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Evan Ochsner

The Colorado Sun | evan@coloradosun.com

Colorado’s elections are lauded, but conservatives and advocates for voting access see room for changes

The issues of voting deadlines and misinformation, as well as citizenship voting requirements, could become conversation at Capitol

Politics and Government

Gov. Jared Polis will select one of these three people to serve on the Colorado Supreme Court

The appointment will be the Democrat’s first to the high court and will replace the last Republican-appointed justice on the panel

Politics and Government

Colorado needs more people to help redraw political maps. And lack of diversity remains an issue.

Ahead of Tuesday’s deadline, the pool of applicants for the state’s two new independent redistricting commissions is smaller than anticipated

Politics and Government

More Coloradans than ever voted this year, and the state’s turnout ranks in the top 5 nationwide

Members of both major parties and unaffiliated voters all cast ballots at record-high rates, but Democratic counties led the way

Election 2020

Colorado narrowly favors keeping national popular vote law in early returns

Voters weighed in on whether to repeal a 2019 law that could eventually contribute to fundamental changes to U.S. presidential elections

Election 2020

What to know about voting and what to watch on Election Day in Colorado

The national picture could be hazy for days, but Colorado should have results on the presidential and Senate races without delay

Election 2020

Colorado election officials say they’re confident voters will be able to cast their votes safely

Voter intimidation and electioneering have not been serious issues in Colorado, and officials expect that to continue through election day

Election 2020

Colorado’s surging early-vote turnout is a strong sign for Democrats

Unaffiliated voters are now the largest bloc, but Democrats are still outperforming the GOP. “Republicans should be feeling pretty bad,” an analyst said.

Election 2020

Rejected ballots top 10,000 in Colorado. Election officials are working to get them counted.

Mail ballot rejections in the 2020 election remain below average, but are expected to rise and disproportionately affect younger voters, an analysis shows

Election 2020

One Colorado couple fled the East Troublesome fire with ballots. For others, voting options are abundant.

Voting isn’t the top priority for evacuees, but officials say they are doing all they can to ensure those affected by fires can still cast ballots

Election 2020

Iman Jodeh, a community activist and educator, is poised to become Colorado’s first Muslim lawmaker

The Colorado native and daughter of Palestinian immigrants could make history in an Aurora-area district that heavily favors Democrats in the 2020 election

Politics and Government

Denver’s unique sales tax to fight climate change could be a blueprint for future action nationwide

Ballot measure 2A is part of Denver’s efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in the city, but some are concerned about regressive nature of the tax

News

A look at the major differences between Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper in the U.S. Senate race

The nationally watched Senate contest displays two different visions for Colorado on climate, coronavirus, healthcare and the economy

Election 2020

Where Donald Trump and Joe Biden split on Colorado issues in presidential race

The presidential contest shows clear differences on major policies that will impact Colorado

Election 2020

Election officials bolster confidence in election, warn against misinformation at Colorado Sun forum

Officials also played down cybersecurity issues but said they were remaining vigilant

Election 2020

Colorado’s Proposition 113 is a linchpin in national popular vote campaign but major hurdles remain

The political landscape suggests the national popular vote compact is unlikely to come to fruition and legal challenges loom large

Politics and Government

Can you trust the blue book? Colorado officials say they prioritize nonpartisanship in analyzing ballot questions

Colorado sent ballot information guides known as the blue book to 2.5 million voters ahead of the 2020 election to help them decipher 11 statewide ballot questions.

Election 2020

Jena Griswold says deleted tweets on reporting election results weren’t misinformation

The Colorado secretary of state said she still has concerns over reporting on the results of the presidential election

Politics and Government

Proposition 113 explained: Colorado voters could push the U.S. closer to a national popular vote system

In November, Colorado voters will decide whether to affirm or repeal the legislature’s 2019 decision to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact

Colorado parolees are now allowed to vote. And advocates are rushing to register them.

A 2019 law gave those convicted of felonies who are out on parole the ability to vote. People convicted of misdemeanors or awaiting trial in Colorado have long been able to vote.

Politics and Government
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