League of Women Voters of
San Jose/Santa Clara

Making Democracy Work

Register to vote and see information on upcoming elections

Learn about your elected officials, LEAGUE community education programs and our public statements 

Join us at upcoming LEAGUE events in 

San Jose and Santa Clara

Contact the LEAGUE to schedule Voter Registration Events, Moderators for Forums and other services

NATIONAL LEAGUE PRIORITIES

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At the June 2022 Convention, delegates from more than 700 Leagues throughout the U.S. discussed and approved program actions and updates to positions on these issues:

 

  • Election of the President by popular vote

  • Passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

  • Criminal Justice System – just, effective, equitable, transparent

  • Digital Equity – high-speed affordable internet access for all

  • Health Care – expanding delivery options

See all of the public policy positions held by LWV United States in Impact on Issues.

What's New ??


  • Don't Get Duped By Mis-information!  Cameron Hickey is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and has covered science and technology for the PBS NewsHour and NOVA.  Learn how to detect it, the reasons it works, and how to respond effectively at our September 15 Lunch with League.


     

  • New district boundaries are drawn using 2020 census data. You may be in new districts for the June election.   See Redistricting in Santa Clara County especially the address lookup.
     

  • Read our most recent newsletter:  The VOTER
     

  • See a list of all local public agencies that make decisions about the quality of life and future in San Jose, Santa Clara, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, and Gilroy.  Use it to monitor policies and issues.  
     

  • Our local Program Priorities for this year are:  

    • Climate Change/Natural Resources​

    • Affordable Housing and Homelessness

    • Effect of Money on Politics

    • City Governance

    • Public Education System

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Please consider working with us on these important issues. Contact us to learn more about our work

NOVEMBER 8  GENERAL
ELECTION

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The League is gearing up its Voter Service activities in preparation for the upcoming election.

See all confirmed upcoming Candidates Forums produced by the League.  

 

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS who are interested in:
 

  • Voter registration

  • Candidate Forums

  • Voter’s Edge online resource

  • Pros & Cons on ballot measures

  • Election observers

PROTECT THE FUTURE OF COYOTE VALLEY

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