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.


City of Riverside General Municipal Election

June 2, 2015

Important Dates

 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.





LWV Riverside ~ Spring Discussion

Voting Matters


What prompted the dismal local voter turnout for the November 2014 Election?

We will discuss local voting demographics, voter attitudes, the role of politicians and their campaign strategies in voter turnout and methods to improve voter participation.


Saturday, March 28, 2015

10:00 am to 12 noon

Second Floor Auditorium

Riverside's Downtown Public Library




 First Call to Convention


Registration begins February 1st. Our theme is Let the Sun Shine In! Read more about speakers, workshops, special activities, and more on our blog:

 Public Policy   

 Based on our positions, we periodically review bills before the California State Legislature and make recommendations.

Visit our Bill Status Reportfor legislation on which the LWVC has taken a position and recommends action.



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Renew Your Membership with League of Women Voters Riverside

LWV Riverside has begun its 2014-2015 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. 

 Read more about Riverside League's past advocacy efforts on our Public Policy page and visit LWV US and LWV California


                      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 third Monday of the month at 6:30 pm at the YWCA, 8172 Magnolia, Riverside CA.  Our next Board Meeting is Monday, February 15, 2015.  This meeting will be held at 4166 Via San Jose, Riverside, CA.

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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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