Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Riverside

Serving the City of Riverside as We Make Democracy Work

  Mission Statement

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.


City of Riverside General Municipal Election June 2, 2015

City of Riverside Candidate Forums Wards 1 and 7

Video of Ward 7 Forum

Ward 7

Important Election Dates

 Register to Vote

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.







Registration is now open! Our theme is Let the Sun Shine In! Read more about speakers, workshops, special activities, and more on our blog:


 Public Policy   

 Based on our positions, we periodically review bills before the California State Legislature and make recommendations. Visit our Bill Status Report for legislation on which the LWVC has taken a position and recommends action. 


Voting Rights Groups Move to Enforce "Motor Voter" in California


Water: The Stuff of Life – and of Politics in California

The LWVC Water Committee continues to monitor and recommend action on water issues in our state.

Read their update on such diverse topics as the implementation of the Proposition 1 water bond, groundwater plans, the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, and proposed federal legislation.


League of Women Voters US Joins People’s Voting Rights Manifesto

The League joined civil rights organizations in issuing the People's Voting Rights Manifesto in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery March on March 8, 2015. This document will be distributed at the re-enactment of the Selma March and the celebration of the Voting Rights Act.


Take Action: Fight Climate Change

Join League members in defending the environment


Renew Your Membership with League of Women Voters Riverside

LWV Riverside has begun its 2014-2015 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. 

 Read more about Riverside League's past advocacy efforts on our Public Policy page and visit LWV US and LWV California


                      Join us!  LWV California members at State Convention                        If you would rather donate to our League, it is greatly appreciated.       


About Us

The League's purpose is to encourage citizens to take part in their government. 

The League is interested in helping citizens become more informed and learn the many ways to influence government on state, national and local levels.

The League is a non-partisan organization that believes responsible government should be resposive to the will of the people, mindful that a democratic government depends on the informed and active participation of its citizens.

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News and Events

League of Women Voters of Northwest Riverside County holds Board Meetings from August through May on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 pm at the YWCA, 8172 Magnolia, Riverside CA.  Our next Board Meeting is Monday, May 18, 2015.

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Join the League and you will...

  • be a member of the local, state and national League;
  • have the respect of your community;
  • foster dialogue on issues you care about;
  • ensure ALL votes are counted and ALL voices are heard;
  • preserve our constitutional rights;
  • stay informed via extensive League resources;
  • or simply know that your support adds to our grassroots strength and our financial resources, making democracy work!

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