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LWV Texas Convention 2024


We invite League members to our biennial state convention in Dallas, TX!

Friday, April 19th - Sunday, April 21st

Registration is now closed. Please contact the LWV Texas office at (512)472-1100 for more information. 

Convention Location

Embassy Suites Dallas Park Central

13131 North Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75243
(972) 234-3300

Convention Preparation Webinars


What happens at the LWV of Texas Convention?  Mar 28, 2024 07:00 PM 

This meeting will go over what to expect at an LWVTX Convention. In particular, we will review the procedures during the Plenary for making motions, amendments, and voting. 

Led by Joyce LeBombard, LWVTX President (LWV Austin Area), and Janet Imhoff, LWVTX Convention Co-Chair (LWV Collin County)

Register Here

Proposed Program Caucus Apr 2, 2024 07:00 PM 

Elisabeth McNamara will review the proposed Program recommendations. This meeting is the opportunity for Convention delegates to ask their questions about the Program and recommendations to be voted on at the Convention. Details of the program recommendations submitted will be shared before the meeting. 

Led by Elisabeth MacNamara, LWVTX Vice President, Advocacy & Committee (LWV Collin County)

Register Here
Proposed Budget Q&A  Apr 9, 2024 07:00 PM

Goerdel and Elaine Wiant will present the 2024-2026 LWVTX Budget and answer members' questions about the budget.

Led by Michelle Goerdel, LWV Budget Committee chair (LWV Austin Area), and Elaine Wiant, LWVTX Treasurer and Convention Co-Chair (LWV Dallas)

Register Here

Silent Auction 

We are bringing back the Silent Auction to our Convention! We haven't done one since 2018, but due to popular demand, it's back! LWVTX is asking every local Leagues to submit an item or package for the silent auction at the convention. Would you and your local League be willing to assemble a package that represents your community? Together, we'll be able to raise money at our convention for the important work all of us do. Thanks so much for your consideration and help! The deadline to submit the following form is April 4th. 

Silent Auction Donation Form

Convention Schedule

Friday, April 19, 2024

11:00am-12:30pm Workshops
12:30pm-1:30pm Optional Box Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm   Workshops
3:30pm-5:00pm Workshops
6:00pm - 7:00pm Cash Bar
6:30pm -10:00pm Making Democracy Work® Dinner 

Saturday, April 20, 2024

8:30am-11:30am    Plenary
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch           
1:30pm - 5:00pm Plenary
 6:30pm-7:30pm Reader's Theatre Presentation of Press on My Sisters! The ERA Then and Now 

Sunday, April 21, 2024

8:30am – 10:00am Workshops  
10:15am - 11:45am Workshops


Delegate Counts

For the convention, the formula for assigning delegates = the League President counts as 1 delegate + 1 delegate for the first 15 members + 1 delegate for each 10 members after that. The delegate count composition/formula can be found in Article VII, Section 2 in the LWVTX BylawsThe preliminary delegate count can be found here. Final delegate counts will come from LWVUS data based on the Jan 31st PMP census count. We will be asking for the names of the delegates from each League as we get closer to the convention date. If you have any questions, please contact the Governance Committee at

Delegate Responsibilities:

  • Nominate and vote on the Texas League's leadership, the Board of Directors
  • Debate and vote on the Budget
  • Debate and vote on Texas League proposed Program.

Observers may attend all parts of the Convention but they do not vote any items being decided.


April 13th is the deadline to submit resolutions!

A resolution may be proposed by a League or a delegate by completing and submitting the required Resolution Submission Form.

The following criteria will be used to judge the appropriateness of the proposed resolution:
  1. Is consistent with League Bylaws, Principles and Positions.
  2. Does not circumvent the program process.
  3. Deals with a single, topical, time-sensitive issue.
  4. Asks for a single, short-term action by this Convention which is likely to have an impact.
  5. Is pertinent to Texas.
  6. Can be implemented using existing League resources.
An example of a Resolution from 2018 regarding vouchers.

Please check back soon for more information regarding the following topics:

Convention Workbook

Board Report 

Workshop Schedule

Convention Workbook

All of the information regarding the 2024 Convention will be available in the Convention Workbook soon.  The following items can be viewed now and are important to review in order to be voted on prior to the Convention:

The Convention Workbook will also have:

  • proposed Order of Business,
  • proposed Rules and Procedures,
  • delegate instructions,
  • schedule of events, and
  • workshop schedule and directory. 

Treasurer's Report

Treasurer's Report 2024 

2022 Convention Meeting Minutes

Please review the 2022 Convention Meeting Minutes.  The minutes were reviewed by the appointed Meeting Minute Committee and approved by the LWVTX Board.