Larimer County – The Larimer County League of Women Voters will present, Anne Anderson, a speaker from the League of Women Voters of Washington DC on Friday, November 3 5:00 pm-6:30 pm at Wolverine Farm Letterpress and Publick House, 316 Willow Street in Fort Collins. The focus will be on getting out the vote and … More Can’t Vote vs. Won’t Vote
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
Term Limits Our CrossCurrents team has been busy hosting panel discussions on key local issues. Most recently, CrossCurrents explored Term Limits for County Officials. Panelists included: Bob Berry, Regional Director of Term Limits Inc. Tom Donnelly, Larimer County Commissioner for District 3 Bruce Croissant, Community Activist If you missed the initial broadcast of this program, … More CrossCurrents Tackles Key Local Issues
We are THRILLED with the outpouring of enthusiasm we’re seeing in the last few months. The membership committee will be hosting a welcome and orientation for new (and prospective) members. Come learn about the League’s history, mission, program priorities and how to become involved. Thursday, April 27 4:00-6:00 PM The Clubhouse of the Hamlet 5151 … More New Member Orientation!
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
Election season continues to heat up with voters gaining more and more information about candidates and issues. It won’t be long before ballots start showing up in registered voters’ mailboxes. The League of Women Voters of Larimer County is hosting events all fall to keep you informed!
Last night voters got their first look at this year’s main party candidates in the first Presidential Debate. National issues and candidates are gathering a great deal of interest this election season but local issues and candidates may be even more impactful for shaping your everyday life. Fort Collins Candidate Forum- Thursday Night! Please … More Fort Collins Candidate Forum THIS Thursday
Among the many issues that local voters will consider on this year’s ballot is the question of a Bond and Mill Levy Override for the Poudre School District. On September 22, the League of Women Voters of Larimer County, working in collaboration with the City of Fort Collins hosted a CrossCurrents program to explore this … More Poudre School District Proposes Bond and Mill Levy Override
It seems that you can hardly listen to news reporting about the election without getting news from the almighty polls. While the debate rages on for whether polling is good or bad for our democracy one thing is clear, polls are here and playing a significant roll in shaping voters’ views of the election.