Local Government

Local Government

We support measures to further good government through the support of non-partisanship in local government and the support of legislation which permits increased flexibility in California State law governing general law counties.

Position

The League of Women Voters of the Copper Country supports the following goals: 1. Provide consistency of practices in all local voting jurisdictions including a. training of poll workers, especially instruction in requirements for assisting people with disabilities b. payment of poll workers c. maintaining political balance (major political parties) of poll workers and d. provision of privacy for voters 2. Promote ability of all local voting jurisdictions to access state Qualified Voter Lists electronically. 3. Encourage local clerks to provide absent voter ballots automatically for every election to people with disabilities, senior citizens, and other eligible voters who request continuing service. 4. Increase voter information and education for all elections to all areas of the Copper Country.

Position

Support for: 1. Adequate financing of the Houghton County Medical Care Facility; 2. Impartial assessment procedures; 3. Adequate county financing, a fixed millage allocation, and/or adoption of other measures which promote sound fiscal planning; 4. A county executive with clearly drawn lines of responsibility.

Position

The League of Women Voters of the Copper Country supports the construction of a new Houghton County Jail building (to replace the facility in existence as of 04/2007) with adequate facilities for functional, cost and energy efficient, secure operation in compliance with State Administrative Rule requirements, as set forth in the Rules for Jails, Lockups and Security Camps. LWVCC supports comprehensive planning to include the needs of the offices housed in the historic Courthouse, including Administrative offices, the Courts and also the administrative offices of the Sheriff's department as well as the Jail.
Providence logo
Event Date: 
Feb 19 2020 - 7:00pm
Planning Priorities
Guest Speaker: Bonnie Nickerson, Director, Department of Planning, City of Providence
 

Senior Affordable Housing HeaderThe Seniors Affordable Housing Committee was formed to take action on LWVFRA's Position on Affordabl

young girl reading newspaper
News

Get the latest information on January activities, the Schools and Communities First Initiative, upcoming Voter Service opportunities, and our latest courageous woman, Matilda Joslyn Gage!

Martha Goralka, LWV Diablo Valley, with campaign sign
Blog Post

Thanks to a great team of petition circulators and speakers, in 2019 we returned 60+ petitions with  more than 500 signatures. I set our League goal at 1,000 signatures. We have almost 3 more months and I think we can reach this number.

Position

THe League of Women Voters of Irving supports the following standards for the proper execution of the criminal justice system.

Position

The Irving League of Women Voters supports certain criteria related to Dallas County Road and Bridge Districts.

Action Alerts

On the schedule December 10th is Local Law #11 To Reduce the Size of the Ulster Legislature to 21 Members. 

Pages