League of Women Voters of La Plata County

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Public Service AnnouncementLaurie Meininger, League of Women Voterslwvlaplata@gmail.com970.402.1557 WHAT: Free Movie Screening of the documentary film, UNDIVIDE US followed by discussion WHEN: June 25, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm WHERE: Durango Public Library (with...
durango farmes market


Hey everyone, look for us at the Durango Famer’s Market this summer! We’ll be there with voter information, tablets you can use to update your voter registration, ballot information and a calendar of community events. We also have very cool t-shirts and free shopping...

What do voters want candidates to focus on this election?

Photos: Jerry McBride/Durango HeraldSurvey respondents express frustration with polarization and attack politics Thousands of Coloradans responding to a survey by their local newsrooms say candidates competing for their votes this year need to be focused primarily on...

How Does This Heineken Beer Commercial Reduce Toxic Polarization?

The problem of toxic polarization in America has led many academic researchers to study how we might reduce political animosity. Surprisingly, one of the most efficient depolarization tools we know of is a 2017 Heineken beer commercial. Yes, you read that right. We’ll...

Lawmakers address health care, tribal protections during end-of-session review in Durango

Rep. Barbara McLachlan and Sen. Cleave Simpson drop by library for Q&A with residents Colorado lawmakers Barbara McLachlan and Cleave Simpson addressed school funding, health care and annexations during a legislative wrap-up held Saturday in Durango More...


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Empowering Voters.
Defending Democracy.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization working to protect and expand voting rights and ensure everyone is represented in our democracy. We empower voters and defend democracy through advocacy, education, and litigation, at the local, state, and national levels.