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Mesa County deputy clerk charged with felony after allegedly entering office while suspended

Belinda Knisley allegedly tried to use County Clerk Tina Peters’ credentials to print documents while barred from the office, which is already mired in another controversy

Politics and Government

Just four Colorado cities use ranked-choice voting. Democratic lawmakers want to make it easier for others to adopt.

New legislation would require the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office to develop and adapt software for the alternative voting method, which would cut costs for cities that want to opt-in

Politics and Government

Mesa County clerk posts voter-fraud claims but cites no evidence

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters tweeted in response to a Republican U.S. senator who denounced his colleagues for their plan to challenge the Electoral College certification Wednesday.

Politics and Government

What’s Working: Small business funding available, back to business in 2021, Colorado unemployment updates and more

Plus: New unemployment system launches Jan. 10, new rules for employers, and how to start your own business

Business

Colorado reports nearly 29,000 rejected ballots in the 2020 election, with younger voters the bulk of total

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold certified the 2020 election and said the state would look at ways to lower rejection rate

Politics and Government

Top spenders on Colorado ballot measures all claimed victory in 2020 election, new reports show

Two nonprofits that don't disclose donors emerged as the top individual contributors at the state level this year, highlighting a loophole in state transparency law

Politics and Government

Colorado is expected to certify its election results soon — and without controversy

A recount in a district attorney race is the outstanding step before the book closes on the 2020 election and the Electoral College meets Dec. 14

Politics and Government

Fact check: Removal of Dominion Voting Systems document from Colorado website was temporary

Dominion Voting Systems, which is based in Denver, has faced a slew of false fraud claims in recent weeks, many of which the AP has debunked.

Politics and Government

To verify the 2020 vote count, Colorado takes one final step: an audit. Here’s how it works.

The risk-limiting audits performed by Colorado make it a leader in election integrity nationwide, experts say

Politics and Government

Colorado vote tracker: Here’s a look at turnout in the 2020 election

A statewide analysis and breakdown of the top 11 counties shows Democrats hold the vote edge in Colorado

Election 2020

In 2016, more than 24,000 ballots in Colorado didn’t count. Here are 6 graphics that explain why.

Rejected ballots disproportionately hit young voters and those not affiliated with a major political party, a Colorado Sun analysis shows

Politics and Government

Colorado opens statewide in-person voting with rules designed to prevent coronavirus outbreaks

Counties across the state have set up voting procedures to address health guidelines and voter fears about COVID-19, using money from the federal CARES Act to buy everything from gloves to disposable pens.

Election 2020

Why are so many people riled up by Jena Griswold?

The young secretary of state who has taken on President Trump is criticized for self-promotion and politicizing the office. But her fans call it sexism.

Politics and Government

Did you make a mistake on your Colorado ballot? Or put it in the wrong drop box? Here’s what you can do.

Yes, sometimes mistakes happen with ballots. But Colorado election officials say there are ways to ensure that your vote gets counted

Election 2020

Election officials bolster confidence in election, warn against misinformation at Colorado Sun forum

Officials also played down cybersecurity issues but said they were remaining vigilant

Election 2020

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

Advocates say family and friends of prospective voters living in the more than 900 elder care centers and other care institutions in Colorado must remain extra vigilant that COVID-19-related health restrictions do not bar their loved ones from casting a ballot.

Election 2020

Colorado election officials must verify a voter’s signature to count a ballot. Here’s how it works.

For the 2020 election, Colorado voters statewide can correct ballots rejected for signature discrepancies through through their mobile phones

Election 2020

Colorado 2020 election: Do you have questions about voting and mail ballots in Colorado? We answered them.

Colorado makes it easy to register to vote and get a mail ballot ahead of the 2020 election. But be aware of important deadlines.

Election 2020

Elecciones 2020 en Colorado: Respuestas a tus preguntas sobre cómo votar en Colorado

En Colorado es fácil que te registres para votar y recibas una boleta electoral antes de las elecciones de 2020. Pero debes tomar en cuenta fechas límites importantes.

Election 2020

Ethics complaints. Big spending. A criminal allegation. This may be the nastiest campaign in Colorado.

Suzanne Staiert’s role in the ethics charges against former Gov. John Hickenlooper puts her legislative campaign in the Democratic crosshairs

Politics and Government
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