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                                   EDUCATION
 
  LWV continues its tradition by studying  issues vital to our communities, and by organizing educational and voters service activities for members and the public.


VOTERS' SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Register voters. Compile and present impartial, nonpartisan information on both sides of ballot measures. Organize forums for candidates for public office. Sponsor Legislative Updates. 

  • View Oregon LWV voter's guide on the LWVOR site
  • Register voters
  • Assist in Research and distribution of the Voters' Guide
  • Compile and present impartial, nonpartisan information on both sides of ballot measures 
  • Organize forums for candidates for public office 
  • Sponsor Legislative Updates 
  • Assist in Local and Statewide and National Studies


STUDIES 2004-2008

LOCAL

Assisting in the State study of Water Resources in Oregon/Lincoln County

Assisted in the National study on Immigration
 

 
Homeless Youth  in Lincoln County

Assisted in LWVOR studies on Judicial Independence, Redistricting

Child Health in Lincoln County



STATE

Water Resources of Oregon    Now in progress  2007-2009

Election Methods    Now in progress  2007-2009

Funding Oregon: The Ins and Outs of State Finance
  Review taxes used by each level of government; what funds can be used for what expenditures under the current system; the relationship among revenue sources; criteria for evaluating each revenue source.

Judicial Independence Project 
  Educate Oregon voters about the judiciary as a separate branch of government and about the importance of maintaining an independent judiciary.

Campaign Finance Reform
  Contribution limits and public funding for clean elections are two of the ideas for candidate campaigns in Oregon.

Homeless Youth in Oregon

Redistricting 

NATIONAL

Elections and Voting
Focus on implementation of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA)

Creating a Just Society
Education and action to persuade Congress to fix the Patriot Act, protect civil liberties.

Judicial Independence Project:  LWVUS ( Oregon LWV also completed a study on Judicial Independence in our state.)

Immigration Issues

District of Colunbia Voting Rights