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Get Ready to Vote in Election 2020

Be sure you're ready to vote in the November 3 election!   Check out our Voter & Election Resources!

John Lewis

John Lewis will be a founding father of that fuller, fairer, better America.”  --President Barack Obama

Appreciating Diversity Film Series

Community screenings are suspended for the time being. Nevertheless, we are living in a golden age of documentaries, and we’ve been proud to show many great ones over the years.

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LWVO has long advocated for open, transparent government. We are concerned that the rules of procedure under which our CC is currently operating do not provide appropriate notice and access.

Strengthening Democracy Award

Congratulations to the members of the Oakland League of Women Voters for winning the LWVUS Strengthening Democracy award at this year’s national convention.

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The Fight for Democracy

redistricting deadlines extended in California

California is the first state to extend redistricting deadlines due to the Census Bureau delay.

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We joined many organizations and allies in calling on the first 8 commissioners to address this dramatic and unacceptable underrepresentation when they select the next 6 commissioners. All communities must see themselves in this Commission.