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LWVO Getting the Word Out for November Election!

Focus group at Community Learning Center, reviewing the local ballot measure descriptions that will be featured in the 2018 Oakland Easy Voter Guide!

Women's March 2018

Voter Service Help during Election Season

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Women's March

Women's March Oakland 2018

LWVO joined the Women's March!

Oakland

Growing Democracy...Building Community!

Who are we? We are the League of Women Voters, an organization of women and men who want to make a difference in the political future of our country. We are a diverse, non-partisan, political group with a long-standing tradition of educating voters.

Flier for 9/21 Candidate Forum
Event Date: 
Sep 21 2018 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Oakland City Hall

Hear from and interact with candidates for Peralta Community College District Trustee Area 5, City Auditor, Peralta Community College District Trustee Area 3, and City Council District 6, in a public forum co-sponsored with the 

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Event Date: 
Sep 25 2018 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Allendale Recreation Center

Hear from and interact with candidates for OUSD School Board District 4 and City Council District 4 in a public forum co-sponsored with the Laurel Village Association and

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Event Date: 
Sep 26 2018 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Oakland City Hall

Save the Date!

Flier for 9/27 Candidate Forum
Event Date: 
Sep 27 2018 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Hear from and interact with candidates for Mayor and City Council District 2 talk about their views on issues important to the community in a public forum co-sponsored with the organizations below.  Come with your questions and an open mind.

Flier for Assembly District 15 Candidate Forum
Event Date: 
Oct 2 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Berkeley Community Theater

Jovanka Beckles and Buffy Wicks, candidates for Assembly District 15, will respond to questions at this free Candidate Forum. 

Flier for 10/3 Candidate Forum for City Council District 4
Event Date: 
Oct 3 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Oakland Public Library - Dimond Branch

Hear from and interact with candidates for OUSD School Board District 4 and City Council District 4 in a public forum co-sponsored with the Dimond Improvement Association

Event Date: 
Oct 4 2018 - 7:30pm
Event location: 

Rockridge Library

Introduction of ballot measures by LWVO speaker.  Open pro/con presentation of ballot measures on the mid-term ballot. Community welcome to participate.

Flier for mayoral forum
Event Date: 
Oct 5 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Oakland City Hall

Opportunity to meet and hear the candidates for Mayor of Oakland talk about issues important to the community!    Learn about the candidates!

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Event Date: 
Nov 4 2018 - 9:30am
Event location: 

Fruitvale Village

Volunteers needed!  We will have a booth at the Fruitvale Dia de los Muertos November 4 from 10am-5pm.  Exact location of booth and parking tips will be sent one week before event.


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Watch current LWVO-sponsored Candidate Forums as well as those from past elections on our Youtube Channel!

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News

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

News

The Bay Area Monitor - a publication of the LWV Bay Area - has a new website!

Action Alerts

The City of Oakland recently released its Race and Equity Indicators Report. Last year, Oakland was selected to be among a group of five cities to develop local Equity Indicators tools in partnership with the Ci

Flier for Assembly District 15 Candidate Forum
Event Date: 
Oct 2 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Berkeley Community Theater

Jovanka Beckles and Buffy Wicks, candidates for Assembly District 15, will respond to questions at this free Candidate Forum.