Sacramento County

Sacramento County

What are some of our activities?

The League of Women Voters of Sacramento County is an organization of both women and men that welcomes diversity and inclusion. 

      • We encourage informed and active participation in government.
      • We work to increase understanding of major public policy issues.
      • We influence public policy through education and advocacy.

Located in California's Capitol, LWV Sacramento is uniquely positioned to participate in the study of political issues at both the local and state level. 

  • The Sacramento League is recently featured as a case study in Vote for Us, by Joshua Douglas, Ph.D.  We are working with the League of United Latin American Citizens and Common Cause to get a Charter amendement for the City of Sacramento to have an independent redistricting commission and other reforms.  The Leagues in California worked to create independent redistriction for the State and now is a time to do the same for local governance areas. 
  • At the August 27, 2010 Sacramento City Council meeting, our League President Claudia Bonsignore shared our position on Homelessness regarding the locations of two shelters.

  • On July 15, 2019, our League 1st Vice President, Paula Lee, spoke to the County Registrar's managements staff regarding Ranked Choice Voting.  Like the California League of Women voters, the Registrar's Office supports SB 212 that would allow general law cities to use top two or Ranked Choice Voting, if it is voter approved. 

The League does not support or oppose candidates or political parties.

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Where do we teach people about voting?

    • Take Back the Night in Sacramento, 10/12/19
    • Colonial Village tree planting event, 10/12/19
    • Alternative Facts, registrate voters, 9/29/19
    • California State University, 9/28/19
    • Train staff to registrate voters, Liberty Towers, 9/23/19
    • National Voter Registration Day, 9/24/19 (Contact Us)
    • California HIstory Museum in Sacramento, 9/2019
    • Street Vets Clinic in Sacramento, 9/8/19
    •  100 Dads, 8/17/19
    • Youth Empowerment Summit, 4/24/19

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How do I vote in California?

  • Voting is easier than ever with Voter's Choice
        • You will get your ballot by mail
        • You can vote early or on election day
        • You can put your signed ballot in any Dropbox or mail it in
        • You can bring your ballot to any Vote Center
  • Visit Voting & Elections for more of the California League's voter services including positions on Statewide propositions.

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What are some upcoming events (Calendar of Events)?

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Event Date: 
Oct 12 2019 - 8:45am
Event location: 

Earl Warren Park

Join the League of Women Voters of Sacramento County at this community event to help register new voters and voters who need to reregister to vote.

our voice matters
Event Date: 
Sep 28 2019 - 1:30pm
Event location: 

California State Universtiy, University Union

We will be at the 18th annual Our Voice Matters to help register students and their friends to vote. If you need to register or reregister to vote, drop by.

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Event Date: 
Oct 12 2019 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

Sacramento Native American Health Center

Join us for voter registration!  

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Event Date: 
Sep 14 2019 - 11:00am
Event location: 

CSU Sacramento

Share, learn, engage with other Task Force members around Northern California about climate change actions you can take back to your Local Leagues.Meet other climate folks from Leagues across NorCal

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Event Date: 
Sep 24 2019 (All day)

September is Voter Registration Month, and September 24th (the fourth Tuesday in September) is Voter Registration Day.