The League of Women Voters is a political organization for women and men which encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. We do not support or oppose any political party or any candidate.
Based on our positions which are developed through study we take action in the public interest, advocating for or against particular policies, legislation, or ballot measures. Without a position on a particular issue, however, we cannot act or advocate. League members review positions annually and vote to re-adopt, modify, or drop the position.
SAN JOSE/SANTA CLARA POSITIONS
For detailed information regarding League issues listed below,
please refer to our League Positions.
Local Government Decision Making
San Jose City Charter Revision
Districted City Government
Local Governmental Ethics
Land Use and Planning
SANTA CLARA COUNTY LEAGUES POSITIONS
The five Leagues in Santa Clara County have developed a set of positions on many subjects over the years using a study and consensus process. At least four of the five Leagues in the county agreed to each position. These positions may be used by the Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County with authorization of the County Council to take stands on issues before county governmental organizations or on ballot measures.
BAY AREA LEAGUES POSITIONS
The League of Women Voters of the Bay Area believes that government at the regional level should be structured so that it can effectively and responsibly solve those problems that transcend political boundaries. The LWVBA, by including all nine Bay Area Counties, makes possible League Study and Action on region-wide problems and issues.