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Colorado’s new state House and Senate maps drew several Democrats into Republican districts and vice versa

Lawmakers now have to decide whether to move into a more favorable district or not run for reelection in a game of political musical chairs that could have implications for years to come

Politics and Government

Colorado school board contests, stoked by COVID, draw intense partisan fervor and big money

Coronavirus measures, teaching on race motivate national groups, wealthy individuals and both Republican and Democratic parties to get involved in local races across the state

Education

Democrats poised to maintain their Colorado Senate edge under new map adopted by redistricting commission

Colorado’s Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission started their meeting Tuesday at an impasse but reached a unanimous agreement on a proposal just hours before their self-imposed deadline

Politics and Government

Redistricting commission advances new Colorado House map to state Supreme Court for final approval

Commissioners must vote to approve a state Senate map by Tuesday. Both maps must be submitted to the Supreme Court by Oct. 22

Politics and Government

Remapping 2021 | New Colorado legislative maps must be approved this week

The commission must approve new state Senate and House maps by Tuesday

Politics and Government

Legal challenges pour in as Colorado Supreme Court is set to review new congressional map

Latino advocacy groups, Democratic organizations and counties filed objections to the map, which awaits review by the Supreme Court

Politics and Government

Latest Colorado legislative draft maps, which would likely leave Democrats in control, could become the final versions

The commission has set an Oct. 12 deadline to vote on final state House and Senate maps

Politics and Government

Remapping 2021 | One week to go before the big deadline for Colorado’s legislative redistricting commission

Politics and Government

Controversial Republican state Rep. Ron Hanks files to run for U.S. Senate in 2022

Hanks, who lives in Fremont County, has peddled baseless claims about the 2020 presidential election being fraudulent

Politics and Government

A new Colorado congressional map is before the Supreme Court. Now the legal battles begin.

Several groups plan to challenge the map, which could be sent back to the commission for revisions. Legislative maps are due at the court Oct. 15

Politics and Government

8 takeaways from Colorado’s new congressional map

The proposal still needs to be approved by the Colorado Supreme Court, but we took a look at how it would affect the state’s political makeup

Politics and Government

Here is the new congressional map headed to the Colorado Supreme Court for final approval

The proposal was approved by Colorado's Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission by an 11-1 vote just before midnight after seven rounds of voting

Politics and Government

Remapping 2021 | A final Colorado congressional map must be approved this week

The Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission must agree on a map by the end of Tuesday, or a staff-drawn map will get sent to the Supreme Court

Politics and Government

Control of the Colorado Senate would come down to a handful of competitive districts under latest draft maps

The new maps could ultimately determine which party controls the state legislature, which has been in Democrats’ hands for the past three years

Politics and Government

Remapping 2021 | A wake-up call for Colorado’s redistricting commissioners as deadlines loom

Politics and Government

Colorado Republicans who want to nix 2022 primaries say this group is “manipulating” GOP races

Unite America, which calls itself a voice for political moderation, got involved in GOP legislative primaries last year. Some Republicans want to block its influence in the future

Politics and Government

More big changes in latest Colorado congressional map, which avoids pitting House members against each other

A sweeping, L-shaped district would cover most of the Western Slope and southern Colorado, while ski areas would merge with Boulder and Larimer in the 2nd District

Politics and Government

Democrats poised to keep control of Colorado legislature under latest draft redistricting maps

The maps released Monday are the first plans drawn by nonpartisan redistricting staff based on a decade of demographic changes captured in 2020 census data

Politics and Government

Remapping 2021 | New draft Colorado legislative maps are coming and congressional commissioners struggle to find consensus

A look at the former Western Slope 4th District and a new congressional proposal is set to be released this week

Politics and Government

Colorado redistricting commissioners mull big changes to latest draft of congressional map

People on the Western Slope aren’t happy about being grouped with Boulder, and Fort Collins residents say they don’t belong with the Eastern Plains

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