Making Democracy Work in California

Making Democracy Work in California

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The League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara support effective, honest, participatory government, with all eligible voters registered to vote informed, voting and sharing responsibility for governing.

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The League of Women Voters of the Eden Area supports the policy that residents in all urbanized unincorporated areas within Eden Township are best served by having their own locally elected representatives, and that the preferred form of governance is as an incorporated municipality.

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The League of Women Voters of the Eden Area supports a responsive, visible system of county and city boards and commissions as a means of ensuring effective resident involvement in the government decision-making process.

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LWV-Vermont supports ranked choice voting (RCV), for all statewide elections.

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We support action to protect the citizen's right to know, to facilitate citizen participation in government and to oppose major threats to basic constitutional rights.

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We promote an open governmental system that is representative, accountable, responsive and capable of making decisions.
Event Date: 
Nov 10 2017 - 3:00am
Event location: 

Elks Lodge

Community Forum focusing on registration and voting policies at national and state level--what can be done to protect voting rights. Topics discussed include impact of SCT decision eliminating important section of Voting Rights Act; threats posed by Presidential Commission on Election Integrity; and compliance with National Voter Registration Act.

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Government Structures and Procedure: LWVSD supports city government with structures and procedures that promote responsive, responsible and efficient government with adequate checks and balances of power, with equal opportunities for citizens and with provisions for citizen participation. (2009, 2017)

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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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