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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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  • Ice Cream Social Friday, July 8, 7-9 p.m.

    The Clubhouse of the Hamlet

    5151 E. Boardwalk Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525

    Join all members for a refreshing summer social evening!  

    Our LWVUS Convention delegates (Sandy Brooks, Kay Easley, Linda Mahan and Sarah Pitts) will recount the big decisions and stimulating issue discussions which took place over 4 days with the nearly 800 delegates in Washington D.C.

    RSVPs appreciated to Linda Mahan by July 7.

    The League of Women Voters of Colorado supports Colorado Initiative 117
    Retention of Excess State Revenue
    To allow state to spend already-collected tax revenue on schools, transportation, mental health and senior services.

    We also support Colorado Amendment 69 ColoradoCare Universal Health Care for Colorado.
    Click below to read our complete rationale and explanation.

    Watch the May 26, 2016 CrossCurrents
    Panel discussion on how Colorado chooses it's presidential candidates. The differences between the caucus and primary systems. Panelists are Bob Vangermeersch, Martha Coleman, Pat Steadman, & Kevin Lundberg. Produced by the City of Fort Collins in cooperation with the Larimer County League of Women Voters.

    The Informed Voters Book Club
    All meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month from 6:00- 8:00 p.m. at Old Firehouse Bookstore
    July: The Green Boat by Mary Pipher
    August: Shades of Blue by Ann Ferris, facilitated by Health Care Team
    September: Divide by Matt Taibbi, facilitated by the Civil Liberties Team

    Read March 29, 2016 article in Washington Post:
    U.S. elections ranked worst among Western democracies. Here’s why.
    Americans are often proud of the democratic process here. Maybe they shouldn't be.

    Beer and Wine in Grocery Stores
    Watch February's CrossCurrents Program

    Here is your opportunity to learn about important matters under consideration by the Colorado Legislature
    Click this link to read an informative newsletter from LWV-Colorado's busy Legislative Action group

    Big Dangers for the Next Election
    Read review of book The Voting Wars: From Florida 2000 to the next Election Meltdown

    For Information on Bills being Introduced in the Colorado Legislature go to:
    Comcast Channel 165 provides live streaming video cover of the House and Senate in action.

Calendar of Events ‎‎‎‎‎‎(* go to Calendar of Events page)‎‎‎‎‎‎

July 3, 2016  Soapbox - Healthcare Team  
July 8, 2016 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ICE CREAM SOCIAL / RECOUNT OF NATIONAL CONVENTION - RSVP to Linda Mahan by July 7 5151 E. Boardwalk Drive  
July 12, 2016 10:30 Voter Services Team Meeting  
July 13, 2016 6:00 P.M. INFORMED VOTERS BOOK CLUB - THE GREEN BOAT Mary Pipher Old Firehouse Books -232 Walnut St 
July 14, 2016 2:00 - 4:00 Administrative Team Meeting  
July 14, 2016 2:00 - 4:00 Administrative Team Meeting  
July 20, 2016 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Environmental Action Team Pathways 
August 7, 2016  Soapbox - TBD Coloradoan 
August 10, 2016 6:00 P.M. INFORMED VOTERS BOOK CLUB - Healthcare BLUE by Amy Ferris Old Firehouse Books -232 Walnut St 
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