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Coloradans Voted in Record Numbers in the 2020 Election
5280 Magazine
Published on: 11/17/2020
More than 3.2 million ballots have been collected so far, for a turnout rate of about 85 percent. Once every vote is tallied, Colorado could end up with the highest turnout in the country.

LWV Denver

Briefing Schedule 2021
Andrea C Mitchell
Published on: 12/4/2020
Planning for 2021 briefings
Measure 2B Addendum to 2021 Action Plan Open for Public Comment
Derek Woodbury Denver Department of Housing Stability
Published on: 12/2/2020
Supplemental plan provides basis for Homelessness Resolution Fund investments in 2021

DENVER – Monday, November 30, 2020 – Following the passage of ballot measure 2B earlier this month, Denver’s Department of Housing Stability (HOST) is releasing the draft addendum to its 2021 Action Plan, which provides a framework for the expenditure of the funds created by the measure in the first year.
Joan Friend
Published on: 8/28/2020
Welcome new members -- how can you become involved in LWVD?
Voter Service Fall 2020 Update
Published on: 8/28/2020
What is the League of Women Voters Denver doing to support voter education and voter registration?

LWV Colorado

Andrea Wilkins, Legislative Liaison, LWVCO
Published on: 12/4/2020
A special session of the 72nd General Assembly convened on Monday, November 30 and adjourned on Wednesday, December 2. The General Assembly came together just over a month prior to the start of the 2021 session to address urgent needs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and corresponding economic crisis. Money to support the relief package was possible as a result of the state having more tax revenue than was initially expected.
Karen Sheek LWVCO
Published on: 12/1/2020
Election 2020 saw an unprecedented voter turn-out, a staggering record never seen before in the history of the United States. As of November 5th, The Colorado Sun reported that 3,295,192 Coloradans had cast their ballots, accounting for 78.7% of total registered voters statewide. Colorado was second only to Minnesota in state voter turn-out recording a whopping 82% of their registered voters casting ballots. “This is an historic election,” said Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold. “Even during a pandemic, more Coloradans voted in this election than in any previous election in our state’s history. Colorado’s elections set the gold standard for the nation. It is clear that when people have access, they will vote.”
Your Voice Matters -- Redistricting Commissions
Published on: 10/30/2020
Apply for a position on one of the Colorado Redistricting Commissions
Published on: 12/1/2020
The LWVCO Board of Directors met virtually on November 11th, 2020 and began the meeting sharing things they are thankful for. After receiving recent board feedback, this meeting was the first to take place on a weekday evening. Most meeting time was dedicated to reviewing strategic priorities and announcements. The 2019/2020 Annual Report, directors’ reports, and Nov. 11th meeting minutes were all reviewed and approved in the consent agenda.


LWV CEO Virginia Kase interview with Elle Magazine
Andrea C Mitchell
Published on: 12/2/2020
Our CEO Virginia Kase broke down the process in an interview with Elle Magazine, shedding some historical context on the creation of the electoral college and why LWV believes that that the Electoral College should be abolished.
2021 Legislative Priorities Guidance from LWVUS
Published on: 11/30/2020
The LWVUS Advocacy and Litigation Department has prepared the Legislative Priorities Guidance document for State and Local Leagues. The 2021 Legislative Priorities Guidance provides valuable information on the League’s anticipated priorities for 2021 state and local legislative sessions across the country. Using input we received from League leaders during our August policy webinar on legislative priorities, and additional information from previous legislative surveys, LWVUS has created this document to help you frame your work for next year.
League Urges U.S. Senate to Extend Census Deadlines
Published on: 11/9/2020
The League joined coalition partners in urging the U.S. Senate to extend statutory reporting deadlines for apportionment and redistricting data, to give the U.S. Census Bureau sufficient time to thoroughly implement complex data processing activities and complete the most accurate 2020 Census possible.