Making Democracy Work


Be part of the change you wish to see in the world.

Volunteer with League

League of Women Voters is a great way to "get your feet wet." Join in a Voter Registration Drive or a Get Out the Vote effort, lobby on legislation or attend a government meeting or an educational election forum. Email to learn about more League opportunities.

Attend a Citizens' College. Several options are offered by El Paso County. Citizens' College

Contact Your Elected Officials

A first step in taking political action can be as simple as contacting your elected officials. Visit our "Contact Your Elected Officials page for more information.

Serve on Government Boards and Committees

Follow Legislation

Follow legislation at the city, county and state level to know who is making laws that will affect you.

Colorado Springs City Council

Colorado Legislation

Run for Office

Colorado's Secretary of State website has helpful information about running for office here.

Colorado Springs is a home rule city and runs it's own elections. Visit the City Clerk's website for more information on how to run for Colorado Springs City Council or Mayor.

Create Legislation

Learn more about creating initiatives on the Secretary of State's website.