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.

March of Silence flyer

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Research & Studies

Read nonpartisan information about Proposition 13--the School and College Facilities Bond. You will also have access to the support statement from the League of Women Voters of California on Prop 13.

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.

WomenVoteinAction

Action Alerts

District of Columbia residents do not have voting members in the U.S. House and Senate. So they are denied a voice in Congress, even to defend themselves from attacks on their own locally passed laws and citizen backed initiatives.

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.