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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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  • Vote May 3 for Health District of Northern Colorado Board of Directors

    Election Day is Tuesday, May 3. Polls are open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. that day.

    Polling places will be:


    Read the May Issue of League Lines


    In this Issue:

    • Great Decisions
    • Annual Convention
    • Cross Currents
    • Informed Voter Book Club
    • New Members

    Click here to read

    Watch Candidates Forum for the Health District of Northern Larimer County Board of Directors

    Watch it here:

    https://youtu.be/IelhWT2r3_s

    The forum was held April 6.

    In 2016, two board positions will be up for election. The election will be held Tuesday, May 3.

    To learn more about the three candidates running for the Health District, go to www.VOTE411.org


    The Coloradoan, March 29, 2016, by Barbara Carson

    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.

    Click here for article



    Beer and Wine in Grocery Stores

    Watch February's CrossCurrents Program

    Click here


    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

    http://lwvcolorado.org/lwv/legislative-action/


    Join the Informed Voters Book Club--OPEN TO ALL

    The League of Women Voters Larimer County and the Old Firehouse Bookstore are beginning a season-long series of book discussions directed at our November election.
    - The OFB is selling these books at a 20 % discount. 
    - All meetings are the second Wednesday of the month from 6:00- 8:00 p.m. at Old Firehouse Bookstore, 232 Walnut St., Fort Collins.
    March 9, 2016
    UnSpun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation by Brooks Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamison, facilitated by Jane Everham
    April 13, 2016
    The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan, facilitated by Peggy and John LaPoint
    May 11, 2016
    Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, facilitated by Linda Grey-Wilson, Joyce Trujillo and Nancy McDuffie

    Watch January's CrossCurrents Program
    Short Term Rentals: How to Make Them Work for All

    Click here to watch


    Big Dangers for the Next Election

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

    The New York Review of Books May 21, 2015


    Read League of Women Voters of Larimer County's Letter to Army Corps of Engineers regarding NISP

    Read more


    For Information on Bills being Introduced in the Colorado Legislature go to:  www.leg.state.co.us

    Comcast Channel 165 provides live streaming video cover of the House and Senate in action.


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

DateTimeEventLocation
April 30, 2016 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tutorial on Social Media  
May 1, 2016  Soapbox - Tiny Houses/Affordable Senior Housing Coloradoan 
May 2, 2016 11:30 a.m. GREAT DECISIONS - The Kurds Plymouth Church - Choir Room 
May 10, 2016 10:30 a.m. Voter Services Team Meeting  
May 11, 2016 6:00 P.M. Informed Voters Bookclub - JUST MERCY - Brian Stevenson - Civil Liberties Team Old Firehouse Books -232 Walnut St 
May 12, 2016 11:30 a.m. Healthcare Team Meeting  
May 12, 2016 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Admin Team Meeting  
May 16, 2016 6:00 - 9:00 ANNUAL MEETING Christine Watson - Speaker Pathways Hospice 305 Carpenter Road 
May 18, 2016 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Environmental Action Team Pathways 
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