Census Bureau: 70% of voters cast early or mail-in ballots during the 2020 election
Only 40% of voters cast mail-in and early ballots in the 2016 election.
Republicans propose big changes to Colorado’s elections, including scaling back mail and in-person voting
The bills aren’t likely to get very far in the Democratic-controlled legislature, but they come amid a push by Republicans across the country to change election processes after a 2020 contest filled with falsehoods
Denver-based Dominion Voting System sues Rudy Giuliani over election claims
The lawsuit seeks more than $1.3 billion in damages
8-hour, Republican-led hearing on Colorado’s election integrity ends without evidence of widespread fraud
President Donald Trump’s senior legal adviser, Jenna Ellis, urged the state legislature to investigate, but offered no substantive reason why
Colorado, two other states pass amendments clarifying that “only citizens” can vote
A Florida-based organization called Citizen Voters, Inc., funded a majority of the state campaigns for these amendments — including $1.4 million towards Colorado's efforts
More than 2.7 million Coloradans have already voted. Here’s how all those ballots are processed.
At least two-thirds of registered voters have cast their ballots so far. Same-day registration leaves the door open for even more people to participate.
Landlord who threatened to change rent based on election outcome engaged in voter intimidation, Colorado AG says
Bernie Pagel, co-owner of a mobile park in Fort Morgan, distributed a notice to tenants saying their rent could double if Democrat Joe Biden wins the presidential election
Denver will stream a live 24-hour video of ballot processing
Starting Monday, citizens can watch live 24-hour camera footage from the room where Denver ballots are received and counted at Denvervotes.org
Republicans’ U.S. Supreme Court push may box in Cory Gardner
Cory Gardner's reelection hinges on convincing the state's crucial slice of independent voters he's a nonpartisan problem-solver who will look out for the state
Nicolais: To avoid election chaos, states must move up mail ballot processing
The example set by Colorado, which begins mail ballot processing upon receipt, should be followed across the country
Republicans are trailing Democrats across Colorado. They hope to gain ground with their ground game.
Democrats have rerouted their volunteers and resources toward expanding phone banks and digital ad spending to reach voters in other ways. The GOP thinks that won’t be enough.
USPS to destroy remaining flyers with incorrect mail-in voting information, consult with Colorado elections officials in future
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold sued the USPS last weekend after it delivered thousands of flyers to Coloradans about mail-in voting that incorrectly said voters must request a ballot to receive one in the mail
Health care, the environment, coronavirus: How the pandemic has become a top election-year issue in Colorado
In the marquee U.S. Senate race, Cory Gardner is facing pressure from John Hickenlooper and other Democrats to do more to respond to the pandemic. But the Republican is also touting his response to COVID-19 in television and Facebook ads
All Coloradans will be able to track their mail-in ballot this November
While 12 counties in the state had used this system in past elections, the Secretary of State expanded the BallotTrax program to the remaining 51 counties
Federal court orders Postal Service to stop sending Coloradans flyer containing incorrect mail-in voting information
The order came after Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, a Democrat, earlier in the day filed a lawsuit to halt the flyers from being delivered
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
Cory Gardner firmly rejects Trump’s suggestion that election should be delayed
Gardner has also split with Trump on the president's views on mail-in voting
Colorado doesn’t appear to be a presidential swing state in 2020. That could spell big trouble for Cory Gardner.
Republicans say Donald Trump needs to keep the race fairly close in Colorado in order to give Gardner a chance at reelection. But with the president’s polling slipping across the country they are worried the state won’t get enough attention.