Archive of Past Events


Event Date: 
September 10, 2011 - 10:00 am

Elaine Wiant, LWVUS liaison with the California League, will be joining us this weekend.

Event Date: 
July 27, 2011 - 9:00 am

The Commission will be meeting  July 27updated-29, to consider district numbering and deferral issues and other commission business. The meetings will be streamed live online and the public will be able to access visualizations on the proposed districts that the Commission will be discussing. 

Event Date: 
May 14, 2011 - 9:30 pm

Come by and share what your local League is doing or has done to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of California women having the right to vote. Bring pictures! If your League has not yet done anything come along to learn about what other Leagues have done or are planning to get ideas for your own celebration. There is much to celebrate and to be proud of over the last 100 years.  October 10 will mark exactly 100 years since the 1911 election. There is still time to plan a very special event.

Event Date: 
May 4, 2011 - 7:00 pm



Register now and learn more about our exciting League Observer Corp and Media Watch project during a 45 minute webinar.

 The LWVC redistricting team will help you get started.

Learn what the observers do and how to submit reports online.

We are training League members all over the state to observe and report on the redistricting process in California 2011.

 OBSERVE and REPORT on the activities California's first Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Event Date: 
April 27, 2011 - 6:00 pm

The Citizens Redistricting Commission will hold public input meetings from April 27 - May 1, 2011 in Region IV. Meetings will be held in Long Beach April 27, 6-9 pm, downtown Los Angeles April 28, 6-9 pm, San Gabriel April 29, 6-9 pm, San Fernando Valley April 30, 2-5 pm, and in Lancaster May 1, 2-5 pm. Refer to the meeting notices, posted in additional materials, for locations and information on giving testimony before the commission.


Event Date: 
April 10, 2011 - 2:00 pm

The Commission is taking testimony from local area residents before drawing its first round of draft maps which will be released in June. Final district maps must be certified by the Commission and presented to the Secretary of State by August 15, 2011.


The Commission will hold a public input meeting in Marysville, April 10, from 2:00 -5:00 pm. The Commission was created by California voters to draw state Congressional, Assembly, Senate and Board of Equalization Districts.


Event Date: 
March 31, 2011 - 9:00 am

The new voter-approved Citizens Redistricting Commission will draw the new political boundaries in California in 2011. The commission will draw the lines for California congressional districts, state senate and assembly and the Board of Equalization.

How the lines are drawn will determine whether communities have a fair opportunity to elect the candidates of their choice in state legislative, Board of Equalization, and congressional elections.

Event Date: 
March 23, 2011 - 9:00 am

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9:00 - 9:30          Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30 – 11:00        National Sunshine Week Web Cast

11:00 – 11:30      Break

11:30 – 1:30        Lunchtime Panel of Local Speakers


Event Date: 
February 23, 2011 - 9:00 am

The Citizens Redistricting Commission agenda includes training and discussions about redistricting matters, discussion of proposed governance rules for the commission and the schedule, operation and location of future meetings.

Event Date: 
February 22, 2011 - 7:30 pm

Attend this free public meeting to explore the diverse problems connected with California's water supply.

Our speaker, Joan Maher, has worked for Santa
Clara Valley Water District for 30 years in a variety of water resources
engineering and management positions. She just released a working
draft of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.

Event Date: 
February 4, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Registration Required!

Make sure you register here:


Event Date: 
January 25, 2011 - 10:00 am

Event Date: 
January 12, 2011 - 10:30 pm

The Citizens Redistricting Commission meetings continue January 12-31, 2011.

The agenda and meeting notices are available on the commission website,

Event Date: 
January 12, 2011 - 7:00 pm

You are invited to join the League and participate in the LWVC Observer Corps and Media Watch teams to help make open, fair redistricting a reality. It’s easy. Just sign up for the webinar training to learn how to observe and report on meetings across the state and tips on how to follow local and or state media coverage about redistricting.  

Event Date: 
December 10, 2010 - 9:30 am

The first eight members of the Citizens Redistricting Commission will reconvene on December 15, 10:30 a.m. to complete the selection process for the 14 member commission. The selection process prescribed by the Voters FIRST Act requires that the first randomly selected eight members of the commission select the final six members by December 31,2010.

Event Date: 
November 18, 2010 - 10:00 am

The State Auditor will hold a random drawing for the first eight members of the Citizens Redistricting Commission. Members will be drawn from the 3 sub-pools of applicants; three Republicans, three Democrats and two that are either Decline-to-State or belong to another party.

The meeting will be streamed live over the internet at We Draw the Lines.

By December 31, 2010, the eight seated commissioners will choose 6 from the remaining applicants. 

Event Date: 
November 2, 2010 - 12:00 am
Event Date: 
October 28, 2010 - 6:00 pm

For information, please contact Margaret Liles.

Event Date: 
October 26, 2010 - 6:00 pm

This is a public forum for the candidates running for the Escondido Union School District Board. The Escondido LWV has been asked to moderate this event by the Escondido Council of PTA's, who is hosting the forum. LWV Education Director, Vivian Doering, will moderate the forum and it will be conducted according to the guidelines of the League of Women Voters who will also time and screen questions from the audience. The format for this forum will include a two-minute opening statement, one minute for each candidate to answer each question, and a three-minute closing statement. Candidates will be seated by draw and will make their opening statements in sequence. Candidates will make closing statements in reverse sequence.

Event Date: 
October 23, 2010 - 12:00 am

For information, please contact Sharon Holdt 949-496-3088.