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California, DMV, voter registration, department of motor vehicles, motor voter, HAVA

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:

Announcement
National Voter Registration Day League of Women Voters California

Join Leagues across our Nation to register voters on NVRD day!

Op-Ed
Save the delta stop the tunnels no waterfix

The League of Women Voters of California opposes the WaterFix—twin tunnels the Department of Water Resources proposes to bore under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to move water for urban and agricultural uses in other regions.

Better options exist to address California’s water needs. The Santa Clara Valley has the innovative capacity to develop those options.

Press Mention

Any time traveler revisiting the California of 1978 would have an easy time understanding why Proposition 13 passed so handily that year, lowering property taxes throughout the state to 1 percent of the latest sale price or 1 percent of the 1975 assessed value.

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Voter's Choice California website launch

Voting just got easier in California thanks to the Voter's Choice Act!

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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LWVC Convention Call to Register

Come meet passionate people from across the state who are making democracy work!

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Andrew Muse-Fisher League of women voters of california staff

Meet our newest staffer ready to help Californians vote in 2018!

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