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2020 election

2020 election
2020 election

“Harassment, vitriol and violent threats”: Colorado’s top elections official is asking for security

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold has requested about $200,000 annually from the legislature for guards and threat monitoring

Politics and Government

Prayer, conspiracies and fundraising: Supporters of Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters hold another rally following FBI search

Tina Peters and Sherronna Bishop -- among others -- are under criminal investigation by federal, state and local authorities

Politics and Government

Federal judge tells Colorado lawyers to pay defendants’ attorneys fees in unsuccessful election fraud case

U.S. Magistrate Judge N. Reid Neureiter ruled in August that attorneys Gary D. Fielder and Ernest J. Walker should pay penalties

Politics and Government

The NRA illegally funded the campaigns of Donald Trump, Cory Gardner and other GOP candidates, lawsuit claims

The Campaign Legal Center filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Washington on behalf of Giffords, a gun control nonprofit founded by former Democratic U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords

Politics and Government

Republican Pam Anderson, a former county clerk, launches bid to unseat Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold

Anderson, who accused the Democratic incumbent for being hyperpartisan, said she wants to be a secretary of state who both Democrats and Republicans can trust

Politics and Government

Littwin: If only the strange case of Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters actually was strange

According to every poll, what Peters has been saying about the Big Lie is right in line with what a sizable majority of Republicans apparently believes

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Death threats to election officials threaten democracy itself

A recent investigative report details hundreds of violent threats made to election officials in the wake of the 2020 election

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Conservative dark-money group battles to keep its donors secret in showdown with Colorado’s secretary of state

The nonprofit Unite for Colorado plans to appeal its $40,000 fine while facing a second complaint for spending on ballot measures

Politics and Government

Littwin: Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters gives first interview since skipping town to the MyPillow guy. Who else?

Peters admits making copies of the voting system’s hard drive in order, she said, to “preserve” the evidence. Mesa commissioners, meanwhile, are set to extend the county’s contract with Dominion.

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Nicolais: Mesa County clerk Tina Peters should be recalled for potentially criminal behavior

As the Mesa County district attorney reviews how passwords for election equipment were leaked from Tina Peters’ office, residents should remove the threat she poses to democracy

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Colorado’s top election official squarely blames Mesa County clerk for voting equipment passwords breach

As the investigation into Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters’ office ramped up on Tuesday, the Republican official appeared at a “cyber security” conference hosted by the “MyPillow Guy” where he espoused baseless claims about fraud in the 2020 presidential election

Politics and Government

Colorado Republicans aren’t winning many elections these days, so they’re turning to ballot questions instead

Colorado conservatives have seen some success in recent years by bringing and opposing ballot measures, mostly around cutting taxes

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Nicolais: Colorado court lambasts attorneys engaged in malicious election lies

A U.S. magistrate judge ordered two Colorado lawyers to pay for attorney fees engaged in defending against their frivolous lawsuit to overturn the 2020 election

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Federal judge says Colorado lawyers’ lawsuit challenging 2020 election results was “the height of recklessness”

The judge ordered Gary D. Fielder and Ernest J. Walker to pay the attorneys fees of the people and companies they sued

Politics and Government

Here’s how much money Colorado’s new nicotine, increased cigarette taxes generated in their first 5 months

Proposition EE, which was passed by voters in November and made the taxation changes, went into effect in January, raising the taxes on a pack of cigarettes to $1.94 from 84 cents

Politics and Government

Colorado’s county clerks recommend election-system changes to quash conspiracy theories

Calls for audits of the state’s signature verification and voter registration systems come amid demands for 2020 election audits in several counties

Politics and Government

Lauren Boebert is known for her far-right Republican views. But Republicans alone didn’t send her to Congress.

Unaffiliated voters on Colorado’s Front Range often vote for Democrats. But in rural parts of the state, like the 3rd Congressional District, where they make up the largest voting bloc, that’s not the case.

Politics and Government

Sen. Winter, Rep. Gray: It’s time for Congress to catch up to Colorado on paid family leave

We desperately need transformational change that will dismantle the economic barriers that have burdened working Americans for decades.

Opinion Columns

Silverman: Rudy Giuliani and his Colorado connection are putting on an incriminating show

Giuliani’s choice for Colorado counsel is former Secretary of State Scott Gessler

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Nicolais: Liz Cheney’s last full measure of devotion is at the altar of our democracy

Wyoming’s sole U.S. Representative is engaged in a battle over more than just the future of the Republican Party

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