The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. League membership is open to women and men.
May Unit Meetings
In May attendees will have an opportunity to hear the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Water Study Committee's presentation. Based on the Committee's ongoing studies, the presentation will include a review of the State of Colorado's new Water Plan, information on Arapahoe County's and Douglas County's conservation efforts, news on water projects, and the role water plays in new housing developments. Details.
The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Great Decisions group will meet on Friday, May 13 to discuss an additional topic of their choice. Open to League members and guests. More.
May Movie Night
The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties will show the documentary Strong Sisters: Elected Women in Colorado, a story of political women in Colorado on Wednesday, May 18. Don't miss their exclusive interviews with past and current women elected officials. More information.
May Management Team Meeting
The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Management Team will meet on Monday, May 23. Info.
Join the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties for Lunch Bunch, a social get-together for League members and their guests. See you on Tuesday, May 24 at Las Brisas Restaurant on Arapahoe Rd. More info.
LWVAC Annual Meeting
The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties 47th Annual Meeting will be on Saturday, June 11. Arrive at 8 am for breakfast and an opportunity to talk with friends and meet new members. Or arrive at 9 am for the business meeting and speaker. Topics will include an introduction to the Management Team, changes to our bylaws, a review of our budget, new opportunities for League programs, and a membership update. The keynote speaker is League of Women Voters of Colorado Legislative lobbyist Chris Watson, who will share information about the bills and legislative decisions made by this year's Colorado General Assembly session.
Members will receive their meeting packet in May.
The cost of breakfast is $15, payable in advance to Sonya Pennock.
Tour of Arapahoe County Election Facility
The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties has made arrangements with the Arapahoe County Clerk's office for members to tour the Arapahoe County Election Facility. We will view live ballot processing for the 2016 Primary Election and see the new tabulation system in use. We will be able to see real ballots moving through the election process, including ballot sorting, signature verification, opening, and tabulation. The tour will last about an hour and lunch is planned before the tour.More info.
League of Women Voters of Colorado Legislative Letters Subscription Available
You may subscribe to the League of Women Voters of Colorado's 2016 Legislative Letter for email or regular mail delivery. The cost is $20. For more information, see the League of Women Voters of Colorado website here.
New Election Data Source Available From Colorado Secretary of State
Curious about turnout in the last election? A new source of election data is now available from the Colorado Secretary of State's office, giving a closer look at voting turnout in all 64 counties by party registration. Accountability in Colorado Elections (ACE) is now available to provide details on votes cast, voter methods, registration statistics, and election costs. To access ACE information, click here.
TABOR Presentation Available
The slides from the TABOR presentation by the Colorado Fiscal Institute's Carol Hedges at the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Back to League event are available here.
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