LWVC in the Media

The League of Women Voters of California (LWVC) has been featured in numerous press outlets for our work on important issues. This page provides links to articles and mentions of the LWVC in the media. These articles highlight the LWVC’s efforts to create a more representative and democratic government through our work on voting rights, voter education, and advocacy for good government.

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Opposition concedes that Newsom likely to eke out a win on Proposition 1 in California
By Taryn Luna | Los Angeles Times
March 15, 2024

San Luis Obispo moves to end gerrymandering, yet much of California still lets politicians draw voting maps
By Julie Lynem | CalMatters
March 11, 2024

A generation after Motor Voter, advocates still searching for better ways to boost voter rolls
By Elaine Alfaro / Gloria Penner Fellow | KPBS News
March 5, 2024

Gavin Newsom raised millions for his mental health ballot measure. His opponents have $1,000
By Kristen Hwang and Jeremia Kimelman | CalMatters
January 29, 2024

A huge money gap in California mental health measure
By Lynn La | CalMatters
January 29, 2024

“Beautifully Old-School Uneventful”: Amidst Statewide Scrutiny, Shasta County Holds Peaceful Election Day
By Annelise Pierce | Shasta Scout
November 9, 2023

Shasta County’s ballot counting controversy came to a surprising end Tuesday. What happened?
By Damon Arthur and David Benda | The Redding Record Spotlight
November 8, 2023

Pro-democracy groups plan to monitor Shasta County election
By Suzanne Potter | Public News Service
November 6, 2023

California voters will now choose ‘keep the law’ or ‘overturn the law’ when voting on referendums
By Bob Egelko | The San Francisco Chronicle
October 9, 2023

California bill to simplify language for ballot referendums signed into law
By Danielle Dawson | FOX5 San Diego
September 10, 2023

‘Drag for Democracy’ in SF shows LGBTQ+ community about power of voting
By Ryan Curry | ABC7 News
May 21, 2023

California’s eligible voters need protections to ensure they can cast ballots
By Guest Commentary from LWVC’s Dora Rose and ACLU of Northern California’s Brittany Stonesifer | CalMatters
April 13, 2023

DAPO promotes voter registration for those on parole
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
October 26, 2022

About 10% Of Mail-In Ballots Returned So Far For California Primary Election
CBS News Sacramento
June 2, 2022

Voting Rights Groups Sue California for Voter Suppression
ACLU of Northern California
May 9, 2017

Secretary of State Alex Padilla Urges Californians—Know Your Voting Rights
By Sam Mahood | California Secretary of State
May 27, 2016

Changes Coming To Voter Bill Of Rights
By Bob Moffitt | CapRadio
December 14, 2015