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.


June 7, 2016 Riverside County Semi-Official Election Results

June 7, 2016 California State Semi-Official Election Results

Riverside's next election is General Election on November 8, 2016

 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.




Another successful LWVR Annual Meeting is in the books.  See the Minutes from the June 11th meeting for details.


Our 2016-2017 Officers and Directors are: 


President                        Joan Donahue

Vice President/Action      Chani Beeman

Secretary:                      Judith Auth

Treasurer:                      Barbara Purvis

Membership                   Jo Turner


Directors:  Selina Bremenstuhl, Virginia Field, Katie Greene, Joan Breeding Letbetter, Patricia Reynolds, Jennifer Vaughn-Blakely 


Nominating Committee: Joan Breeding Letbetter, Chair, Virginia Field and Jo Turner


Public Policy


Eventful LWV US Convention held in Washington DC June 16-19, 2016

At the LWV US Convention, delegates:

In addition to the work of the convention, we heard from some excellent speakers, including our new leaders, Executive Director Wylecia Wiggs Harris and President Chris Carson. You can see videos of these here.


Renew Your 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 and join or renew 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.       


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 Riverside holds Board Meetings from August through May on the second Thursday of the month at  10:00 am.  Please contact us for more details.  Our next Board Meeting is Thursday, September 8, 2016

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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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