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

View our recent press releases and statements to the public.

Announcement

On November 12, 2010, the Secretary of State and the Chief Clerk of the California State Assembly jointly submitted the names of the remaining applicants—12 Democrats, 12 Republicans, and 12 not affiliated with either of those two parties—for the Commission after the legislative leaders each exercised strikes of applicants. To learn more about the selection process, go to We Draw the Lines.

Announcement

The Public Policy Institute of Californi's "Just the Facts: Californians' News and Information Sources" examines where California voters got their election information for the November General Election. The internet continures to gain on TV as a primary news source.

Announcement

Voters expanded the role of the Citizens Redistricting Commission to include drawing congressional boundaries with the passage of Proposition 20 .

Proposition 20 removes the responsibility of drawing congressional district boundaries from the legislature. California’s first independent Citizens Redistricting Commission will now draw the political boundaries for California’s congressional , state Assembly, Senate and Board of Equalization districts. 

 

 

Public Statement
October 21, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE              

CONTACT:  Elizabeth Leslie, eleslie [at] lwvc.org, 916-442-7215
October 21, 2010                                                                                                                                                                                  

“WHY VOTE?” VIDEO CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED!!!

November 2, 2010 General Election

Announcement

The winners of the "Why Vote?" video contest are:

1st Place:  "Did Ya Even Vote?" by Darryl Cobbs, Amanda Davis, Aaron Gray, John
  Marshall, Sheila Miller, Mark Retuya, Edgar Zachula, from Mt. San Jacinto College
Instructors: Jerome Billins and Tom Merritt

2nd Place:  "Don't Be Lazy" by Edgar Alvarado from Cerritos Community
College
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Instructor: Steven Hirohama

Public Statement
October 8, 2010

 Interviews with California Candidates Can Help Voters Decide

Sacramento, Calif.—Voters across California now have an opportunity to learn more about the candidates whose names will appear on the November 2 ballot. Interviews of candidates for most major elected offices in the state are now being aired on The California Channel and online at www.calchannel.com

 

Public Statement
October 6, 2010

WHY VOTE? VIDEO CONTEST
November 2, 2010 General Election

Sacramento – Win up to $500! Have your work shown on statewide television.

Announcement

The League of Women Voters of California Education Fund has partnered with California Channel and the Free Airtime Project to interview statewide candidates running for office for the November 2, 2010 General Election. Watch the interviews.

Announcement

9th Annual Voters Education and Candidates Forum in partnership with the API Joint Legislative Caucus, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento Bee, KCRA Channel 3, KBFK Newstalk 1530 & community organizations on Sunday, Spetember 26, 2010 from 12-5pm at CSUS, University Union at 6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819. Sponsored by the Asian Pacific islander American Public Affairs Association Community Education Foundation (APAPA-CEF). Open to the public - free admission.

Candidates Forum then panel discussion on U.C.'s New 2012 Admission Policy.

Announcement

The Brennan Center for Justice has published an interesting brief on barriers to voter registration and voting on college campuses. You can find the brief here.

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