SERVING PEOPLE OF CHAFFEE COUNTY, COLORADO

Buena Vista, Granite, Monarch, Poncha Springs, and Salida

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that

• Encourages informed and active participation in government,
• Works to increase understanding of major public policy issues,
• Influences public policy through education and advocacy, and
• Holds public meetings to present and discuss local issues.

With more than 95 years of experience and 850 local and state affiliates, the League is one of America’s most trusted community-based organizations.

Membership in the League is open to all men and women of voting age, members of all political parties and unaffiliated voters. The League does not support or oppose candidates or political parties.
Join us in making democracy work.


COMING EVENTS

  • May 20, 2019 1:30 pmLeadership Team Board Meeting
  • June 10, 2019 4:00 pmMonday Afternoon Club
  • July 4, 2019 9:30 amMarch in 4th of July Parade
  • August 26, 2019 5:00 pmKick-off Picnic- Date to be set.
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REGULAR MEETINGS

The league meets second Monday of each month toggling between BV & Salida.
Refer above for details and guest speakers for each meeting.
More about the League of Women Voters
Carpooling from BV is at the Family Dollar parking lot, leaving @ 10:45.

Your Chaffee County LWV is active in many ways … from Non-Partisan Forums to Informative Educational Opportunities.

LWVCO Speaks at Annual Meeting

Toni Larson and Beth Hendrix spoke to the League of Women Voters of Chaffee County, Colorado at their annual meeting on April 8th, 2019 The board of the League of Women Voters of Colorado is very pleased to announce that it has selected Beth Hendrix as Executive Director of the League to work with the organization to further develop and implement its strategic plan including installing an association management system and increasing financial resources. The…

Drinks & Dialogue

The National Popular Vote Plan: What is it? How does it Work?
Should the majority of voters pick the President? Has the electoral college become a problem? The National Popular Vote (NPV) plan guarantees election of the presidential candidate who receives the most popular votes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
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Chaffee County Housing

The League of Women Voters of Chaffee County will host a second meeting addressing housing concerns in Chaffee County on March 11 in BV’s Sangre De Cristo Community Room from 12:00 -1:00 p.m.

Becky Gray, Chaffee County Director of Housing, will update community members on housing progress and issues facing the county. The public is welcome to attend. Read more »

2019 LWVCC Geranium Sale

It’s that tine of year again – time for the League’s annual geranium sale!

Geraniums are available in red, pink and salmon and are $15 each. All orders must be submitted by Tuesday, April 30. Read more »

LWVCC presents Drinks & Dialogue on Money Matters: Education Funding Issues in Colorado and the Nation

The speakers are : Dr Robert Slavin: Director of the Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University and contributing education columnist  for the Huffington Post. Tracie Rainey: Executive Director of the Colorado School Finance Project David Blackburn: Salida School District Superintendent and Janice Martin filled in for Lisa Yates: Buena Vista School Superintendent 

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