News and VOTER Newsletter

Our League's newsletter The VOTER is published quarterly.

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October News Briefs

  Voter Service Opportunities with the League

Can you help with candidate forums or Pros & Cons?  Here is our updated schedule:

October 18 (Thursday)           Pros & Cons, Oceano Advisory Council  (2 people needed)

6:00 - 7:30 pm                        Oceano CSD Board Room, 1665 Front Street, Oceano

October 25  (Thursday)         Candidate Forum, Cayucos School Board (2 people needed)

6:30-8:30 pm                         Cayucos School District Office, 301 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos

If you can be a moderator, timer, sorter or greeter/runner; if you want to help others understand the propositions on the November ballot contact Voter Service Director Nancy Welts at nwelts [at]  Volunteers are asked to be available half an hour before and after the event.

Join Us for Adopt-a-Poll on Election Day November 6

  We’ll have three Adopt-a-Polls on November 6.  Marilee Hyman (marileehyman [at] and Julie Rodewald (voterregslo [at] will head up teams at the Ludwick Center in San Luis Obispo and Patti Dale (paticaake [at] will be our team leader in Morro Bay.  Contact them if you can help out.  This testimonial from League member Barbara Spagnola says it all: “For any League members thinking of volunteering for this opportunity, I can attest that our volunteers always enjoy this great experience.  It’s a minimal time commitment, the County provides excellent training, and it's a great way to help the community and local government in a non-partisan way on Election Day.  I highly recommend it, as the job is easy enough and the voters are almost always very polite and appreciative!”

Cal Poly Journalism Symposium – “Is Journalism Broken” – October 12

The 2018 Jim Hayes Symposium sponsored by the Cal Poly Journalism Department will be held Friday, October 12 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Advanced technology Lab on the Cal Poly campus.  The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited, and an RSVP is recommended.

Congressional Candidates Debates on TV

Representative Salud Carbajal, 24th Congressional District incumbent, and challenger Justin Fareed will debate live on October 13 at 7:00 pm on KSBY and on October 21 at 7:00 pm on KEYT.

Financial Review Committee Report to the Membership

 The Financial Review Committee, Janice Carr, Chair, and members Sallie Harlan and Boyd Horne presented their report to the League Board on September 7, 2018.  The committee concluded that “Based on our review, we are not aware of any material modifications that should be made to the accompanying financial statements in order for them to be in conformity with the cash basis of accounting.” To request a full copy of our report, contact the Financial Review Committee Chair Janice Carr.



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