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There are many ways to be involved with the League’s voter education activities! Check out Observer Corps opportunities for Oakland City Council meetings!

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After an almost 11-hour long meeting last week, the Oakland City Council finally determined what measures they will ask Oakland voters to consider this November.

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The County of Alameda and the Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership (AC-OCAP) are now accepting applications for two exciting community engagement opportunities.

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Both locally and nationally, the League recently has welcomed new leadership and clarified our vision of how to move forward. With inspiration in the air, now is the time to align ourselves internally in preparation of the movements that await us in the months to come. Read the National League's priorities to see how our local chapter fits into the larger movement, and follow the link to renew your membership! Together we stand for Oakland!

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pros and cons on the November ballot measures,
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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.

Schools and communities first petition drive
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First commercial property tax reform initiative to qualify in 40 years since Prop 13 passed in 1978

Vote with the League on the June 2018 ballot measures, ballot recommendations, elections, propositions
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We can help you decide how to vote through careful study. Check out our ballot recs and vote with the League.