SERVING PEOPLE OF CHAFFEE COUNTY, COLORADO

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

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  • – 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.
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COMING EVENTS

CAUCUS 2018 Information Here

  • February 22, 2018 4:30 pmGreat Decisions Discussions
  • March 7, 2018 6:00 pmLeague to Host Buena Vista Town Government Candidates
  • March 8, 2018 4:30 pmGreat Decisions Discussions
  • March 12, 2018 11:30 amLWVCC Meeting
  • March 14, 2018 5:30 pmVoter Suppression: Voting Rights in the 21st Century
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Candi-dating RETURNS!

League to Host Buena Vista Town Government Candidates Wednesday, March 7, 2018 – 6:00 to 8:30 at the McGinis Middle School Gym, South Railroad St., Buena Vista, CO 81211 It’s a Political Party! Candidate speed-dating – each candidate has the opportunity to make 2-minute opening remarks followed by table rotation to small groups of voters. Come visit with the 11 trustee candidates and 2 mayoral candidates in small group settings. For more information go to lwvChafeeCounty.org…

What Happened to the Facts?

Fake news fatigue? Democracy damaged? CITIZENS OF CHAFFEE COUNTY COLORADO TALK ABOUT IT! The Chaffee County League of Women Voters hosted a public Drinks & Dialogue event  on February 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the Bounty Restaurant in Salida. What Happened to the Facts? Three eminent journalists will discuss the impact of “fake news “ on democracy and the role of the press in keeping citizens informed in an era of highly partisan politics and siloed information. Panel members include: Tom Linthicum,  journalism…

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR COUNTY?

On Feb. 12, at the United Methodist Church, 228 E 4th, Salida, CO Chaffee County Commissioners Dave Potts, Keith Baker and Greg Felt answered questions from members and the public. Chaffee County, Colorado Commissioners Potts, Baker and Felts gave updates and took questions about the state of the county.

GREAT DECISIONS

2018 SCHEDULE Sponsored by The League of Women Voters Chaffee County and the Buena Vista Library Meet: 2nd and 4th Thursdays 4:30-6:00 At the Buena Vista Library 131 Linderman Ave, Buena Vista, CO 81211 (map)   DATE LOCATION TOPIC THURSDAY JAN 25 BV LIBRARY The waning of Pax Americana?   THURSDAY FEB 8 BV LIBRARY Russia’s foreign policy   THURSDAY FEB 22 BV LIBRARY China and America: the new geopolitical equation   THURSDAY MAR 8 BV…

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.

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