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Please contact our Communications Manager, Elizabeth Leslie: eleslie [at] or (888) 870-8683

View our recent press releases and statements to the public.


Each political party has the option of allowing people who register to vote without stating a political party preference ("no party preference" voters, formerly "decline-to-state" voters) to vote in their presidential primary election. 

Are you a “no party preference” voter?

If you checked “I do not want to disclose a political party preference” on the voter registration form, you will not get a ballot containing the names of candidates running for president. Your ballot will contain all other races and ballot measures.

Public Statement
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Partnership to bring citizens in-depth, nonpartisan voting information that's easy to understand, all in one place

Public Statement
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Although problems persist, voter registration for 2016 elections will be easier for some

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) took the necessary first steps toward improving voter registration services offered online and at its 174 field offices across the state, though it still will need to address some major issues.

Beginning this month, people who are eligible and affirmatively choose to register when applying for or renewing a driver license or identification card at a DMV field office will:


We support Proposition 50, Suspension of Legislators, on the June 7 ballot.


1. I heard that California passed a New Motor Voter law.  What does it do?


The League of Women Voters of California (LWVC) is pleased to announce the release of their study about Public Higher Education in California.


On Probation? On Community Supervision? Off Parole? You have the right to ‪‎vote. Many ‪‎Californians‬ mistakenly believe a criminal conviction keeps them from ‪‎voting‬. 


Now it's fast and easy to track the flow of campaign money in California ‪‎
using the new Cal-Access tool, ‪‎PowerSearch:

Power Search can be used to quickly search for contributions to candidates
and ballot measures and contributions from individuals, businesses and other
campaign committees.


Our goal is to give local Leagues the knowledge, tools, priorities and shared language so that they communicate more effectively online.

The trainings were created by Nonprofit Marketing Guide's fantastic Kivi Leroux Miller for League Easy Web (LEW). The training is free. You don't have to be a member. You don't have to register. Just click on the links below! We encourage you to share this training, too.


We are excited to announce that Dora Rose has joined the LWVCEF staff as
Senior Director for Civic Engagement. Many of you know Dora as the
consultant who led our Voter’s Edge California
pilot partnership with MapLight in the last election cycle.  Prior to
moving to California, Dora worked as a civil rights litigator, policy
advocate, and voting rights activist.