The primary election is on June 26, 2018 with ballots being mailed the first week of June. Please be aware that if you are registered as an unaffiliated (independent) voter, you might receive two ballots, but may only vote in one party’s primary election. If you return both, neither one will count. You may view Larimer … More Primary Election
The Informed Citizens Book Club is taking the month of July off . Instead we are suggesting that the members of the League of Women Voters of Larimer County join in an “All League Read” of The Woman’s Hour by Elaine Weiss Buy or check out the book, read it, and then when we gather … More All League Read: The Women’s Hour
On Monday, May 14 the Health Care team sponsored a showing of the BIG PHARMA: Market Failure documentary, followed by a panel discussion and a Q and A session. About 60 people attended and the event was filmed thanks to the Fort Collins Public Access Network. The movie presented the problem of high drug … More Event Recap: Big Pharma Film and Discussion
Join us for a community conversation on Monday, May 21 from 12-1:30 at the Harmony Library. We invite you to discuss, “How Can We Help Make Democracy Work Better?” Our democracy appears to be in trouble with many sides polarized and vilifying each other, so what can one do to make a positive change? Rather … More Making Democracy Work…Better
What is this about? Secretary Williams is considering amendments to the Colorado Rules Concerning Campaign and Political Finance (8 CCR 1505-6). The amendments are intended to achieve the uniform and proper administration and enforcement of Colorado campaign and political finance laws. We invite you to share your thoughts and recommendations as we develop a preliminary … More Help Shape Colorado’s Campaign and Political Finance Rules
Our democracy appears to be in trouble with many sides polarized and each side vilifying each other. So what can one do to make a positive change? Rather than attacking the opposition, understanding their intensity and fears as well as understanding our own enables more effective democratic responses. Join us in a Community Conversation as … More How Can We Make Democracy Work Better?
The League of Women Voters of Larimer County (LWVLC) received a $1000 grant this spring from the National League of Women Voters to encourage voter registration and voter turn-out of our youth ages 18-24. Young people have the lowest voting turnout in the country with only about 50% registered. Registration drives were held at high … More Larimer LWV Receives Youth Voter Registration Grant
League of Women Voters of Larimer County supports an election reform called ranked choice voting, also known as instant-runoff voting. This reform addresses a significant problem with elections today, that a candidate needs only a plurality (the most votes) to win, rather than a majority (50 percent plus one). With plurality, the winner very often … More Instant-Runoff Voting -What is it?
Each quarter LWV Larimer hosts a discussion of “Civics, Beyond Basics” at the Fort Collins Old Town Library. We grow our understanding of government by sharing and asking. This is a follow-up of answers from the most-recent session. If you have a civics question for us, please send us a message with either a message … More Civics, Beyond Basics Q & A
Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Fort Collins Loveland Water Board. The Larimer League of Women Voters hosted a Candidates Forum on Wednesday April 25th and below is the video of the forum. The video is divided into four sequential parts – right click each and open in a new tab to … More Fort Collins Loveland Water Board