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Published On 6/8/2022
Vídeos del Foro de Candidatos del Distrito 3 para Comisionados del Condado

Check out the Boulder County Commissioner District 3 candidate forum, held on Monday, June 6 to hear from primary candidates Elaina Shively and Ashley Stoltzman.
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Published On 4/13/2022
Our friends from CIRC (Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition) are asking for our help with HB22-1289 “Health Benefits for Colorado Children and Pregnant Persons” (also known as “Cover All Coloradans”).
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Published On 4/13/2022
Our new LWVBC study on Timing of Local Elections is particularly relevant this month. Erie and Nederland held elections for mayor and town trustees on April 5, and Louisville is holding a special election on the Redtail Ridge development question on April 19.
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Letters

Our past letters to the editor are now archived. Click on arrow —>
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The Voter Newsletter

Published On 11/27/2022
If you’re looking to make a resolution to improve your life in some way, may I suggest a resolution to get more involved with the League? Not only will you meet new people & learn new things, you’ll be helping to empower voters & defend democracy.
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Published On 11/1/2022
2022 LWVBC Ecocycle Tour
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Published On 11/1/2022
Report from the 2022 Washington, DC Women’s Wave March
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Published On 6/4/2022
LWVBC teams activities reports for 2022
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Published On 3/1/2022
This is the second installment of reports on the activities of the LWVCO Legislative Action Committee (LAC).
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Published On 3/1/2022
At the recent LWV of Boulder County Program Planning meeting, LWVBC decided to study the timing of municipal and special district elections
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Published On 1/30/2022
The 2022 Colorado State Legislative session officially kicked off on January 12, and with it the start of the LWVCO Legislative Action Committee (LAC).
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Published On 1/30/2022
A third of the states allow citizens who are 17 but will be 18 by the general election to vote in the primary election. However, this right to vote was revoked – inadvertently, LWVCO thinks – by the Colorado electorate in 2020 with the passage of Amendment 76 (A76).
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Published On 10/2/2021
Don't Forget to Renew Your Membership!
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Published On 9/3/2021
This month's newsletter includes a call for volunteers for the 2021 election season, update on League efforts around redistricting, and a letter in memorial of Betty Bramhall.
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Published On 7/30/2021
Would you like to know how we spend our money to Make Democracy Work for All? This article will give you a brief rundown.
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Published On 7/30/2021
Would you like to help fulfill our mission of educating and empowering voters? We are looking to fill two positions--Voter Registration Drive Coordinator and Ballot Issue Coordinator
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Published On 6/2/2021
News and actions on gun safety
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Published On 5/31/2021
Article from membership team
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Published On 4/1/2021
Such a state of affairs would be music to my ears! It is possible, with the passage of the United States Senate Bill #1 (S #1), the “For the People” Act that passed the U.S. House of Representatives (HR #1) March 3rd, and was presented in the U.S. Senate on March 8th, 2021.
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Published On 4/1/2021
Welcome to New Members Jennifer Greene and Veniece Miller. Our current member count is 281.
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Published On 3/1/2021
90 Never Looked so Good
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Published On 2/28/2021
Musing on the occasion of the new climate action issue team
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Published On 2/27/2021
Membership updates
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Published On 2/27/2021
The nominating committee is looking for people to fill three positions
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Published On 2/27/2021
We note with sadness the recent passing of Marion Read, after a long bout with cancer
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Published On 1/31/2021
VOTER article - Feb 2021 Membership
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Published On 1/31/2021
Voting methods - City Council Elections - The Voter, Feb 2021
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Published On 1/31/2021
Shelby Bates and Lydia Linke form LWVBC's ne website team
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Published On 1/31/2021
Letter to the Editor by Co-President Elizabeth Crowe regarding the proposed For the People Act
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Published On 1/31/2021
Additional Bequest from Pat Johnson and interview at Carnegie Library
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Published On 1/31/2021
In memoriam - Judith Stueben
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Published On 1/31/2021
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold awarded NASS Medallion Awards to those who contributed to the success of the 2020 election including LWVCO
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Published On 1/31/2021
Presidents' Letter Feb 2021 - Reflection and Action!
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Voting Methods Team

Published On 10/3/2022
Why Boulder and Broomfield Should Care
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Published On 4/13/2022
At this summer’s convention, most Colorado Leaguers will be focused – appropriately enough – on gaining LWVUS concurrence with our new state position on Election Security. However, we wanted to let you know that our very own local LWVBC will also be co-sponsoring two caucuses on voting methods.
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Published On 1/4/2022
LWVBC helped write and then signed a letter asking Boulder City Council to consider electoral reforms, specifically proportional representation. A diverse group of political thinkers co-signed, including former council members Jan Burton and Steve Pomerance, who both wrote Daily Camera opinion columns about alternative voting methods to elect council members.
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Published On 12/10/2021
Mark Parsons and Neal McBurnett, two members of the league of women’s voters election integrity team say, rather than hanging chads or election fraud, people should spend more time looking at the math behind election results. Alexis Kenyon from KGNU spoke with them about their recent article in Boulder Beat, “A Better Way To Report Election Results.” Listen in at: https://news.kgnu.org/2021/12/the-way-most-places-report-election-results-is-pretty-misleading/
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Published On 12/6/2021
In the February 2021 VOTER newsletter, our LWVBC Voting Methods Team presented a better way to display multi-winner Boulder and Lafayette council elections, using the 2019 Boulder council election results. By clicking on the link below, you can view the improved reporting of results for three 2021 Boulder County elections – this time including the Longmont 2-winner at-large council member election.
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Published On 10/31/2021
Some voting methods we don't recommend
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Published On 7/30/2021
Was the city of New York’s Democratic primary for mayor a good test case for Boulder? In 2023, Boulderites will elect their mayor using instant-runoff voting (IRV), the most well-known form of Ranked Choice Voting (RCV).
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Published On 5/9/2021
A talking point getting a lot of buzz recently states that voters have to be strategic when they fill out an approval voting ballot. We’d like to disentangle this accusation.
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Published On 4/1/2021
The term ranked-choice voting (RCV) is so bandied about these days that it tends to take up all the oxygen in any discussion on better voting methods. However, RCV is actually an umbrella term referring to several, though not all, ranked-voting methods.
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