The League of Women Voters of Colorado (LWVCO) Makes Democracy Work. The League is Colorado's go-to organization for voter education, protection and mobilization. • LWVCO publishes voter education materials used and relied on by tens of thousands of Coloradans: o Your Voice, Your Vote/Su Voz, Su Voto ($1,500 LWVCO cost) o Ballot Issues pamphlets ($1,600 LWVCO cost) o Send a Message, a Colorado Directory of State and National Officials o VOTE411 online guide ($7,200 LWVCO cost) • LWVCO trains leaders across Colorado on how to conduct voter registration, reach underrepresented voters and provide candidate forums. • LWVCO initiated and helps coordinate League's registration of new voters at naturalization ceremonies on Colorado's Front Range. Within the first 6 months, League registered three hundred new citizens and provided registration information for others. • LWVCO educates! Making Democracy Work - a public conference in September, and LWVCO's February Legislative Conference for League members. ($4,500 - Making Democracy Work cost; $5,200 - Legislative Conference cost) • LWVCO advocates for voter protection, voter mobilization, redistricting reform and reform of money in politics. o LWVCO is a partner in a coalition to create an independent redistricting commission with representation from Democrats, Republicans and unaffiliated voters. o LWVCO promotes and circulates information, researched and created by LWV Boulder County, about money in politics in the U.S. • LWVCO's Legislative Action Committee uses League-researched positions, and the guidance of LWVCO's Legislative Liaison, to support or oppose bills in Colorado's legislative session. ($14,150 LWVCO's cost) • LWVCO compiles and sends a Legislative Letter during Colorado's legislative sessions. ($600 LWVCO's cost) The League of Women Voters is nonpartisan; it never supports or opposes candidates or political parties, but, after in-depth study, takes action on issues of importance to its members and the community.
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