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Upcoming election information
The next election is the primary on May 5, 2015.

There are presently no Oberlin candidates nor issues.

There are elections for local candidates in the following communities: Amherst, Elyria, Lorain, N. Ridgeville, Avon Lake and Sheffield Lake.

The following townships or cities have issues on the ballot: Carlisle Township, Columbia Township, Grafton Township, LaGrange Township, Penfield Township, Sheffield Township, Avon School District, Clearview Local School District, Columbia Local School District, Firelands Local School District, Keystone Local School District, Sheffield Lake City School District, Wellington Community Fire District, N. Ridgeville, Vermilion.

For further information go to the Lorain County Board of Elections.

Lorain County Transportation Forum

To watch a video of this recent forum, with excellent speakers, click here.

Study Materials for Consensus on the Issue of Public Transportation in Lorain County

  1. 2014 Oberlin Research Group Final Report
  2. LWVOA Transit Survey, 2013, #2
  3. LWVOA Transit Survey, Comments, 2013
  4. LWVOA Transit Study and Consensus Questions, 2015 #9

See photos in Photo Archive under "Pressroom"

Recent testimony

HB 231 - "Right to Carry"

HB 31 - "Safe Storage to Secure Firearms from Minors"

Recent Events

Information on some recent events may be found on the Events page.

League of Women Voters of the Oberlin Area
Oberlin, Ohio
The League of Women Voters of the Oberlin Area is a nonpartisan political organization that promotes informed and active participation in government. Membership is open to all, men and women, who are interested in learning how the government operates and have a desire to make a difference. The Oberlin Area league is the only local league in Lorain County, and we welcome members from the entire county, as well as your participation in League activities in Oberlin and elsewhere. Contact us with your suggestions for reaching out to your community. [Learn more about LWV]
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