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Promoting Democracy in Southwest Colorado

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* Tuesday, June 28, 2016, La Plata County Primary Election
If you are not yet affiliated with a party, you can do so by June 20 and still receive a mail ballot. After June 21, you can affiliate with a party at any of the county's voter service and polling centers, and vote in person. Those are located at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave., and our offices in Bodo Park and Bayfield. Any affiliated voter can cast his ballot in person at one of these centers June 20-28.
For those returning mail ballots, we have several secure drop-sites throughout the county, where you can return your primary ballot any time before 7 p.m. June 28: at our offices in Durango and Bayfield, at Ignacio Town Hall, 540 Goddard, and at the La Plata County Administration Building, 1101 E. Second Ave., in Durango.
*Please visit La Plata County Clerk for details about the voter service and polling centers' hours and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.

*Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 6-8PM, Universal Unitarian Fellowship of Durango: State Senator Irene Aguilar, MD is visiting Durango on Weds. 6/29. Sen. Aguilar is a key architect of Amendment 69, a plan for universal healthcare for all Coloradans certified on the Fall ballot.

Sen. Aguilar is speaking at a forum open to the public on Weds. 6/29 6-8PM at the Unitarian Church at 419 San Juan Dr. Amendment 69, or ColoradoCare, would replace for-profit insurance with a not-for-profit statewide co-op governed by an elected Board of Directors. It proposes to cover every resident of Colorado with Platinum level insurance, save billions for consumers and employers, and dramatically simplify our healthcare financing system for care providers and the public. *Information available at coloradocare.