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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
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Please take a moment to sign up for National Voter Registration Day 2016 now: bit.ly/MyNVRD2016. If you sign up now, you'll be mailed a packet of posters, stickers, and a toolkit explaining how you can participate.
When: Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
Public Statement
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The June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election is just days away and California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and LWVC President Helen Hutchison are urging voters to know their rights. The California Voter Bill of Rights can be found in the Voter Information Guide sent to every voting household.  It is also available online in 10 different languages.

Announcement

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:

Announcement

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

Announcement

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

Announcement

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

Announcement

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

Announcement

Now it's fast and easy to track the flow of campaign money in California ‪‎
using the new Cal-Access tool, ‪‎PowerSearch:
http://powersearch.sos.ca.gov/

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

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