A lot of people want to run for office in Colorado next year. Here’s what it takes to actually get on the ballot.
Candidates may start gathering petition signatures in mid-January. If they go the caucus-and-assembly route, they must start gathering support ahead of March.
Jenna Ellis, President Trump’s lawyer, was fired from Weld County DA’s office for “mistakes,” records show
Documents obtained by The Colorado Sun through an open records request appear to contradict what Ellis told The Wall Street Journal about her termination
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
Paid family, sick leave initiative makes Colorado ballot
The initiative calls for employers and their workers to pay into a fund that would allow workers to be paid while taking time off for medical reasons for themselves or family
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.
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
Denver judge places second Democratic U.S. Senate candidate who failed to collect enough signatures on primary ballot
The ruling in the case of Lorena Garcia's candidacy comes after the same judge placed Michelle Ferrigno Warren on the June ballot
Jared Polis recall backers say they don’t have enough signatures to force election to oust Colorado’s governor
Friday was the end of a 60-day window in which supporters of the recall needed to collect 631,266 valid signatures
Recall petition against Senate President Leroy Garcia approved, campaign can start collecting signatures
Garcia is the latest -- and most high profile -- Democratic Colorado lawmaker to be targeted by a recall campaign following the 2019 legislative session
Campaign to end abortions at 22 weeks and after in Colorado pursues options
The first proposal would have made it a felony for doctors to perform abortions at that point unless a woman's life is at risk
With Denver’s vote on magic mushrooms, will Colorado anchor a psychedelic medicine revolution?
Psilocybin joins ketamine, MDMA on list of maligned substances studied for medicinal use
Should Colorado teens get a vote in school board elections? These legislators think so
If passed, the legislation would make Colorado the first state in the nation to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in school board elections