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Republican Pam Anderson, a former county clerk, launches bid to unseat Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold

Republican Pam Anderson, who served two terms as the top elections official in Jefferson County and led an organization representing county clerks across the state, is running to unseat Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, a Democrat. Anderson, who announced her candidacy Saturday morning during an appearance on a conservative talk radio show, said she […]

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Colorado wanted to make it easier for people with disabilities to vote. Then came coronavirus.

Curtis Chong has witnessed a lot of election cycles where voting officials with good intentions for expanding access to people living with disabilities end up replacing one kind of barrier with another.  Chong, a Coloradan who is blind and a professional and personal advocate for voters who have disabilities, was living in New Mexico in […]

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Donald Trump told supporters to watch the polls. First, you need to know the rules in Colorado.

In the first presidential debate, President Donald Trump urged his supporters to “go into the polls and watch very carefully” for potential fraud. Colorado allows election watchers at polling locations — a feature that officials say makes the state’s voting process transparent and secure — but not just anyone can watch the polls or the […]

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As Donald Trump pushes disinformation, Colorado election officials reassure public on voting

More than 1.6 million Coloradans turned out for the June primary two months ago. Fewer than 11,000 voted in person at polling places, where coronavirus precautions were in place. Instead, voters across the state took the ballots they received in the mail and returned them primarily to drop-off boxes. The voting methods in Colorado are […]

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Did you spill soup on your ballot? Leave it in a rental car? Here’s what to do.

Now that ballots for the Nov. 6 election have landed on kitchen counters across Colorado, voters have some last-minute questions. Based on what they asked just before the 2016 election, the prompts cover everything from “What if I spilled coffee on it?” to “My kids filled in the bubbles, now what?” Here are some answers […]