Media Inquiries

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

View our recent press releases and statements to the public.


Santa Clara is the first county in the country to accept voter registration forms completed and signed using a new technology developed by Verafirm. Voters filled out and signed registration forms using an electronic-signature pad  and the County accepted the forms.  Verafirm, a California Company, is developing the technology that they believe will be much more user-friendly than filling out a paper form, especially for young voters. Other counties may follow.


See controversial  issues debated between the Democratic candidates for Attorney General  on ABC-TV this Sunday, May 23rd, at 11 a.m. The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles worked on the fast-paced format and timing of this debate.


The League of Women Voters of Cupertino-Sunnyvale produced this 30-minute video explaining the five statewide ballot measures on the June 8, 2010 Primary Election ballot, as well as the local measures in their communities.






View the Supertindent of Public Instruction Candidates Forum moderated by LWVCEF President Janis R. Hirohama held at the California State PTA Convention on Friday, April 30, 2010. This forum features candidates Larry Aceves, Diane Lenning, Gloria Romero and Tom Torlakson. Video offered by


Video: get out the vote!

Our new public service announcement encourages people to vote and use to look up their polling place and find all the information they need to vote.


As part of the Public Advocacy for Voter Protection project (PAVP), Leagues across the country are working to ensure that public assistance agencies in their respective states meet the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) requirement that all individuals seeking assistance at the agencies be offered the opportunity to register to vote.

Public Statement
April 22, 2010

Candidates Forum

See and hear those vying to be the next
State Superintendent of Public Instruction  


WHAT:   A candidates forum featuring three candidates running to replace Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell. The forum, to be held during the California State PTA's 111th Annual Convention, is co-sponsored by the state PTA and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund. League President Janis R. Hirohama will serve as moderator.


Voters receive great nonpartisan resources from the League:, the Easy Voter Guide and the new FAST FACTS series, Pros & Cons and


SmartVoter.orgRemember critical local elections in your community!  Go to the League's comprehensive site for current information on your city council contests, school bond measures and other upcoming elections.  And make sure you are registered t

Public Statement
June 1, 2009

The League of Women Voters of California Education Fund was honored with the Medallion Award from the National Association of Secretaries of State. The award recognizes outstanding efforts in nonpartisan voter education and outreach for the 2008 election year.


Secretary of State Debra Bowen Honors League of Women Voters for Voter Education and Outreach