Making Democracy Work

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.

Please renew or consider joining the League of Women Voters of La Plata County. Click 2013-2014 Membership Form to download a copy of our membership form.

  • April 16, 7-8:30, Durango Public Library, The Future of Local Agriculture in a Changing Climate
    A panel representing the spectrum of types of agriculture in La Plata County will discuss agriculture issues for farmers and ranchers in La Plata County over the next twenty years, in the face of a drying warming climate here in Southwest Colorado.
    This program is being arranged by the agriculture update committee (Nadine Ancel, Barbara Cristol, Marsha Porter-Norton, Elaine Slade and Marilyn Brown), which is reviewing our current LWV national agriculture position focusing on its adequacy in the area of genetically modified organisms and food labeling.
    Click flyer for details.

  • Click here to read the April - May 2014 LWVLPC Voter & Calendar of Events
    Highlights include:

    -Progress of our LWV La Plata Climate Change Initiatives Committee

    -The future of Local Agriculture in a Changing Environment - April 16 7:30PM

    -LWVLPC sponsored events for April/May

LWVLPC Membership

*IT IS NEVER TOO LATE to consider a membership in the League of Women Voters of La Plata County (LWVLPC). Click 2012-2013 membership renewal form and print a copy of the 2012-2013 form. Annual dues for individuals are $55 and $35 for students and additional household members. Kindly complete one form per household and mail it with your check to our treasurer, Nadine Ancel, 358 West Los Ranchitos Dr., Durango, CO 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.

*If you would like to view an informative brochure for the League of Women Voters of La Plata County, please click LWVLPC Member Brochure

If you have any questions or comments, please contact our membership chair, Suzanne Becker at