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.
GD2019 *On Tuesday, March 26th, at 11:45 a.m. at the Durango Public Library, our fifth discussion will be "State of the State Department and Diplomacy." Facilitator Curt Johnson will present background materials and a film by the Foreign Policy Association, and lead participants in a discussion of the issues.
Join the discussion. We encourage you to attend and bring a brown bag lunch.

Durango City Council Election

*The City of Durango's Regular Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, and will be conducted by mail.

  • One of the two purposes of this election is to elect two City Council members to four-year terms. The candidates are Marcos Wisner, Jaime McMillan, Barbara Noseworthy, and Kim Baxter.

  • The other purpose of this election is to decide this question:

QUESTION 1-A: AUTHORIZATION TO INCREASE CITY TAXES FOR 10 YEARS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING STREET IMPROVEMENTS.

Durango City Council Election

*If you were unable to attend the LWVLPC-sponsored City Council Forum on Monday, March 11, you can read/watch the proceedings in the following ways:

  • Durango's budget and spending come under scrutiny at candidates forum City Council hopefuls offer ideas to solve budget woes By Jonathan Romeo County & environment reporter, Durango Herald, March 13, 2019.

  • On-line via Durango Government Television at DGOV Click on Special Programs in the left-hand box.

  • Via Charter Spectrum Channels 191 and 981, channel 10.1 for over the air antenna users.

Legislative Lowdown *Saturday, April 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon
Durango Public Library
1900 East 3rd Avenue - Durango
Legislative Lowdown
Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of La Plata County