Right-wing incumbents in Woodland Park School District retained control while union-supported candidates were set to prevail in Aurora, Adams 12 and Cherry Creek
In Thornton, Mayor Jan Kulmann was headed toward a second term. In Lakewood, City Councilwoman Wendi Strom was leading in the mayoral contest.
Proposition II, which was approved by a wide margin Tuesday, lets the state keep and spend all the revenue collected through Colorado’s increased tobacco and nicotine taxes
The ballot measure’s failure was a setback for Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, who insisted the complex proposal to cut property tax rates while increasing state funding for K-12 was the best way to alleviate housing costs next year.
Colorado is a same-day voter registration state, so you can even register to vote until polls close at 7 p.m. tonight
The call comes after Jena Griswold faced criticism last year when her office spent more than $1 million to run a TV ad featuring her and former Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams, a Republican, in the months leading up to the 2022 election
Here are the key things you need to know to understand the 10-year tax and spending overhaul on Colorado’s 2023 ballot
A late infusion of cash to Property Tax Relief Now made the spending possible, but the groups opposing the ballot measure have still raised and spent more money
Conservative dark money is dominating the spending by political groups in Colorado’s third-largest city
In Denver Public Schools politics, pro-charter organizations like Denver Families Action are on one side and the Denver Classroom Teachers Association union is on the other