Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Riverside
Serving the City of Riverside as We Make Democracy Work
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Riverside's next election will be June 6, 2017. Residents will be choosing City Council representatives for Wards 2, 4, and 6.
Any eligible Californian who has access to the Internet and a California drivers license or ID signature on file with the DMV can now register to vote on-line.
On Saturday, January 21st over 5,000 marchers gathered in downtown Riverside to honor diversity, freedom, and human rights.
The Riverside march was coordinated by Riverside's Rise Up California in solidarity with the Women's March in
See some great photos from the event.
- We oppose deportation of undocumented immigrants.
- We reject discrimination based on religion, including orders or actions that target Muslims or immigrants from majority-Muslim nations.
- We fight discrimination and any threats to civil and human rights.
Learn more about our position
League Opposes End to Voting Agency Passed by House Panel
Controversies about the accuracy, conduct and participation in American elections are on the rise. Abolishing the EAC is exactly the wrong thing to do.
From LWV US President Chris Carson on the November 8th election results......
"We need to say it out loud. This election WAS rigged. And it needs to stop."
Please read President Carson's remarks on voter suppression and the November 8th election.
Read our letter to Congressman Mark Takano urging continued efforts to restore full powers to the Voting Rights Act and
demand a formal investigation of Interstate Crosscheck - a program that could be illegally removing thousands of voters from state voter rolls.
Membership with Riverside's League of Women Voters
All the good work we do is largely supported by membership dues: non-partisan voter education publications and websites, candidate forums, voter registration drives, and advocacy for equitable public policies at the national, state and local level.
Be a part of making democracy work.
Download this form or visit PayPal and join or renew your membership in LWV Riverside!
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