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With 17 propositions on California’s general election ballot this year, voters are faced with many decisions, and some can be confusing. There is one ballot measure, however, that’s an easy “yes” vote. Proposition 54 will increase transparency in government, help ensure more thoughtful policy and allow all Californians to review, debate and contribute to the laws we live under.

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Changes to our voting process must be done in ways to voters who are already underrepresented in our democratic system. Make a gift and it will be matched!!

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What political parties have an open or closed primary?

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Expansive Small Business Tax Relief & Wider Path to Victory in 2020

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Shop and help voters!

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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
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In 2008, 6 million Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. In 2017, we want to make sure no one is left out. On September 26, 2017, volunteers, celebrities, and organizations from all over the country will “hit the streets” for National Voter Registration Day.
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Make sure your voter status is up to date so you are ready to vote this November

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March 5, 2019

SB 126 Authored by Senator Connie Leyva, requires charter school governing boards to comply with the same laws that traditional schools follow.

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Get ready to vote on the November 8 ballot measures! You can download our Pros & Cons PDF or read about the November ballot measures online.

 

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Learn about our collaborative efforts to make voting easy and accessible for all Californians!

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Help get out the vote with our lawn signs

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

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Online Guide Provides Unbiased Information That's Easy to Understand for 2016 Election

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View your entire ballot and get the facts before you vote from Voter's Edge

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Voting is a fundamental right, enshrined in the Constitution and buttressed by historic state and federal laws after civil rights battles that continue today. Anyone concerned about voting rights must be heartened by recent court decisions overturning restrictive, discriminatory voting laws in other states. But we shouldn't ignore a threat to voting rights here at home -- a threat that is remedied by a bill currently in the legislature.

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Settlement in “Motor Voter” Case in Time for 2018 Elections

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Legal Action taken due to State’s Failure to Comply with "Motor Voter" Law

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Vote with confidence on March 3 - use Voter's Edge to help with all of your election questions.

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Join our fantastic team in Sacramento

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Review the bills we oppose and/or support in our Bill Status Report: http://bit.ly/lwvcbills17

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California teaches Ohio about redistricting

Ohio might look to California for a solution to its gerrymandering problem. The Golden State has succeeded in removing politicians from the drawing of congressional district boundaries, something Ohio lawmakers have refused to do.

So, Californians end up with districts designed to reflect the common interests of their communities, unlike many Ohioans whose districts only reflect the re-election interests of politicians and their parties.

Which process sounds better to you?

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May 25, 2018

California needs to better prepare for wildfires, drought, a changing snowpack, and extreme weather events. Proposition 68 will help. It will fund projects that reduce the risk of natural disasters, boost forest health, improve water quality, safeguard our water supplies and protect sensitive wildlife habitat. Prop 68 also provides new funding for parks and recreation – something my kids and I care about very much. Prop. 68 would enable local groups such as the Placer Land Trust to leverage charitable support to protect more land for current and future generations.

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Thanks for taking action - we won!

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Prop 13
March 13, 2018

Months after President Trump slashed corporations’ federal tax rate, a coalition of progressive California groups is hoping to raise their property taxes.

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Get ready to vote with our 3 tips!
 

1. View your ballot & find your polling place:

Get the facts before you vote! View your entire ballot using our online voter guide: Voter’s Edge California.

Voter’s Edge California is also in Spanish!

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California Redistricting Commission Application

The commission needs more women and people of color to apply and help shape the future of California.

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California is better when we all work together

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Pre-register and get a postcard mailed to you now!

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The amendment would restore voting rights to nearly 50,000 Californians on parole.

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California Votes for Women

On Nov 9, enjoy a day of festivities marking the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification in California with presentation by LWVC president Carol Moon Goldberg

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In a sign of how modest expectations have become of Californians actually casting ballots, elections officials and advocates alike found relief Monday in the final tally showing 37% of voters cast ballots in June — small compared with total registration but the highest for a nonpresidential primary since 1998.

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Seeking diverse applicants to represent California

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There have been many changes in how our elections are conducted. View this new Election Reform Primer.

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League of Women Voters of California Education Fund and The California Channel Join Forces to Help Californians Vote with Confidence

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View our beloved Easy Voter Guides online now! Available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean!

Order your own copies for all of your voter education and outreach activities.

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Get the facts before you vote Nov 6!

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Now more than ever, Americans are hungry for factual, nonpartisan information that is free of propaganda. Because of our reputation for empowering voters with unbiased resources, we are increasingly being called upon to make sure elections are open and accessible to all Californians. Donate today to help us prepare for 2020!

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Here is information about the November Ballot Measures that goes deeper than our summary information. Look for More In Depth content at the end of each Ballot Measure Pro and Con. Not only do our League researchers rely on proposition analysis from the Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO), but look further into the ballot issues by using other resources, including the Official Voter Information Guide, legislative hearings, policy experts, government officials, newspapers, and ballot measure campaigns.

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Today is Election Day! Get out and vote! View your ballot and find your polling place using Voter's Edge California.

Remember:

1. Polls are open 7am until 8pm. If you are in line before 8 you get to vote!

2. Bring your notes and your kids into the polling place

3. Make a mistake on your ballot - ask for a new one!

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Voter’s Edge Offers New Tools to Make Voting Easier

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We partnered with the Pat Brown Institute and KABC7 on the ONLY debate between the two California candidates for the U.S. Senate, Loretta Sanchez and Kamala Harris, held on Wednesday, October 5 from 7:00-8:00 pm. Panelists included former League President Janis R. Hirohama.

Read more about the event.

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Use the toolkit and help register voters during this special week

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Multilingual election info that's easy to read - Check our our beloved Easy Voter Guide

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Get unbiased, well-researched info on the ballot measures so you can vote with confidence on June 5.

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Are you a county registrar or community group?

 Order Easy Voter Guides for purchase in bundles of 50 copies for $11.00 plus shipping and handling

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Vote with the League on the June 2018 ballot measures, ballot recommendations, elections, propositions

The LWVC board took final positions on the measures scheduled for the June ballot. Print and share our The League Recommends flyer. Here’s a quick summary of the League position on each measure:

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