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Colorado election workers could soon get new protections against threats, doxxing

Threatening a Colorado election worker in an attempt to keep them from doing their job or in response to them performing their official duties would be a crime under a bill introduced by Democrats in the state legislature.  House Bill 1273 would also prohibit people from publicly posting the personal information — such as their […]

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Colorado election 2021 guide: What you need to know about the ballot initiatives and how to cast your vote

Colorado voters will decide Nov. 2 whether to approve a slate of statewide and local ballot initiatives, as well as pick the members of their local school boards.  Here’s what you need to know to participate: When do I need to mail my ballot back? County clerks can begin mailing out ballots Oct. 8, and […]

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Census Bureau: 70% of voters cast early or mail-in ballots during the 2020 election

By Nicholas Riccardi, The Associated Press More than two-thirds of all U.S. citizens of the voting age population participated in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report, and 69% of those cast ballots by mail or early in-person voting — methods that Republicans in some states are curtailing. That’s an […]

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Republicans propose big changes to Colorado’s elections, including scaling back mail and in-person voting

A group of Republican state lawmakers has introduced a slate of bills to reshape Colorado’s gold-standard election processes, including a proposal that would require voters to request a mail ballot instead of automatically receiving one and require vote counting to finish on Election Day.  It’s unlikely that any of the proposals will get traction in […]

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Denver-based Dominion Voting System sues Rudy Giuliani over election claims

By Colleen Long, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit on Monday against Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who led the former president’s efforts to spread baseless claims about the 2020 election. The lawsuit seeks more than $1.3 billion in damages for the voting machine company, a target for conservatives […]