What is a Position?

The League of Women Voters takes action on an issue only when we have a position addressing that particular issue. Members must study and come to consensus on an issue, in order to form a position. This thorough grassroots process ensures that our advocacy is well considered by a broad range of people, understood by our members, and we have a sense of the political environment.

Oakland Positions

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Support of measures to provide a system of quality education that is adequately financed and is responsive to the needs of all the children of Oakland.

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1) To obtain the positive community benefits of in-fill housing development: e.g., commercial revitalization, support of mass transit, and increased security on streets, support efforts which...

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In order to promote good government in Oakland, the League of Women Voters of Oakland supports measures that promote the following principles:

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Ranked Choice Voting should be used in all elections involving more than two candidates for a single position.

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1) Land Use Master Plan: Development of the Waterfront should be guided by the master plan including the land within Port jurisdiction, adjacent land within City jurisdiction and land within Department of Defense jurisdiction. This master plan should seek to maximize the economic, recreational and aesthetic potential of the Waterfront, including...
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