Colorado Secretary of State's Office

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Gov. Jared Polis recall effort mired by infighting and legal questions about donors, review finds

The Official Recall Colorado Governor Jared Polis committee doesn't have the support to start its recall petition campaign July 8, but a rival group plans to move forward

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Illegal voting conviction in small Colorado town that prompted call for federal investigation is overturned

Marie Rossmiller was convicted last year of voting in the wrong precinct of tiny Pitkin. In May, a judge ruled that the case had been improperly handled by a lower court.

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The TABOR battle is reaching new levels. Critics are testing 18 ways to rewrite Colorado tax policy.

The challenge to unraveling TABOR, Amendment 23 and the Gallagher Amendment starts with finding the right ballot wording ahead of 2020 election

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Lobbying is big money in Colorado. But the spending is difficult to track.

So far in the 2019 legislative session, about 500 lobbyists are registered to influence state lawmakers and officials. That’s five for every legislator.

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Dark money and disclosure gaps are priorities for new state election chief, Democrats

Incoming Secretary of State Jena Griswold, a Democrat, says “reform is what the people of Colorado want"

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Colorado political committees owe $2.3 million in fines. But the state collects little.

The limited enforcement measures hamper collections, and the Secretary of State’s Office often waives or reduces other penalties for late report filings

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Colorado’s final election 2018 results are even worse for Republicans

Democrat Jared Polis won the governor's race over Republican Walker Stapleton by about 10 points

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While Colorado voted, cyber experts were watching for the worst threats to state’s election systems

The State Department, Colorado National Guard and other cybersecurity officials hope there’s nothing to see here