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Help voters get the info they need from Voter's Edge California to vote with confidence on Election Day!

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Want to make a difference in your community? Volunteer today!

How can you volunteer with the League?

1. To help in your community, find your local League and ask today!

2. Contact us to volunteer on voter education and outreach projects like Voter's Edge California via email at lwvc [at] lwvc.org.

3. Sign up to receive our newsletters and find out about ongoing volunteer opportunities.

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As voter suppression laws are struck down throughout the country, California moves to clarify who can vote with a criminal conviction in the state

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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:

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As election officials and reformers gathered for an annual event in Los Angeles, the goal of upgrading California's elections took on special significance this year in the face of a crisis of confidence in democracy itself.

At the Future of California Elections Conference yesterday, the focus remained on improving the mechanics of elections administration with an eye toward the threat of politics gumming up the works.

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Our phones are ringing off the hook with questions about voting materials! Get everything in one place using our online voter guide, Voter's Edge California.

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Pre-register at 16. Vote at 18.

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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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Find out the results of the election from Voter's Edge California. Enter your address and see all the reporting, hour by hour.

More can be found on the California Secretary of State's website.

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National Voter Registration Day

Check out our updated Fast Facts on the Political Parties to help you register to vote on 9/26!

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Get the facts before you vote Nov 6!

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Learn about our successful collaboration with Voter's Edge California and California Public Radio Stations from Kristen Lepore

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When you register to vote you can join a political party or choose No Party Preference

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League of Women Voters of California fights fake news and nasty campaign ads with facts

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Do you live in any of these counties: Los Angeles, San Mateo, Alameda, Sonoma or Santa Clara? If you do, you have local elections this March, April, May or June!

Get your ballot from Voter's Edge California: www.votersedge.org/ca

How will you vote about the issues impacting your community every day?

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Help us get a GreatNonprofits 2017 Top-Rated Award, write a review of your experience with us! This helps us met our fundraising goals and empower more voters and future voters across California!

How else can you help?

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

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Back to school pre-registration to vote toolkit

ATTENTION TEACHERS: The California Secretary of State's office created an online toolkit to help you encourage your eligible 16- and 17-year-old students to pre-register to vote! You can download the new PSA, social media posts and other useful information.

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California Common Cause has published it's Municipal Democracy Index, a survey of the governance, election, and campaign practices of ALL 482 cities in California with info like:

· What form of government do most cities use;
· Which offices are elected;
· What voting system do cities use, including the number of cities using at-large, by-district, and from-district elections; and
· Which cities have campaign contribution limits and which cities post campaign disclosures online.

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California Local Redistricting Project

Our partners, Common Cause and McGeorge School of Law have put together an online resource for local governments interested in establishing local commissions: www.localredistricting.org. The site includes guidance on creating commissions, a database of every local redistricting ordinance passed in the state, research, and other resources. As part of the project, Common Cause has also committed to helping local organizations or jurisdictions interested in creating a commission with education, research, and drafting.

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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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Get ready to vote in the 2018 mid term elections!
 

1. Make sure you are registered to vote! If you moved, you must re-register to vote.

2. Save these election dates: June 5 & November 6.

3. Before election day, view your ballot and find your polling place using Voter's Edge California

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LWVC Executive Director Melissa Breach speaks about the new voter registration form at the press event on April 5, 2018.

SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Alex Padilla has unveiled a newly redesigned voter registration card for use throughout California. This is the first major redesign of the voter registration card since 2008. The new voter registration cards are available at the Secretary of State’s office and have been shipped to county elections officials throughout the state. The California voter registration card is available in 10 languages--

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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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The U.S. Election Assistance Commission has released an Online Data Tool as well as State Data Briefs. You can pull election data for California and local jurisdictions and compare with others.

Look at the California Fact sheet!

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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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Voter's Choice California increasing voter turnout through vote centers

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

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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

Op-Ed

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

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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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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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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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REV UP! It's National Disability Voter Registration Week July 16-20! REV UP stands 4 Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power! Launched by the American Association of People with Disabilities, AAPD is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities. REV UP is a nonpartisan initiative focused on voter registration, ed, access, & engagement.  

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Tell us what helped you vote!

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More Californians are voting! Let's keep it up and mark your calendar for the November 6 election.

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Get the facts before you vote on June 5

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