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Updated April 2, 2014 - 2:01pm
Easy Voter Guides (EVGs) Available OnlineWe are happy to announce the June 2014 Easy Voter Guide is available online in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean. Click here to...

Updated March 26, 2014 - 12:25pm
Your statewide Voter Service Team is proud to announce the early arrival of the Pros and Cons PDF with key info on Prop. 41 and Prop 42. What's in the Pros and Cons?The Pros and Cons contains helpful...

Updated April 3, 2014 - 9:38am
All members of the public are invited to attend this free hearing. We are holding this meeting to receive feedback from you about these recommendations and to engage key local and regional...

Updated March 26, 2014 - 9:53am
The Presidential Commission on Election Administration (PCEA) released its report and recommendations on January 22nd. This commission grew out President Obama's 2012 election-night observation that...

Featured Issues

Updated January 21, 2013 - 6:38pm
Did your district lines change for the 2012 elections? Your district numbers may have changed too! Did your district lines change for the 2012 elections? Your district numbers may have changed too! Find out if you are now in an even numbered state Senate district. If so, and if you were previously in an odd numbered district, voting for state Senate will be DEFERRED. Every ten years the state must undertake redistricting to reapportion or reallocate districts based on California's current population. The California Supreme Court recently ruled, "that to avoid uncertainty", while challenges to some of the maps are awaiting signature verification, the Commission's maps will be used in the 2012 elections.

Updated October 24, 2012 - 5:23pm
Millions of campaign $$$$$ are flowing everywhere in our elections. Tracking the money path can be challenging because the information is patchy and found in different places. The League of Women Voters can help you find out who is funding political campaigns and how much money is being spent.

Updated June 8, 2012 - 6:25pm
Local governments – cities, special districts and counties – are the entities closest to the people. They all have locally-elected governing boards and provide most of the direct services to citizens. In 1910, the Separation of Sources Act gave specific authority to local governments and the state to collect taxes,set rates and obligations. Today, they have very little control over their financial resources. Read more about the relationship between state and local finances.


Upcoming Events

May 6, 2014 - 6:30pm
California Secretary of State Candidate Forum in San DiegoThe League of Women Voters of California Education Fund, ACLU of California Voting Rights Project, and California Common Cause are proud to...
June 3, 2014 - 7:00am
In a statewide primary, California now has a Top Two Open Primary system, which means that all candidates running for state constitutional, U.S. Congressional, and state legislative offices will be...
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