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Voter Center Placement Project

In recruiting centers, members of the LWVTA were trained to educate the public in meetings about the new voting procedures in LA County.

Learn about the New Voting Procedures
Legislative Interview Gipson

Legislative Interview with Assembly-Member Mike Gipson

League of Women Voters Torrance Area Interviewed Assembly-Member Mike Gipson of the 64th District. Read about the Interview

Popovers in Pasadena

Summer League: Persuasion and Popovers in Pasadena

Learn with the Torrance League all about the Census and Effective Communication Techniques

Popovers in Pasadena

Torrance Area


The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. While we encourage participation in politics, we neither promote nor oppose any political party or candidate. We welcome anyone over the age of sixteen to join our local league, which includes membership at the state and national levels. 

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Climate Change

A crash course on climate change, 50 years after the first Earth Day

From NY Times, April 19, 2020

Gerrymandering film

With its focus on gerrymandering and the undermining of democracy in Michigan and Wisconsin, the film "Slay the Dragon" could not be more timely and essential.  After the 2008 election, a secretive, well-funded partisan initiative poured money int

Civic Quiz

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

The last few weeks have brought unprecedented challenges for all of us. With the news cycle rapidly evolving, we present a PBI-Manatt quiz on some of the most critical issues of the day. We hope you find it informative and useful.

Be safe!



News POV

Now that we are socially isolated and have time on your hands, it is a good time to study how the news we read is more often than not biased.  Although unbiased news does not exist, look at a news item from different sides by checking out the "All

Senator Ben Allen
Public Statement
As the COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly changing and evolving, we want to provide you with some resources on benefits, childcare, meals and more from the State and the County of Los Angeles during these difficult times.
Water Conservation

 The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Message of the Day: We Are Doing Well, But We Could Do Better

19th Amendment Protection
 Torrance Herald headline, Oct. 12, 1952, Page 1. (Credit: Torrance Historical Newspaper and Directories Archive database, Torrance Public Library)
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Event Date: 
May 28 2020 - 7:00pm
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The LWVTA meets on the last Thursday of each month except July and December. All Members are welcome to attend any board meeting. Only officers and directors have a vote.

Pamela Thornton, President LWVTA
Member's Spotlight

Raising funds for the League of Women Voters, Pamela Thornton, President LWVTA, won an honorable mention award at the Dancing with the South Bay Stars benefit at the Armstrong Theatre. 

Gardena Candidate Forum

It's been a busy month for the LWVTA, orchestrating the Candidates' Forums.- especially for Monica Fredericks, LWVTA Director of Voter Services, 

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Day of Action


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Event Date: 
Jun 30 2020 (All day)

LWVTA Calendar 2019-2020