Money in Politics/Making Democracy Work Join one of the league’s most important and interesting teams on the 4th Tuesday of Every Month at 1st Bank,( 2644 S. Timberline Rd.) at 4:00 pm. LWVLC’s newest Team will meet to discuss and narrow areas of interest and the scope of the new team. The team’s states goal … More New/Revised Team?
April 3 Elections in Wellington, Timnath, and Berthoud Candidate Forums Did you see the Fort Collins Coloradoan front page news articles for two days running on the Candidate Forums for Timnath and Wellington? Great election coverage! And great PR for LWVLC. As reported in March LL, Timnath Candidate Forum was on Monday, March 19 7-9 … More Spring Election Updates
Join us on Monday, April 2 from 11:30 to 1:30 for a Great Decisions discussion on Media and Foreign Policy. State and non-state actors today must maneuver a complex and rapidly evolving media landscape. Conventional journalism now competes with user-generated content. Official channels of communication can be circumvented through social media. Foreign policy is tweeted … More Great Decisions: Media and Foreign Policy
CrossCurrents is pleased to announce a new program, scheduled for April 5 at 7 PM in the City Council Chambers in Fort Collins. CrossCurrents will host a discussion on: The Threat to Our Vote: Is It Real? What Happens In Colorado from the time a Citizen requests Voter Registration to after all the ballot are … More CrossCurrents Announces New Program
Attend, Moderate, Usher, Sort Questions, Advertise! VOTER EDUCATION is a primary goal of the Voter Service Team, and candidate forums are one of our primary ways to educate voters. We try to tape sessions and have them available for replay on our LWVLC website. We are pleased this year to again host a candidate forum … More Candidate Forums Scheduled
ATTEND A CAUCUS! Party Caucuses are an original part of GrassRoots Politics Meet your neighbors and TALK POLITICS! Express your ideas about issues and candidates! Meet Candidates! Ask Questions! Even if you are not “registered” with a party, you can still attend and observe! How to Participate To Confirm your Party Registration and find your … More It’s Caucus Season!
Caucuses and Party Affiliation If you are interested in the caucus-process as it relates to the new Colorado laws about the primaries and unaffiliated voters, you missed a fast-paced discussion at the last voter service team meeting! Lots of questions. We are working to unravel the details. Look for the February Op Ed piece in … More Voter Services Update
Our HealthCare Team will be hosting a meeting on the proposed Laraimer County Behavioral Health Center Laurie Stolen, the Larimer County representative who has been assigned the task of promoting the 2018 1A ballot measure (County Behavioral Health Center) will be joining our Health Care Team for the January meeting. Laurie is very knowledgeable about … More Behavioral Health Meeting
The League of Women Voters of Larimer County recommends a NO vote on Larimer County Ballot Question 1B – removal of term limits for the elected positions of County Sheriff, Assessor, Treasurer, Clerk & Recorder, and Surveyor. In their rush (one week) to put this issue on the ballot, County Commissioners ignored fundamental good governance … More LWVLC Opposes Ballot Question 1B
Although “off year” elections don’t usually get a ton of attention, this year’s election deserves your participation! City and county-wide issues will be voted on as well as candidates for city council and mayor (Loveland), and school board directors (Poudre and Thompson School Districts). Learn more about what you’ll see on your ballot using the … More 2017 Election Information