Making Democracy Work in California

Making Democracy Work in California

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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.

As we continue to discuss the possibility of co-sponsoring a series of public engagement meetings around Fresno, including downtown, we are also hoping to secure a grant to finance speakers, site rental, publicity and printing, and refreshments.

 

Chair:  Marianne Kast: fourkasts [at] gmail.com

Constitution Day - We The People Logo
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League members joined with other community members and high school and college students to mark Constitution Day at Fresno State. Constitution (and Citizenship) Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U. S.

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Supports Measures to unify the delivery of services under one jurisdiction

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Supports -The council-manager form of government for the City of Fresno.

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