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Who are we? We are the League of Women Voters, an organization of women and men who want to make a difference in the political future of our country. We are a diverse, non-partisan, political group with a long-standing tradition of educating voters.

EventsNewsElection Information

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Neighborhood polling places closed! Find an Oakland Voting Center!

City Attorney Race

The Candidate Forum for City Attorney was cancelled.  However, the candidates have responded to written questions.  Read them here!

VOTER Newsletter:  Election Edition

Catch up on Election Info, read the VOTER!

Journey of a California Ballot

Watch this entertaining video and learn about what happens to our CA ballots!

LWVO Candidate Forum City Council At-Large Race

Watch the Candidate Forums for OUSD, City Council races, and others!

2020 Election Ballot Drop box

Make a plan for how to cast your ballot!  Note the ballot drop box option!

Welcome New Members
Event Date: 
Dec 1 2020 - 4:00pm

We welcome all new members of the League to an informal gathering to meet our President, League leaders and learn more about who we are and what we do.

MLK Freedom Center Youth Election Distribution Info

For the past six weeks, a team comprising members of the League of Women Voters Oakland and youth leaders, staff and board members of the Martin Luther King Jr.

LWVO Mobilizes Voters

Read in Oaklandside how LWVO and other civic groups are mobilizing voters this election!

The Myth of Voter Fraud

Hear from Robert Reich on YouTube about the Myth of Voter Fraud!

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A brand-new tool to help voters learn more about the local elected officials who have the power to impact the criminal justice system

Oakland Easy Voter Guide November 2020

Check out our Easy Voter Guides here!  Do your research on what's on your ballot!

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Read the candidates’ responses to important educational questions!

Be a Poll Worker!
County elections officials depend on reliable, dedicated teams of poll workers to make every Election Day run smoothly. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, poll workers will be even more critical to our democracy.
100 years Strong Equality Day presentation

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 - NOW available on demand!