March 6, 5:30pm-6:30 pm - Redistricting: How does it work, and why should we care?
740 Front Restaurant, 740 Front St (across from the library, in Louisville
Speaker: Elena Nunez, Executive Director, Colorado Common Cause.
April 3, 5:30pm-6:30 pm - Voter Suppression: Fact or fiction?
Gondolier Italian Eatery, 4800 Baseline Rd, Boulder
Speaker: Wayne Williams, Colorado Secretary of State
On February 21st we presented More Choices for Voters, Part 2: Colorado's Approval Voting Bill and the Use of this Method by CU Student Government. Speakers: Rep. Jonathan Singer (D-Longmont) and Neal McBurnett from The Center for Election Science.
On February 2nd we presented More Choices for Voters, Part 1: Implications of Maine's Decision for Instant-Runoff Voting for Colorado and the Nation.
To watch a video of the event click here.
Our speaker was Rob Richie, Executive Director of FairVote, a non-profit organization that researches and advocates election reforms that increase voter turnout and fair representation.
After the fury surrounding the 2016 election, and in light of Maine adopting instant-runoff voting, Americans are eager for ballot options that would allow voters to express their true preferences more effectively..
Listen to Rob Richie interviewed on KGNU on February 1st here (after Hightower).