Promoting Democracy in Southwest Colorado
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It provides a meaningful dialog on both local and global issues of increasing importance in our daily lives.
The League influences public policy through education and advocacy. League membership is not for women only - we welcome everyone.
LOCAL LEAGUE NEWS - 2015
*4/8/15 Durango Herald: White and Marbury return
City Council incumbents (Dick White and Sweetie Marbury) handily win re-election. White attracted 1,974 votes, or 27.5 percent of the vote, and Marbury won 1,938 and 27 percent of the vote.
UPCOMING EVENTS - 2015
** April 14, 2015, Next Great Decisions 2015 topic, Durango Public Library, Program Room 2, 11:30AM - 1:30PM:
Human Trafficking in the 21st Century. Facilitator: Curt Johnson, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
**May 16-17, 2015, LWVCO Convention 2015,
Millennium Harvest House, Boulder
Click Convention 2015 to read more.
**6/17/15 LWVCO: The League of Women Voters of Colorado
invites you to attend the second annual
Colorado Leader of Democracy event recognizing Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. / Program at 6:15 p.m.
Wine and Hors-d'oeuvres buffet
2775 South Brook Drive, Denver, Colorado 80222
The Residences at University Hills, Community Room.
What's New Learn More
Check out what has been added since Apr 10, 2015
Calendar Learn More
Upcoming meetings and events in La Plata County
LWV Newsletters Learn More
- LWV Newsletters for calendar year 2015
About Us - LWVLPC Learn More
LWVLPC mission, structure, statements, policies and current activities
Voter Services-Elections Learn More
- Information concerning La Plata County voter information and services in 2015
Great Decisions - Global Outreach Learn More
- Discussions to engage citizens in learning about the world, sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association and the Durango Public Library. Please plan to join us in January 2015.
Action and Advocacy Learn More
- LWV takes actions and advocates their positions on key issues based upon grass roots consensus at local, state and national levels.
Contact Us Learn More
- How to reach us by telephone/email/Facebook/Twitter
Useful Links Learn More
- Contacts for our local, state and national elected officials
Join the La Plata League Learn More
- *It is never too late to become a member of the League of Women Voters of La Plata County (LWVLPC)
Click Renewal Form - PDF version or click Renewal Form - WORD version
Annual dues are $55 for regular members and $35 for each additional household member or student member. If you can add an additional amount as a donation to LWVLPC, that would help significantly to continue our work. Only a very small amount local dues remains with the local league, as you can see from the information on the application. Please note that donations to the general fund are not tax-deductible; donations to the Education fund are deductible on your taxes. Either is greatly appreciated and we promise will be used wisely. Instructions are on the form and the web site.
*If you would like to view an informative brochure for the League of Women Voters of La Plata County, please click LWVLPC Member Brochure
- We need your support, so please:
1. complete one renewal form per household
2. mail the form & renewal check, payable to LWVLPC, to our treasurer,
Nadine Ancel, 358 West Los Ranchitos Dr., Durango, 81301
If you would like to donate to the League of Women Voters of La Plata County, please click LWVLPC Donation Form All donations are very much appreciated!
- To make your 501 C(3) tax-free donations to LWVLPC even easier, we have added a Paypal on-line capability for your convenience. Just tap the DONATE BUTTON below and complete a fully secure transaction using a major credit card or your Paypal account number.