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Announcement

State Senate Candidates Square Off on August 12

All four candidates running for the open seat in the 15th State Senate District have agreed to participate in a forum co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Santa Cruz Weekly newspaper. The candidates are:

Sam Blakeslee, Republican from San Luis Obispo

Jim Fitzgerald, Independent from Nipomo

Mark Hinkle, Libertarian from Morgan Hill

John Laird, Democrat from Aptos

Announcement

State Senate Candidates Square Off on August 12

All four candidates running for the open seat in the 15th State Senate District have agreed to participate in a forum co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Santa Cruz Weekly newspaper. The candidates are:

Sam Blakeslee, Republican from San Luis Obispo

Jim Fitzgerald, Independent from Nipomo

Mark Hinkle, Libertarian from Morgan Hill

John Laird, Democrat from Aptos

Announcement

Order nonpartisan Easy Voter Guides for your voter education and outreach activities for the November election.

The Easy Voter Guide is printed in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean.

Your order will be shipped between September 7-12. Order online now. Minimum order 50.

Announcement

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger nominated 3rd District Court of Appeal Justice
Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye as the next chief justice of the California Supreme Court.

This would make her the first Asian American to lead the state's judiciary
and give the California Supreme Court a female majority for the first time
in its history.

Justice Cantil-Sakauye nomination will be on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voter confirmation.

Announcement

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger nominated 3rd District Court of Appeal Justice
Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye as the next chief justice of the California Supreme Court.

This would make her the first Asian American to lead the state's judiciary
and give the California Supreme Court a female majority for the first time
in its history.

Justice Cantil-Sakauye nomination will be on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voter confirmation.

Announcement

The Applicant Review Panel for the Citizens Redistricting Commission finalized a list of 120 applicants to be invited to interview in the next phase of the selection process. The semi-finalists consist of three sub-pools; 40 Democrats, 40 Republicans and 40 Other (not affiliated with either major party).

Interviews with applicants will be scheduled on working days between August 6 and September 13, 2010. The panel will select the 60 applicants, 20 in each sub-pool, to be sent on to Legislative leaders by October 1, 2010.

Announcement

The Applicant Review Panel for the Citizens Redistricting Commission finalized a list of 120 applicants to be invited to interview in the next phase of the selection process. The semi-finalists consist of three sub-pools; 40 Democrats, 40 Republicans and 40 Other (not affiliated with either major party).

Interviews with applicants will be scheduled on working days between August 6 and September 13, 2010. The panel will select the 60 applicants, 20 in each sub-pool, to be sent on to Legislative leaders by October 1, 2010.

Announcement

The Brennan Center for Justice has an interesting and timely report, It is one of the first systematic examinations of the chaotic and largely unseen world of voter purges. In a detailed study focusing on 12 states, the Brennan Center of Justice identified four problematic practices with voter purges across the county. To learn more, read the report here.

Announcement

The Brennan Center for Justice has an interesting and timely report, It is one of the first systematic examinations of the chaotic and largely unseen world of voter purges. In a detailed study focusing on 12 states, the Brennan Center of Justice identified four problematic practices with voter purges across the county. To learn more, read the report here.

Announcement

The League of Women Voters Education Fund is continuing our partnership with Smackdown Your Vote! to encourage registration and voting.  World Wrestling Entertainment has invited Leagues to conduct voter registration drives at arena events in dozens of cities this summer and fall.

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