Making Democracy Work

Making Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
The League of Women Voters West Contra Costa County Wants you! For information about how to become a member contact us at

The LWVWCCC Congratulates the AD 15 Delegates!

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Richmond City Council Swear in Ceremony

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New Council and Mayor Swearing In Ceremony Tues January 13, 2015 @6:30 pm City of Richmond City Council Chambers 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond

The Voter Newsletter

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LWV of WCCC Celebrated National Voter Registration Day!

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The League of Women Voters of West Contra Costa County Celebrated National Voter Registration Day, hosting voter registration drives at the Richmond High School Campuses, as well as Contra Costa College. Thanks to all volunteers who supported our efforts!

LWV of West Contra Costa County Installs New Officers


The League of Women Voters West Contra Costa County held its annual meeting recently where it announced newly elected board members.

Kia Croom was elected president. She is as the first-ever African-American and youngest president elect in the history of the league.

Croom is an Oakland native who works as Community Relations Director at the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program. A published free-lance journalist, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and a Master of Science in Public Administration.

She is joined by Erwin Reeves, treasurer; Rita Xavier, secretary; and Gabriel Quinto, second vice president.

The annual meeting featured a keynote address by former Assemblymember Robert Bob Campbell.

Among those who attended the event were Tony Thurmond, candidate for Assembly District 15; John Gioia, District 1 Supervisor of Contra Costa County; Nat Bates, Richmond City Council member; league member, Lesa R. McIntosh, board member East Bay Municipal Utility District; and Jael Myrick, Richmond City Councilmember.