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Lauren Boebert easily beats primary challenger Don Coram in Colorado’s 3rd District, setting her up for second term

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert on Tuesday took a major step toward securing a second term when she easily defeated her Republican primary challenger, state Sen. Don Coram, in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.  The Associated Press called the race for Boebert at 7:36 p.m. Boebert was leading Coram with 64% of the vote compared to his […]

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Joe O’Dea beats Ron Hanks in Colorado’s Republican U.S. Senate primary

First-time candidate Joe O’Dea on Tuesday secured the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Colorado despite millions of dollars in Democratic spending to aid his primary opponent, state Rep. Ron Hanks.  The Associated Press projected O’Dea’s win at about 7:30 p.m. O’Dea, who owns a Denver construction company, had 55% of the vote compared to […]

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It’s Election Day in Colorado! Here’s what you need to know to vote and where you can find results.

It’s primary Election Day in Colorado, and voters are going to be making decisions in a host of important races.  You have until 7 p.m. to vote in person or deposit your ballot in a drop box. (Here is a link showing where you can find in-person polling places and ballot drop boxes in your […]

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Joe O’Dea, supporters throw nearly $1M into U.S. Senate primary to counter Democratic spending for Ron Hanks

Denver construction company owner Joe O’Dea and a super PAC backing his campaign have injected nearly $1 million into the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in recent days as they try to counter millions of dollars in spending by Democrats to help his opponent, state Rep. Ron Hanks, in the primary.  O’Dea gave $500,000 of […]

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

Gerald Wood thought it was odd when after meeting with Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters he was told to hand over the county ID badge he had just been issued to be a contractor for her office. It was May 2021 and Wood, a private sector software engineer who goes by “Jerry,” had recently been […]

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Colorado secretary of state names primary election monitor in Pueblo County

Colorado’s secretary of state has appointed a supervisor to monitor Tuesday’s primary elections in a third county after some residents received ballots with the wrong state House district and others received ballots that didn’t include a county commissioner’s race. The state Republican Party had called for supervision of the Democratic clerk and recorder’s office in […]

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Out on parole in Colorado? You can vote!

By Alexandra Arriaga, Andrew Rodriguez Calderón, Celina Fang, Bo-won Keum, and Liset Cruz, The Marshall Project Illustrations by Zeke Peña, Special to The Marshall Project This explainer is also available for download as a PDF. Haz clic aquí para leer esta historia en español. Anthony Kent spent nearly five years in jail and prison in […]

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¿Está Usted En Libertad Condicional en Colorado? ¡Puede Votar!

By Alexandra Arriaga, Andrew Rodriguez Calderón, Celina Fang, Bo-won Keum, and Liset Cruz, The Marshall Project Illustrations by Zeke Peña, Special to The Marshall Project Descargue este documento en formato PDF. Read the story in English here. Anthony Kent pasó casi 5 años en prisión estatal. Él sabía que quería votar tan pronto fuera liberado, […]

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Still haven’t cast your ballot in Colorado’s primaries? We’re here to help.

If you’re one of the millions of Colorado voters who haven’t yet cast their ballots in this year’s primary election, then you’ve come to the right place.  You have until 7 p.m. on June 28 to vote, whether that’s by turning in the ballot that was mailed to you or voting in person. (It’s too […]

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Some Colorado sheriff candidates have an unlikely campaign promise: not enforcing the law

More than a dozen candidates campaigning to be top law enforcement officials in counties across Colorado are running on a unique platform: Not enforcing the law.  These candidates fit the profile of a loose movement sometimes referred to as “constitutional sheriffs” whose members promise to act as a bulwark against government overreach and laws passed […]