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LWV of Detroit Calendar

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
  CENSUS DAY 2020. This year is too much for April Fools Day. Celebrate Census Day instead.

In these times of uncertainty and physical distancing, standing together is critical. Completing the census (and getting out the count) are two actions we can take to support our communities and participate fully in our democracy during the coronavirus crisis. 

FMI on the Census (Get the Facts, How to Respond, Why Your Answers Matter, Privacy and Security), visit

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Vote Absentee Ballot. Go to for a special message from Governor Whitmer regarding this election. Elections on May 5 in Wayne County. The 5 May election includes Wayne County, but only for Garden City Public Schools, Hamtramck Public Schools, and Melvindale-N. Allen Park Schools.

Following Governor Whitmer's executive order (for the 5 May election): If you are registered to vote, you will automatically receive an absentee ballot application.

For more information on the Governor's executive order, go to

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Your Polling Place VOTE! Presidential Primary Election.
Sunday, September 13, 2020
Boarding location TBA SAVE THE DATE: Detroit Bus Tour. Join the LWV of Detroit for another bus tour with Detroit History Tours, LLC. We have reserved this date but have not settled on which tour. (FMI on the types of tours offered, go to

We will need volunteers at this fundraising event (greeters, ticket takers, someone to make programs, etc.). If you're interested in volunteering, contact Susan Slattery at

Stay tuned for more information on this big event.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Your Polling Place VOTE! Presidential Election.