Mentions of LWVC EF in the Press

February 17, 2015
In 2014, more than one million voters visited MapLight’s nonpartisan voting information site Voter’s Edge. This nonpartisan guide to candidates and ballot measures provided voters with campaign finance data, candidate biographies, and other...
September 16, 2014
To say that the Millennial generation is “connected” is an understatement. Remember a time when you couldn't think of any song or any clip from any movie, look it up on YouTube and immediately share it with a friend in a few seconds time? They...
April 22, 2015
Can improving voter guides increase voter participation? Get the answer by reading our featured blog post on the Best Practices Manual for Official Voter Information Guides by League of Women Voters of California Executive Director Melissa M Breach...
April 30, 2014
A new comprehensive, nonpartisan online guide to elections called Voter's Edge is being created for Californians by the nonpartisan groups Smart Voter and MapLight.The partnership marries Smart Voter's coverage of election contests and candidates...
March 4, 2014
Six contenders for California's top elections post made their cases Monday night at a forum in Los Angeles, voicing many of the same positions while trading a handful of jabs. Democrats Derek Cressman, Alex Padilla and Leland Yee, Republican Pete...
November 2, 2012
From KQED's California Report:We've all heard it. The reasons people give for not voting. "It takes too much time." "I don't like the candidates." To talk more about the reasons people don't vote and what can be done to encourage them to...
November 1, 2012
MapLight, a nonpartisan research organization that reveals money's influence on politics, announces the statewide expansion of Voter's Edge, a nonpartisan guide to ballot measures. MapLight has joined forces with partner organizations...
October 25, 2012
Published in the San Francisco Chronicle:With less than two weeks until the November election, The League of Women Voters of California Education Fund is powering the vote. The League is preparing voters in California to feel confident when...
October 21, 2012
Hear LWVCEF Voter Service Committee Member, Randi Swisley of LWV PLacer, review all the ballot measures (except 31 & 39) on radio station KPFA, The Sunday Show. Randi took questions from callers and your question may be among them! Listen now...
April 9, 2012
When Californians vote in the June 5 primary, they will see an entirely new kind of ballot that some hope will lead to changes in the types of candidates who are elected to public office.Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/...