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LWV Of Pasadena Area

Community Leaders

Martha Zavala, President
Gayle Oswald, Vice President
Kay Adams, Membership Chair

League ID

CA016

Phone

(626) 798-0965

Stories from Around the State

CUPERTINO, CA — Today, the League of Women Voters of Cupertino-Sunnyvale filed a federal lawsuit challenging the city’s anti-nonprofit speech ordinance, which requires nonprofit organizations to register as lobbyists. Organizations that fail to register risk being penalized. The League asserts the ordinance’s definition of “lobbyist” is too vague and chills voter engagement by harming voter service organizations.  

San Diego voters are likely to get a chance this November to give Mayor Todd Gloria more power over hiring city workers, which could help San Diego fill hundreds of open jobs more quickly and reduce its vacancy rate below 16 percent.

Dark money and special interests do not need extra loopholes to undermine democracy. The League is committed to protecting our disclosure laws and preserving the ethics and accountability of our electoral system. 

LWV of California and partners filed an amicus letter in support of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission's emergency motion to extend California's redistricting deadline.

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a California reporting rule designed to prevent charitable fraud and self-dealing.

Fair maps help residents as they seek to elect representatives who take their concerns, like clean water, seriously, who will work to clean up current pollution and prevent more from occurring.