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 is November 3, 2015.
Voters will chose members for the Riverside Unified School District's Governing Board in Trustee Areas 2, 3, and 4.
Learn more about the candidates
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.
RUSD Board of Trustees Candidate Forum
The City of Riverside will cement new transparency efforts in a “Sunshine Ordinance”
The ordinance, which is scheduled for City Council consideration on Sept. 22, would require by law that agendas be available 12 days prior to meetings of the City Council and the City Council’s standing committees, as well as the citizen-led Planning Commission, Board of Public Utilities and Community Police Review Commission.
Read our letter in support of the ordinance
LWV San Luis Obispo recently completed a three year study on the need for improved Civil Discourse in our political arena.
Read San Luis Obispo findings......would they be helpful in Riverside?
Our Legislative Wins and Loses
The legislative session ended with significant victories and some disappointments. The Legislature sent 30 League-supported bills to Governor Brown’s desk; he has until October 11 to sign or veto them.
New Ozone Pollution Standard Good Step, Not Good Enough
The League of Women Voters of the United States released the following statement from president Elisabeth MacNamara, regarding the Obama Administration’s new rule regulating ozone smog pollution.
Renew Your Membership with Riverside's League of Women Voters
LWV Riverside has begun its 2015-2016 membership drive. Remember, 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 by renewing your
membership in LWV Riverside.
Join us! LWV California members at State Convention If you would rather donate to our League, it is greatly appreciated.