote Luncheon.
May 2018
TBD League's Annual Meeting.
May 2018
TBD LWVGA State Convention.