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If Coloradans approve Proposition 115, middle America’s “abortion desert” would be expanded

In 1967 — six years before the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision protected the right to an abortion in the U.S. — Colorado became the first state to pass a law widening access to legal abortion

Health

Denver’s unique sales tax to fight climate change could be a blueprint for future action nationwide

Ballot measure 2A is part of Denver’s efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in the city, but some are concerned about regressive nature of the tax

News

Proposition EE will raise taxes on tobacco products in Colorado — with one very big exception

The ballot question, if passed, would actually reduce the taxes on one special subset of items, called modified-risk tobacco products, which tobacco giant Altria sees as the future of its business

Politics and Government

Can you trust the blue book? Colorado officials say they prioritize nonpartisanship in analyzing ballot questions

Colorado sent ballot information guides known as the blue book to 2.5 million voters ahead of the 2020 election to help them decipher 11 statewide ballot questions.

Election 2020

Proposition 113 explained: Colorado voters could push the U.S. closer to a national popular vote system

In November, Colorado voters will decide whether to affirm or repeal the legislature’s 2019 decision to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact

Proposition EE explained: How much more cigarettes, nicotine products would cost in Colorado

The ballot initiative would require cigarettes to be sold for no less than $7 starting in January. By July 2027, nicotine products would be taxed at 62% of their market list price.

Politics and Government

17-year-olds would no longer be able to vote in Colorado primaries if ballot question passes

Amendment 76 will ask voters in November to specify that only U.S. citizens age 18 and older are eligible to participate in Colorado elections

Politics and Government

Colorado voters may face as many as 11 major questions on November ballot as initiative deadline arrives

Four questions are pending approval from the Colorado Secretary of State's Office, including a measure to create paid family and medical leave program and a state income tax cut

Politics and Government

Two lawsuits filed against Colorado governor’s decision to allow signature collection through email, mail

One of the groups suing is Due Date Too Late, which wants to ask voters in November to ban abortions in Colorado after 22 weeks. The other is Colorado Concern, whose members are business leaders in the state.

Politics and Government

Colorado governor suspends laws to allow signature gathering for ballot initiatives by email and mail

Jared Polis, a Democrat, says he doesn’t want Coloradans’ rights to put initiatives on the November ballot to fall victim to coronavirus

Politics and Government

Proposition DD too close to call: Future of Colorado sports betting, water project funding hangs in balance

By 10 p.m., with perhaps tens of thousands of ballots left to count, the margin between yes and no on Proposition DD was less than 0.1 of a percentage point. For a few minutes, the result was even tied 50% to 50%.

Politics and Government