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Election 2020

Election 2020
Election 2020

Election-denying Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters turns herself in to police

Latest arrest warrant issued this week after Tina Peters violated the terms of her release as she awaits trial for breaking into her county’s election system.

Politics and Government

Judge quashes arrest warrant for indicted Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters after her prohibited travel to Nevada

Mesa County District Court Judge Matthew David Barrett ruled that Peters must inform the court and receive permission to travel out of state in the future

Politics and Government

Meet the Colorado man whose identity was allegedly stolen by Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters

Gerald Wood is speaking publicly for the first time about his connection to Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters and the criminal indictment brought against her

Politics and Government

Colorado voters typically reject tax hikes. There’s an exception when it comes to funding parks and trails.

Open space advocates hope the recent support for protection of outdoor spaces is not a pandemic blip but a border-to-border commitment to conservation.

Outdoors

Trump allies converge on Denver as key defendant defies judge in Eric Coomer’s defamation lawsuit

Lawyers for Dominion Voting System’s Eric Coomer called Joe Oltmann’s claims that Coomer said he would rig the election “a calculated falsehood”

Politics and Government

Here’s where a preliminary map places Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District

Nonpartisan staffers unveiled an early map proposal Wednesday to the Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission. It’s based on 2019 population data.

Politics and Government

Denver-based Dominion Voting sues Fox News for $1.6B over 2020 election claims

Dominion said in the lawsuit that it tried repeatedly to set the record straight but was ignored by Fox News

Politics and Government

Colorado’s senators vote to impeach Donald Trump, but the former president is still acquitted

John Hickenlooper and Michael Bennet voted with 55 other senators to convict Trump

Politics and Government

How Colorado’s congressional delegation helped their friends – and themselves – with leadership PACs in 2020

Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper raised and spent the bulk of the millions

Politics and Government

How Democratic control in Washington will influence Democratic control in Colorado — and vice versa

Democrats in the Colorado legislature have spent the past two years responding to President Donald Trump and congressional inaction. With their party in charge of Congress and the White House, it changes their priorities on the state level.

Politics and Government

Colorado sending at least 200 National Guard troops to Washington for Joe Biden’s inauguration

Gov. Jared Polis said he is deploying the Colorado National Guard troops at the request of the Washington, D.C., National Guard

Politics and Government

Colorado’s House delegation splits along party lines as Donald Trump is impeached for a second time

The four Democratic members of Colorado’s U.S. House delegation — Diana DeGette, Joe Neguse, Ed Perlmutter and Jason Crow — voted to impeach Trump

Politics and Government

Colorado’s Joe Neguse, Diana DeGette named impeachment managers as House races to oust Donald Trump

Three Republican lawmakers, including third-ranking House GOP leader Liz Cheney of Wyoming, announced they would vote to impeach Trump on Wednesday

Politics and Government

Incoming Colorado representative was one of more than a dozen state lawmakers in the U.S. Capitol riot crowd

Fremont County Republican Ron Hanks, who will be sworn in on Wednesday, said President Trump told supporters to "fight like hell" before they marched from the Ellipse to the U.S. Capitol.

Politics and Government

“You literally just did history”: Colorado’s teacher of the year wants students to understand the power of bearing witness

Gerald Muñoz’s AP World History class doesn’t call for discussing coups until Unit 9. They skipped ahead after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday in an effort to stop the certification of the presidential election.

Education

Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems sues Trump lawyer Sidney Powell for at least $1.3 billion

Powell has for weeks claimed without evidence that the Denver-based election technology vendor was part of a scheme to steal the election from President Donald Trump.

Politics and Government

Sen. John Hickenlooper: “Trump and the thugs who attempted a violent coup can’t override the will of the people”

"We are the guardians of this fragile democracy and its endurance rests on our shoulders."

Opinion Columns

Joe Biden’s win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms U.S. Capitol

President Trump, who had repeatedly refused to concede the election, said in a statement immediately after the vote that there will be a smooth transition of power on Inauguration Day.

Politics and Government

“We were getting ready to make a stand”: Colorado congressmen recount harrowing moments as rioters approached

Four members of Colorado’s congressional delegation were barricaded in the U.S. House chambers during Wednesday’s deadly riot at the nation’s capital

Politics and Government

Two wins in Georgia build on victory in Colorado and hand Democrats control of U.S. Senate

John Hickenlooper’s win against Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner in November paved the way for Democrats to take chamber’s majority

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