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Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Polling shows support for a tax hike to pay for a Front Range passenger train. But the devil is in the details.

The effort — showing 61% support for a sales tax increase to pay for the route — is starting off strong and supporters can make their case to state lawmakers. However, that share will likely decline when an exact tax increase is finalized.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Why winning the Democratic primary in Colorado won’t be easy for Bernie Sanders this time around

The Vermont senator overwhelmingly won the state’s Democratic caucuses in 2016. But in 2020, Colorado’s delegates will be awarded in a primary election that will draw a broader range of voters.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

DA makes rare ask of Colorado Supreme Court to review overturned illegal voting conviction from small town

7th Judicial District Attorney Dan Hotsenpiller wants the state’s highest judges to review the overturned illegal voting conviction of Marie Rossmiller from the tiny town of Pitkin

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

John Hickenlooper hasn’t announced a U.S. Senate bid yet, but he’s already reshaping the 2020 race

The possibility of a campaign by Colorado’s former governor has kept other big-name Democrats from getting into the race and prompted those already running to play defense

Opinion: Problems with Colorado’s petition process are as common as elections themselves

The legislature must look at removing the profit motive from signature-gathering ahead of the 2020 elections

Opinion
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Judge awards Walker Stapleton money he paid signature-gathering firm after wrongdoing allegations threatened his campaign

Stapleton, the 2018 Republican gubernatorial nominee in Colorado, said he felt like Friday’s decision cleared his name after fraud allegations were made

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Lawsuit against signature-gathering firm illustrates problems with Colorado’s process to get on the ballot, lawyer says

Walker Stapleton’s legal action against signature-gathering firm Kennedy Enterprises goes to trial on Monday in Denver and comes as the 2020 primary elections in Colorado near and recall efforts gain steam

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado voters will be able to cast their presidential primary ballots on the same day as New Hampshire’s

The Iowa caucuses will still kick off the presidential primary election season, but Colorado -- because of mail-in ballots -- will share the status as one of the earliest battlegrounds for candidates