After the League has studied an issue thoroughly and comes to a position, we then can take action and advocate. One way we do this is by writing letters to local boards when they discuss issues. We have updated our website with recently sent letters.
Making Voting Even More Convenient in Santa Clara County We will have a new method of voting in Santa Clara County starting with the March 3rd, 2020 election. Passed by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, the Voter’s Choice Act gives you more choices on how to vote in our elections.What will be new? … Continue reading Voters Choice Act
Everyone Counts! The 2020 Census Census Day is April 1st, 2020, the day when the U.S. Census Bureau starts to count every person in the United States. The U.S. Constitution requires a count of the nation's population every 10 years to determine the number of congressional representatives for each state. The government also uses census … Continue reading Census 2020
In 2020 the League of Women Voters (LWV) will celebrate its 100th anniversary and the LWVC joins more than 700 other local and state chapters to celebrate this historic milestone. As we look to a vibrant future on the threshold of our next 100 years, the League is excited that dedicated members across California continue … Continue reading Centennial
January 8 Council Chambers was packed for this primarily ceremonial session as outgoing Councilmembers Ken Rosenberg, Pat Showalter, and Lenny Siegel stepped down; newly elected Councilmembers Ellen Kamei, Lucas Ramirez, and Alison Hicks took their seats; and Vice Mayor Lisa Matichak and Councilmember Margaret Abe-Koga were elected Mayor and Vice Mayor, following the standard progression. … Continue reading Mountain View City Council January 2019
Get information on the November general election! Table of Contents Videos and Materials from Past Events Voting Information League Recommends Videos and Materials from Past Events (video, slides) Ballot Measures Review /Pros & Cons (In studio) El Camino Healthcare District Candidate Forum (October 10th) Los Altos School Board Candidate Forum (September 27th) Los Altos City … Continue reading November 6, 2018 General Election
The League of Women Voters strongly urges you to vote NO on Measure C, which would require a vote of the public before most city-owned land could be sold or leased. Based on our analysis, there is no need for this restrictive measure since we are not aware of any instances where the City has … Continue reading We Oppose Measure C
This year's League of Women Voters of the Los Altos-Mountain View Area Annual Meeting will be on Saturday, June 2nd, 10am-1:30pm at Michaels at Shoreline. Our guest speaker will be Maya Perkins of Bay Area Forward, a broad-based coalition fostering inclusive communities as a special project fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Annual Meeting … Continue reading Annual Meeting 2018
This year's League of Women Voters of the Los Altos-Mountain View Area Annual Meeting will be on Saturday, June 10th, 10am-1:30pm at Michaels on Shoreline. Members will have the opportunity to vote for the next year's officers and board members, discuss and approve the budget, policy priorities and bylaws changes and make recommendations to the new … Continue reading Join us in Celebrating Another Successful Year!
On March 4, League members and friends met to discuss ways that the League can work to improve the tenor of conversation among people of different views and ways to inspire more voters to exercise their right to vote. Work groups emerging from the meeting were a Civil Discourse Team, a Voter Rights Team and … Continue reading After the Women’s March