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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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  • CANCELLED:
    The Cross Currents panel discussion on ColoradoCare, Amendment 69 is CANCELLED  for August 25, 7 pm at The Fort Collins City Council Chambers due to the late cancellation of two of the panelists. We apologize for the inconvenience. The Cross Currents is committed to providing both sides of a discussion and without spokespersons on both sides the discussion must be cancelled. 
    Please watch for an announcement of the October Cross Currents which happen on Septmber 22, 2016.
    Thank you for your ongoing support of Cross Currents.

    League of Women Voters Offer to Speak on

    Ballot Issues

    Are you planning a fall meeting for your organization, and interested in all the topics to be voted on in November? If so, the Larimer County League of Women Voters can provide an unbiased presentation on this year’s ballot issues. The pros and cons of each issue will be discussed in an impartial manner by League representatives. They will be available to give presentations to groups of 10 or more beginning September 25, 2016. Please contact the Larimer County League at www.lwv-larimercounty.org to schedule a meeting.



    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.


    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:  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
August 29, 2016 1:30 p.m. Civil Liberties Team meeting Hamlet 5151 East Boardwalk 
August 30, 2016 2:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. Team Leaders' Mtg TBA 
August 30, 2016 7:00 p.m. Letter to the Editor Party Jane Everham's, RSVP 970-224-5443, jeverham@frii.com 
September 4, 2016  Soapbox - TBD Coloradoan 
September 7, 2016 7:00 p.m. Letter to the Editor Party Jane Everham's, RSVP 970-224-5443, jeverham@frii.com 
September 8, 2016 11:30 a.m. Health Care Team Meeting  
September 13, 2016 10:15 a.m.- 12 noon Voter Services Team Meeting  
September 13, 2016 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Back To League Night Pathway Hospice 305 Carpenter  
September 14, 2016 6:00 p.m. INFORMED VOTERS BOOK CLUB - Affordable Housing - DIVIDE by Matt Taibbi Old Firehouse Books -232 Walnut St 
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