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2011 Elections (Archives)



BALLOT ISSUES INFORMATION

STATE  

Proposition 103: Raising Taxes for Public Education (failed)

 

LOCAL

 

Boulder County Question 1A: Modification of Term Limits for the Office of Boulder County Sheriff (passed)

 

City of Boulder

  • Issue 2A: Bonding for Capital Improvement Program (passed)

  • Issue 2B: Increase and Extend the Utility Occupation Tax (passed)

  • Question 2C: Light and Power Utility (passed)

  • Question 2D: Amendment of Organizational Structure (passed)

  • Question 2E: Change in Penalty for Violations of the City Charter (passed)

  • Question 2F: Clean-Up Charter Provisions Regarding Elections (passed)

  • Question 2G: Amendment of Initiative Procedures (passed)

  • Question 2H: Amendment to Abolish Corporate Personhood (passed) 

 

City of Lafayette

  • Question 2A: Special Elections on Citizen Initiatives

  • Question 2B: Creation of Youth Advisory Board

  • Question 2C: Publication of Ordinances by Title

  • Question 2D: Resignations and Removals from Boards and Commissions

  • Question 2E: Elimination of Obsolete Charter Provisions 

 

City of Longmont Question 2A: City Telecommunications Services



LEAGUE POSITIONS ON 2011 STATE AND LOCAL BALLOT ISSUES

Note: LWV can support or oppose ballot issues only if our members have studied an issue and established a consensus position directly relevant to the question before the voters. Positions are reconsidered annually and affirmed, revised or dropped.

 

STATE - Proposition 103: NEUTRAL

 

LOCAL

Boulder County 1A: NEUTRAL

 

City of Boulder

  • 2A: SUPPORT (we support efficient fiscal administration and adequate, equitable financing of municipal programs, current and long range)

  • 2B: NEUTRAL

  • 2C: NEUTRAL

  • 2D: NEUTRAL

  • 2E: NEUTRAL

  • 2F: OPPOSE (concern with allowing only city council members to serve on a canvassing board; LWVUS position promotes an open governmental system that is representative, accountable and responsive)

  • 2G: SUPPORT (it is consistent with LWVCO position that supports current six-month period for signature gathering for initiatives)

  • 2H: OPPOSE (LWVUS position does not support) 

 

City of Lafayette

  • 2A: SUPPORT (voting methods should be voter friendly and encourage voter participation)

  • 2B: NEUTRAL

  • 2C: OPPOSE (we believe governmental bodies should give adequate notice of proposed actions, hold open meetings, make public records accessible)

  • 2D: NEUTRAL

  • 2E: NEUTRAL 

 

City of Longmont 2A: NEUTRAL

 

 

BOULDER COUNTY BALLOT: COMPLETE

See the 2011 Boulder County Ballot

Organized by County, City, and District Function (e.g. School District, Park and Recreation, Fire).



2011 FORUM VIDEOS

 

Meet Your Legislators!  (Recorded 4/2/2011)

 

Should Boulder Form Its Own Municipal Utility? See the debate among well-informed panelists. (Videotaped 9/21/2011)

 

Boulder City Council Candidate Forum   (Videotaped 10/1/2011)<br> 

 

CANDIDATE FORUM Boulder Valley School District (Videotaped 10/6/2011)

 

BVSD Board Candidate Forum  Videotaped 9/26/2011)

 

Lafayette City Council Candidate Forum   Videotaped 10/6/2011)