Colorado continues to rank among an “elite” group of states with a high voter turnout in 2016. … More CO Secretary of State Applauds Voter Turnout
A heartfelt thank you for your participation and support during the recent – and challenging — 2016 election season. Many, many voters expressed their appreciation to our Larimer County League of Women Voters for registering voters and, especially, for providing helpful non-partisan voter education information in public presentations, in pamphlets and online on VOTE411. Election … More Year End Message from LWVLC Spokesperson
Given the strife and polarization of the 2016 election, timing could not be better for this month’s Informed Voter Book Club. NOTE- This event was rescheduled from November. Please join Wednesday, December 14 at 6:00 PM at Old Firehouse Books to discuss Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan … More Book Club to Discuss Righteous Mind
The integrity of our democracy depends on the integrity of our elections. This year has brought attention to this issue in unprecedented levels. When there is a problem with the integrity of our elections, the League of Women Voters is the first to speak out. Voting brings us together as Americans – it is the … More Election Integrity
Registered Colorado voters should be seeing their ballots arriving by mail this week. This means “Election Day” has officially started and voters can begin working through the difficult decisions for this year’s election. Ballots are due by 7:00 PM on the national election day, November 8. As voters read their ballots, it can be overwhelming. … More Ballot Information Abounds!
Every Voice Counts! Controversy and History of Voting Rights in the US Speakers and Discussion: Loveland Museum Gallery Thursday Oct. 20 Every voice counts! Will yours be heard or are your voting rights in danger during election season 2016? What has changed since the Voting Rights Act of 1965? The public is invited to a free … More League Co-Hosts Voting Rights Event
Is American politics really in chaos? Many think so. There have been a number of reasons given to account for this seemingly grave and precarious state of the American political system. One explanation, which has caused controversy and extensive discussion, appeared in the July/August issue of the Atlantic magazine, “How American Politics Went Insane,” by … More National Politics in Chaos?
As election season heats up, candidates are working hard to share their messages with voters. In late September, candidates for Colorado State Senate Districts 14 & 23 and Colorado State Representatives Districts 52 & 53 joined the League of Women Voters of Larimer County for a candidate forum in the Fort Collins City Council Chambers. … More Meet the Candidates: Colorado House and Senate
Given the sheer number of issues that Colorado voters will see on their ballot this year, it can be confusing to even know where to begin! Thankfully, there’s help! VOTE411.org provides information about the candidates and issues that will be on YOUR ballot. Use the site to verify your registration, see all the items that … More Vote411 Helps Untangle Lengthy Ballot
There’s still time to (quickly) read this month’s Book Club book! Join the Voter Services and Public Relations team on Wednesday, October 12 from 6-8pm at Old Firehouse Books for a discussion of Give Us the Ballot by Ari Berman. The author’s website describes the book: … Ari Berman charts both the transformation of American … More Informed Voter Book Club