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Elections. Candidate Forums and Ballot Measure Presentations

Information for voting

Who is on the ballot in the next election? What did candidates promise in the last election? How to register to vote? Candidate Forum Information...and more

State Assembly and Senate Candidates - 5/10/2018

Here is the link to the recording of the Candidates Forum for State Senate D 26 and Assembly D 66 hosted by the 3 Local Leagues of Women Voters (Torrance, Beach Cities and PVPeninsula) last week. Torrance Citicable was our "videographer".

City of Torrance Candidates Forum

In preparation for voting in the General Municipal Election on June 5, 2018, the LWVTA will hold this forum for the candidates for Mayor, Three (3) Councilmembers, City Clerk, and City Treasurer. All candidates will be invited to participate in a question and answer session moderated by an LWV professional. The public is welcome to attend and to provide questions during the program.

Vote with the League

The LWV makes recommendations on Ballot Measures. Vote with the League

Register to Vote

Are you registered to vote? Do you want to change your party, your address, your name?

See information about registering to vote in California: deadlines, cost, requirements, how to register, political parties, registration drives, living overseas, etc.

Voter Information

Voter's Edge CaliforniaGet ready to vote on November 8 with Voter's Edge California! Enter your address, get your ballot, save your choices, and be ready to vote on Election Day.

See more information on elections in California: preparing to vote, voting (in person, by mail, if you've moved), voting rights, take a friend to vote, results of past elections, etc.

Voter Resources

Internet Election Resources:

Voter's Edge CaliforniaGet ready to vote with Voter's Edge California! Enter your address, get your ballot, save your choices, and be ready to vote on Election Day.

LA County Registrar-Recorder Election calendar, polling place look-up, absentee voting info, multilingual voting materials,Locations for Touchscreen early voting

Easy Voter Guide Concise facts on statewide propositions: Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese, and English

Secretary of State Official text of ballot measures

CA Legislative Analyst Analysis of all ballot measures

LWV of California Recommendations for Voting on the November 8, 2016 Ballot Measures - Vote With the League

CA Voter Foundation Data on campaign contributions to candidates and measures

CA Budget Project Analyzes the fiscal effects of statewideballot measures

Lady Gaga's Suffrage Video - set to Bad Romance

Enjoy : Lady Gaga's Women's Suffrage video,a parody music video paying homage to Alice Paul and the brave women who joined her in the fight to pass the 19th Amendment.

"The Dog Ate My Ballot" and Other Reasons Some Don't Head for the Polls

We've all heard it. The reasons people give for not voting. "It takes too much time." "I don't like the candidates." To talk more about the reasons people don't vote and what can be done to encourage them to participate in elections, The California Report's Rachael Myrow checked in with Jenny Waggoner. She's president of the League of Women Voters for California. The League has just conducted some new research on voter participation, or lack thereof.

To hear this report, click below and then click the arrow on the media bar to start the interview.