Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

A Voice For Citizens, A Force For Change; Because democracy is not a spectator sport

The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose candidates or political parties. The League encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. 

View our Forum Program Videos: clean energy; immigration; violence against women; physical health, mental health and housing; and more on LWV Santa Barbara Youtube Channel You can also subscribe to our channel from this link.

Consider attending LWV Santa Barbara committee meetings. See the Opportunity is Knocking brochure for more information.

CLICK ON THE VOTING TAB ON THE MENU TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NOVEMBER 2020 ELECTIONS!

Voting is people power

WHY DO YOU VOTE?  YOUR 30 SEC VIDEO!

The goal of this project is to Get Out the Vote (GOTV) with social media videos on LWVSB and our partners’ platforms. LWVSB will record brief statements of local people to post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as our YouTube Channel.

We plan to share one a day leading up to Election Day, to remind people why we vote.

Vote with the League 2020
Event Date: 
Sep 30 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

   

VOTE WITH THE LEAGUE in 2020!  Hear about our recommendations on the propositions.

 Advance registration required.

Easy Voter Guide
Event Date: 
Sep 23 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

 

Pros and Cons of each of the 12 Propositions that will appear on the ballot in California’s November 2020 Presidential Election. 

 

Hands of different colors surrounding the League of Women Voters Logo symbolizing the League's commitment to diversity.

LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policy makers in creating a more perfect democracy.

Thomas Fire
Blog Post

Electric power in the South Coast region in Santa Barbara County is completely dependent on a substation served by transmission lines traversing many miles through the Los Padres National Forest. The region known as the Goleta Load Pocket, served by the Goleta transmission substation, extends seventy miles from Point Conception to Carpinteria, and includes the cities of Goleta, Santa Barbara, and Carpinteria.

Just the Beginning: Voting as a Right and a Fight
News

Watch this new promotional video for Beth Pitton-August's documentary film about 100 years of women's political power. Released on International Women's Day, the film will tell the story of the League of Women Voters and allies (LWVSB is a proud supporter of the project). Beth needs help now to keep filming! To learn more about the film and to donate, visit jtb.intersectionsTV.com.

Click on "Read more" for a link to the promotional video.