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The Arc of Larimer County supports 5 Ballot Issues

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The Arc of Larimer County is taking a stance of support on 5 Ballot issues voters in Larimer County will see this fall.

“We feel it’s important to let voters know that each of these issues specifically affect people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Larimer County,” said Marilee Boylan, Executive Director of The Arc of Larimer County.  “These 5 issues, all of which are local, benefit individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the coming years by providing key supports in school and through crisis mental health treatment.”

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October 3, 2016

The Arc of Larimer County is taking a stance of support on 5 Ballot Issues voters in Larimer County will see this fall:

Ballot Issue 1A – Mental Health Detox/Substance Abuse Facility and Services
Ballot Issue 3B – Poudre School District Mill Levy
Ballot Issue 3C – Poudre School District Bond
Ballot Issue 3D – Thompson School District Mill Levy
Ballot Issue 3E – Thompson School District Bond
 
“We feel it’s important to let voters know that each of these issues specifically affect people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Larimer County,” said Marilee Boylan, Executive Director of The Arc of Larimer County.  “These 5 issues, all of which are local, benefit individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the coming years by providing key supports in school and through crisis mental health treatment.” 

This year, voters will see longer than normal ballots.  While The Arc of Larimer County acknowledges that each ballot issue voters will see this fall is important, these are the only issues as of October 3rd our organization has taken a stance on.  The Arc of Larimer County would like to encourage citizens to vote all the way down the ballot, giving each item and candidate careful consideration.  Voters can find more information about what will be on their ballots here: http://www.vote411.org/

In Colorado, you can vote by mail or in person.  Colorado will mail ballots to registered voters the week of October 17th.  Voters who are mailing in their ballots will need to use more than one stamp.  More information about voting in Larimer County can be found here: http://www.larimer.org/clerk/elections/

Citizens who wish to register to vote or update their voter registration can visit The Colorado Secretary of State’s Website here: http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/vote/VoterHome.html

If you have any questions, please contact Cari Brown, Systems Advocacy Specialist and Communication Coordinator, at cbrown@arclc.org

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The Arc of Larimer County is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that protects the civil rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  They provided individual and system advocacy services that seek to remove barriers that keep individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families from being fully included in their community.

As a 501(c)(3), The Arc of Larimer County does not endorse any political party or candidate.

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