- Here are the Pros and Cons for the statewide and local ballot measures!
- Check out the California Secretary of State's website for detailed info on the ballot measures.
LWVO organizes candidate forums for local elections, often in partnership with other local organization. Learn more about the Candidate Forums--including schedules, registration, and post-event recordings.
See LWV's recommendations on statewide and local ballot measures!
Neighbor to Neighbor Program
Talk to your neighbors and share ideas! Participate in our grass-roots, voter education Neighbor to Neighbor Program!
LWVO Training and Presentations:
- Ballot Measure Pros/Cons. Is your community group looking for objective information about Oakland ballot measures? Trained representatives of LWVO are eager to speak to schools, churches, companies, neighborhood associations, and other groups. Presentations are unbiased and present opposing points of view on issues; they are designed to give voters the information they need to make up their own minds. To inquire about a pro/con presentation, email Helen Neville at helennev [at] sbcglobal.net.
- Voter Registration. League members can provide virtual training on how to register to vote. Members of your organization who attend this training will learn how to register voters and/or train others in the organization how to do it.
Contact: Peggy Graybill: graybip [at] fastmail.com or Carmen Murray: carmengm [at] lmi.net
- How should candidates and ballot measures be evaluated? Find out here!
- Review Local News Sources
- Helpful Websites to Visit during the Election
- Want to help this election? Be a Poll Worker!
- Check out Elect Justice CA, tool to help voters learn more about the local elected officials who have the power to impact the criminal justice system.
Voter Education Fliers and Tip Sheets
LWVO partners with local community organizations to spread the word about voting and elections. Check out the resources we provide!
Election Safety and Campaign Financing
- Public Portal for Campaign Finance and Lobbyist Disclosure, supported by the City of Oakland Public Ethics Commission
- Cal-Access provides links to financial information about candidate campaigns statewide and for state Senate and Assembly seats.
- Open Disclosure California. Open Disclosure was created to empower Oakland voters with timely, accurate, and useful information about the role of money in local elections.
- www.Flackcheck.org and www.Factcheck.org – Look at examples of misleading ads, and fact check the ads you see.
- Watch a video about Election Security in California from the CA Sec'y of State.