Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
  Special District Elections 2020. Residents of Colorado's special districts which will hold an election in 2020 to fill district director positions will vote on May 5.

See the State of Colorado's Special District Elections page for district and candidate information here.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
  Colorado General Assembly Session Suspended. The 2020 Colorado General Assembly adjourned until March 30. They then met in a limited session on March 30th. The House will meet again in limited session on Thursday, April 2 because the Colorado Constitution allows for a three-day recess without formal agreement. The Senate adjourned.

Lawmakers are waiting for the Colorado Supreme Court to rule whether the legislative session can span 120 calendar days any time during the year or whether those 120 days must be consecutive.

May 6 would have been the last day of the 2020 session.

Monday, May 18, 2020
  Colorado General Assembly Session Resumes. The 2020 Colorado General Assembly, which was adjourned due to the coronavirus crisis, will resume on May 18.

Colorado's Supreme Court ruled on April 1 that the General Assembly can extend the 120-day session beyond an original May 6 end date.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Remote meeting using Zoom Management Team Meeting. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Management Team will meet remotely using Zoom for their monthly planning meeting.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Working to arrange as remote meeting May Combined Meeting. We are working to schedule as a remote meeting the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties' May Combined Meeting on the topic of Homelessness in Arapahoe and Douglas Counties with guest speakers Shelley McKittrick, Homeless Program Director for the City of Aurora; Jill Savage, McKinney-Vento Coordinator for Douglas County School District; and Donna Zimmerman, Executive Director, Giving Heart.
Saturday, May 30, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Zoom remote meeting LWVCO Annual Council. League of Women Voters members and guests are invited to attend the League of Women Voters of Colorado's Council. Council is a biennial event usually held in-person, but because of COVID-19 global crisis, the format will be an online conference.

Attendees may register as a "Delegate" or "Observer," as specified by the League of Women Voters of Colorado Bylaws. When registering yourself or others, you will need to specify how each person is attending.

After registering, you will receive information on how to join the call. You will also be sent a Workbook by April 30th, containing all the documents needed for review. We ask all Delegates to review this information in detail, as you will be asked to vote on multiple measures.

This is an online Zoom meeting and there is no cost.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
  Colorado Non-Presidential Primary Election. For information on this year's primary election for state offices (U.S. Senate and Colorado Legislature), visit the Arapahoe County Elections web site here.
and the Douglas County Elections web site here.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
  Ida B. Wells' Birthday. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties honors the efforts of Ida B. Wells, African-American investigative journalist, educator, and an early leader in the civil rights movement. She was one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She was considered the most famous black woman in America during her lifetime as she fought prejudice and violence and worked for equality for African Americans, especially women.

Learn more about Ida B. Wells' accomplishments in Wikipedia here.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  LWVCO 2020 Annual Leaders of Democracy Event. Come celebrate with us at the League of Women Voters of Colorado Seventh Annual Leaders of Democracy Event featuring Colorado Senator Polly Baca, Lauren Casteel, and Elizabeth Piper Ensley.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
  First U.S. Presidential Debate. First U.S. Presidential Debate
Thursday, October 15, 2020
  Second U.S. Presidential Debate. Second U.S. Presidential Debate
Thursday, October 22, 2020
  Third U.S. Presidential Debate. Third U.S. Presidential Debate
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  General Election. The 2020 General Election is Tuesday, November 5. Ballots must be returned by 7:00 p.m. to be counted.

Ballots cast by military and overseas voters must be received by November 13 to be counted.
January 2028
  League of Women Voters of Colorado 100th Anniversary. Join us in celebrating 100 years in 2028. Colorado State League has been an activist, grassroots organization whose leaders believed that voters should play a critical role in democracy.