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Voter Participation versus Turnout--A good measure of voter engagement in local elections

Posted on Dec 15, 2017 in

We often focus on voter turnout, but as reported by throughout California this regards the percent of registered voters that submitted a ballot, whether or not they voted in a particular contest on the ballot. Our Le...

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Reform Prop 13 Initiative Petition Will Start Circulating Jan 2018; LWVC Takes Lead

Posted on Dec 16, 2017 in

Big News! After almost 40 years, the LWVC is seizing the moment to close the corporate loophole in Proposition 13 that keeps too many companies from paying their fair share. Since 2015, the League has been a part of t...

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LWV St Petersburg FL Abolishes Super PACs in Local Elections & More League Action Reports

Posted on Dec 01, 2017 in

The St Petersburg Fl League just  won its campaign to abolish Super PACs and limit foreign corporate spending in local elections. St Petersburg is teh first city in the nation to ban Super PACs. Julie Kessel, President ...

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LWVCA Report--34 League-Supported Bills Now Law; LWVBAE's Diz Swift & Preston Jordan on State Task Force

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 in

The first year of this legislative session is finished, and many bills were signed by the governor. You can see all of the LWVC supported bills that made it here and see which ones have been enacted into law (chaptered)....

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Happy Holidays to League Friends and Members From All of Us

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 in

You can still catch our Environmental Concerns Holiday Event this Wednesday and hear distinguished scientist Daniel Kammen report on the Bonn Climate Conference this fall.  Then the League will be enjoying the holiday l...

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