Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Riverside

Serving the City of Riverside as We Make Democracy Work

  Mission Statement

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy.


Riverside's next election is November 3, 2015. 

Voters will chose members for the Riverside Unified School District's Governing Board in Trustee Areas 2, 3, and 4.

Learn more about the candidates

 Register to Vote

Any eligible Californian who has access to the Internet and a California drivers license or ID signature on file with the DMV can now register to vote on-line.





2015 Holiday Party


Video of our recent RUSD Board of Trustee Candidate Forum



 Public Policy  

The City of Riverside cemented new transparency efforts in a “Sunshine Ordinance”

Read our letter in support of the ordinance


 LWV San Luis Obispo recently completed a three year study on the need for improved Civil Discourse in our political arena.


Read San Luis Obispo findings......would there findings be helpful in Riverside?



League of Women Voters California 

Our Legislative Wins and Loses

The legislative session ended with significant victories and some disappointments. The Legislature sent 30 League-supported bills to Governor Brown’s desk; he has until October 11 to sign or veto them.

View our Bill Status Report for detailed information


League of Women Voter US

New Ozone Pollution Standard Good Step, Not Good Enough

The League of Women Voters of the United States released the following statement from president Elisabeth MacNamara, regarding the Obama Administration’s new rule regulating ozone smog pollution. 


Renew Your Membership with Riverside's League of Women Voters

LWV Riverside has begun its 2015-2016 membership drive.  Remember, all the good work we do is largely supported by membership dues: non-partisan voter education publications and websites, candidate forums, voter registration drives, and advocacy for equitable public policies at the national, state and local level.

Be a part of making democracy work by renewing your membership in LWV Riverside. 



                      Join us!  LWV California members at State Convention                        If you would rather donate to our League, it is greatly appreciated.       


About Us

The League's purpose is to encourage citizens to take part in their government. 

The League is interested in helping citizens become more informed and learn the many ways to influence government on state, national and local levels.

The League is a non-partisan organization that believes responsible government should be resposive to the will of the people, mindful that a democratic government depends on the informed and active participation of its citizens.

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News and Events

League of Women Voters of Northwest Riverside County holds Board Meetings from August through May on the second Thursday of the month at  10:00 am.  Please contact us for more details.  Our next Board Meeting is Thursday, November 12 2015.

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Join the League and you will...

  • be a member of the local, state and national League;
  • have the respect of your community;
  • foster dialogue on issues you care about;
  • ensure ALL votes are counted and ALL voices are heard;
  • preserve our constitutional rights;
  • stay informed via extensive League resources;
  • or simply know that your support adds to our grassroots strength and our financial resources, making democracy work!

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