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Our monthly membership newsletter with election season activities and events, both upcoming and recorded as they happened. Also, looking ahead to the holiday season! (Yes, there is life and League after elections!)

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Our monthly membership newsletter with lots of current articles - election season opportunities, reactions on our Proposition 13 initiative qualifying for November 2020, and more! But it's mostly the election . . .

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Our monthly membership newsletter with lots of current articles - election season opportunities, a nonprofit training on lobbying legally, Action Alert reminders, and more!

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Heading into this busy election season, our co-Presidents Martha Goralka and Suzan Requa have some words of encouragement and inspiration!

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Three delegates from LWV Diablo Valley -- Suzan Requa, Marian Shostrom and Ashley Coates -- attended the LWVUS Convention in Chicago at the end of June.

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View our Pros & Cons on the ballot measures to help you prepare to vote in the November 6 Election:• Print and share the Pros & Cons PDF• Read about the ballot measures online

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SB 100 (De León) "Enact 100 Percent Renewable and Zero-Carbon Electricity Policy" passed the Assembly late in the day on August 28 with a vote of 44 Yea, 33 No, and 3 abstentions. The first vote in the early afternoon only reached 39 yea votes, but a majority of the 80 members of the Assembly (41 votes) was needed to pass. It was opened again for votes later in the afternoon, and with intense lobbying from the LWV and many others, the vote swung to a majority and a pass.

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Sacramento, CA – The League of Women Voters of California recognizes Women’s Equality Day on August 26, 2018, in celebration of the advancements that have been made towards achieving full political, economic, and social equality. The date commemorates the adoption of the 19th Amendment, which granted voting rights for American Women.
We are happy to share a new part of our Secretary of State's website honoring the legacy of women fighting for equality in California.

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First commercial property tax reform initiative to qualify in 40 years since Prop 13 passed in 1978

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