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The June 2022 Primary

Posted on May 18, 2022 in

Visit Voters Edge for the best, most complete source of unbiased election information. For Voters in Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville CANDIDATES––––––––––––––––––...

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2022 Spring Giving

Posted on May 25, 2022 in

As many of you know, The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville (LWVBAE) is a nonpartisan, political organization that has existed for over 100 years to promote democracy and empower voters. We were creat...

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2022 Call to Annual Meeting

Posted on May 25, 2022 in

Thursday, June 16, 2022 6:30 pm to 8:30pm. A virtual meeting. All members of the League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany & Emeryville are called to the Annual Meeting to enjoy a panel discussion on Pu...

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AAPI Heritage Month

Posted on May 23, 2022 in

On October 5, 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed the Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week into public law. In 1990, the celebration was extended to a month, and during the Obama administration, was renamed the Asian Ame...

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Erika Kunkel March 18, 1926 - March 21, 2022

Posted on May 16, 2022 in

Erika Kunkel was long involved with the League of Women Voters. Erika and Gail Schickele were co-chairs of the LWVBAE Environmental Concerns Speaker Series founded by Gail's mother-in-law Beth Schickele and still running...

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Police Accountability Board and Director Search Update

Posted on May 17, 2022 in

The Berkeley Police Accountability Board (PAB) reviewed Berkeley Police recommendations for commendations, provided an update on the Director of Police Accountability search, and more at their meeting on May 11th. Mem...

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Hours and Days

Posted on May 11, 2022 in

Dear members and supporters, In the hours and then days since news broke that the US Supreme Court was poised to effectively overturn Roe vs. Wade, like many of us, I’ve found it next to impossible to not think ...

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The League of Women Voters & the Supreme Court Leak

Posted on May 03, 2022 in

The League of Women Voters of the United States president Dr. Deborah Turner and CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following joint statement in response to the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would ov...

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Bay Area League Biennial Convention June 4

Posted on May 16, 2022 in

• Bay Area League Biennial Convention will be held this year on Saturday, June 4. This event is held every two years (in the alternate years, there is a "Council"). This year, the Convention will occur via Zoom, virtua...

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Alameda County Superintendent of Schools Candidate Forum

Posted on May 15, 2022 in

WATCH A VIDEO OF THE FORUM HERE. Karen Monroe and Alysse Castro The candidates are Karen Monroe, Alameda County Superintendent of Schools and Alysse Castro, County Schools Director. The six Lea...

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ALAMEDA COUNTY SHERIFF CANDIDATE FORUM

Posted on May 15, 2022 in

WATCH A VIDEO OF THE FORUM HERE. The candidates are GREGORY J. AHERN, Incumbent, YESENIA SANCHEZ, Alameda County Sheriff Commander, and JOANN WALKER, Police Officer / Educator. The six Leagues of Women ...

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Alameda District Attorney Candidate Forum

Posted on Apr 19, 2022 in

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE. The six Leagues of Women Voters representing Alameda County hosted a virtual candidate forum for Alameda County District Attorney. The candidates are Jimmie Wilson, Pamela Price, Terry Wiley, an...

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