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Videos of Candidate Forums:

Friday October 14, 2016:

San Joaquin Delta College Board of Trustees: Trustee C. Jennet Stebbins, LaJames Dillon-Melton, Carlos Huerta, Trustee Claudia Moreno-Rabago and Trustee Teresa Brown

Stockton City Council District 2: Councilmember Daniel Wright, Steve Colangelo

Stockton City Council District 4: Councilmember Michael Blower, Susan Lenz

Stockton Mayor: Mayor Anthony Silva, Councilmember Michael Tubbs

Thursday October 13, 2016:

San Joaquin County Supervisor, District 3: Supervisor Moses Zapien, Tom Patti

U.S. Congress, District 9: Rep. Jerry McNerney, Tony Amador


Voters Edge California
The League Launches New Online Voter Guide, Voter's Edge California - Get the facts before you vote!

The League of Women Voters of California Education Fund has launched Voter's Edge California, a comprehensive, nonpartisan online guide to elections covering federal, state, and local races in the state of California.

As the November election gets closer, check in to see exactly what will be on your ballot.

Voters Edge California Using Voter's Edge California, voters can:
● Access their full, personalized ballot by entering their address.
● Get in-depth information on candidates, measures, and who supports them.
● View candidate biographies, top priorities, answers to questions, photos, policy videos, endorsements, and detailed information about who funds their campaigns.
● Browse unbiased explanations of ballot measures; find out who supports, opposes, and funds them.
● Check where, when, and how to vote, including information on their local polling locations.
● Keep track of their choices to make voting easier.
● Share information about the election with friends and family.
● Access a Spanish language version of the website.

How does it work? Enter your zip code and your street address to access your complete ballot. Your address information is confidential. We are nonpartisan, nonprofit, and do not sell information. Privacy policy.

Why use Voter's Edge California? We launched a prototype of the voter guide in California for the 2014 election, it received more than 725,000 visits--about 10% of the number of Californians who cast ballots in the election.



2015 Sylvia Kothe Memorial Scholarship Winner Kothe Award winner
Left to right, LWVSJC member Lauren Ah Tye, Pamela Howard, and LWVSJC member Susan Mora Loyko. Pamela Howard is the recipient of the 2015 Sylvia Kothe Memorial Scholarship. She is a business/political science major at Delta College and a single mother of three boys. She has returned to school after 10 years in the banking field and plans to complete her BS then go to law school.



  • Our Spring Voter issue is out! Read it here.

    CONTENTS OF SPRING VOTER 2016
  • Thought-provoking articles by three local high school students "sharing their voices"
  • A report on our October forum on health impacts of climate change
  • A report on our January program planning meeting
  • An invitation to a March Pros and Cons training
  • Announcement of April's forum on early child education programs
  • A report on LWVC water activities with local impact
  • An article on our LWVSJC proposed dues increase
  • A report from our Voter layout person, Ryan Camero, on his experience as a youth delegate at the climate changes talks in Paris in last November
  • A message from our president, Kathy Schick
  • A memorial message about past-president Carol Hemminger