Tickets are now available for the 65th Annual Meeting of the League of Women Voters of Broward County on Saturday, April 28.

Chris Smith

Chris Smith

Keynote speaker will be Chris Smith, a member of the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission and a former leader in the Florida House and the Florida Senate. His topic will be “What’s at Stake on the 2018 Florida Ballot: Constitutional Amendments and More.”

The event, which begins with coffee and a business meeting at 10 a.m. where members approve League officers, program and budget, includes a noon lunch with awards and the keynote speaker.

Tickets are $42 for members and $50 for non-members.

The event will be held at Plantation Preserve Golf Course and Club, 7050 W. Broward Blvd., Davie, in a dining room with big windows overlooking the scenic golf course.


About our speaker, Chris Smith

For the last year, Chris Smith has served as the only commissioner from Broward County on the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission. By May 10, the CRC, which meets every 10 years, must approve constitutional amendments that will be placed on the 2018 Florida ballot.

Smith has a record of leadership in the Florida legislature. In 1998, he was elected to the Florida House of Representative serving the City of Fort Lauderdale and six surrounding municipalities and in his third term was elected Democratic Leader of House. Smith was elected to the Florida Senate in 2008 and in his first term, was elected Democratic leader of the Senate.

Senator Smith is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University, in Charlotte, North Carolina, and a graduate of the Florida State University College of Law. He is a partner with the Tripp Scott Law Firm. He is married to Desorae Giles-Smith and the father of two, Christopher and Christian.

Plantation Preserve Clubhouse

Plantation Preserve Clubhouse


Buy your tickets now; capacity is limited

When ordering your tickets, please choose between Roasted Salmon with Bourbon & Brown Sugar Glaze, Chicken Breast with Mushroom Marsala Sauce, or a Vegetarian Entree. Using our Paypal form, you can pay by credit card.

Those who want to pay by check, can send a reservation request to and pay by check or cash at the door. If you plan to pay at the door, pleases include your name, the name of your guest and your menu choice in your email.

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