THE DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT IN Colorado
MAKE AN IMPACT FOR DEMOCRACY
Democracy starts with each of us—and together, we can make a major impact when we speak up for what’s right. We know the ultimate power in a democracy is the people. We are powerful, fearless, ordinary Americans working together to build a democracy that works for us all.
Take action! Join in the democracy work of the organizations below:
- ACLU of Colorado
- Colorado Civic Engagement Roundtable
- Colorado Public Interest Research Group
- Common Cause Colorado
- Just Vote! Colorado Elections Protection
- League of Women Voters of Colorado
- NAACP Colorado
- New Era Colorado Foundation
- United for a New Economy Colorado
- Western Colorado Alliance
LEARN MORE ABOUT NEW VOTING AND ELECTION BILLS IN COLORADO
An online database created by the Brennan Center has all the most recent information on restrictive and expansive voting bills that are being proposed or have passed in your state. Make sure to stay up-to-date!
VISIT A ‘ONE-STOP-SHOP’ FOR ELECTION INFO: VOTE411.ORG FOR COLORADO
VOTE411 is a “one-stop-shop” for election information created by League of Women Voters. Get your Personalized Voting Information to find your polling place, see what’s on your ballot, check your voter registration, learn ID requirements, and much more!
VOLUNTEER AT THE POLLS IN COLORADO
An online portal developed by the Fair Elections Center to share state by state information on poll worker requirements and applications for each state.
LEARN WHERE THE POLITICAL MONEY COMES FROM IN COLORADO
A searchable database by Open Secrets with profiles showing you who’s making the big political contributions in your state, as well as where the money’s coming from.
LEARN HOW DEMOCRACY REFORMS BECOME LAW IN COLORADO
Twenty-six states, including Colorado & DC allow citizen-led ballot initiatives and have a process for citizens to get measures on the ballot to be voted on to become law. This means that a group of citizens may place a measure on the ballot through gathering signatures, and, in some states, getting legislative approval once the set number of signatures is reached. LEARN MORE!
Colorado DEMOCRACY REFORM AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL IS POSSIBLE TOO!
Learn more about the Freedom to Vote Act.
COLORADO: TAKE THE END GERRYMANDERING PLEDGE!
In our democracy, voters get to choose who holds office to represent them. But gerrymandering flips that on its head — letting politicians manipulate their legislative districts so they can pick and choose their own voters. You can join thousands of your fellow Americans in speaking out for what’s right — by adding your name to the End Gerrymandering Pledge today!
JOIN THE #COUNTCOLORADO TEAM!
An under-count of Coloradans in the 2020 Census would negatively impact Colorado over the next decade. If we do not receive an accurate count from Colorado communities with high immigrant populations, the result could be diminished representation. Join the #CountColorado team to stay up to date on 2020 census news and actions in our state!
Voting rights bill blocked after Dems fail to change Senate rules
Voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights groups argue is vital for protecting democracy failed in the Senate Wednesday night.