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Election 2016

Election 2016
Election 2016

How the Cardboard Cory protest in Colorado helped Democrats defeat Gardner in the U.S. Senate race

A group of activists and ProgressNow Colorado shaped the political conversation and created one of the most iconic advocacy campaigns in recent memory

Politics and Government

Colorado continues to shift blue: The 2020 election, explained in graphics

A Colorado Sun analysis of the 2020 election results shows how the shifting votes in the Denver suburbs are redefining the state’s political map

Politics and Government

This election is so anxiety-inducing that Coloradans are booking therapy sessions

It turns out there’s a diagnosis: Election Stress Disorder. Therapists are urging people to book hair cuts, color or bake to get through it. And, for heaven’s sake, stay off Twitter.

Election 2020

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

Donald Trump’s Colorado troubles are evident in his poll numbers, new analysis shows

The president's approval rating among voters sat near 45% at the start of his term and has only gone down as the 2020 election approaches.

Politics and Government

How Colorado Republicans transformed from “Never Trump” to Donald Trump loyalists in four years

The GOP convention this week completes Colorado’s evolution after making history in 2016 with its opposition to Donald Trump’s nomination

Politics and Government

Supreme Court worries about collateral damage — Frodo Baggins for president? — in Colorado’s Electoral College case

At issue: Should presidential electors in Colorado and throughout the country be bound to follow the will of their state’s voters when casting their Electoral College ballots?

Politics and Government

Colorado’s presidential primary spiked turnout 15-fold, but didn’t meet the full promise of Prop. 107

The supporters of the 2016 ballot measure to create a primary and allow unaffiliated voters see progress, but not fulfillment of their goals

Politics and Government

How Bernie Sanders became the favorite in Colorado: A look inside the campaign

The Vermont senator’s strong support didn’t fade after his 2016 victory in Colorado. In fact, he has energized new volunteers.

Politics and Government

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Colorado’s presidential electors case. Here’s why the state thinks it will win.

The key question in a case that could affect the entire Electoral College: Do presidential electors have to follow the popular vote?

News

Meet the million-dollar man behind Proposition CC on Colorado’s 2019 ballot

Dan Ritchie is making his greatest political investment ever and emerging as a leader in the effort to overhaul TABOR

Politics and Government

Michael Bennet has a warning for Democrats. But it’s not clear how many are listening.

The U.S. senator from Colorado’s presidential campaign is reaching a pivotal moment with Wednesday's second Democratic debate

Politics and Government

Colorado confirms suspected Russian hacker “jiggled the lock” on state voter database — but couldn’t get in

In 2017, Colorado was identified as a possible target, but new details emerged after release of Senate Intelligence Committee report

Politics and Government

The top Democratic and Republican pollsters in Colorado agree: 2020 is not looking good for the GOP

The turnout models in two recent 2020 polls favor voting populations kind to Democrats and ones that don’t support President Donald Trump

Politics and Government

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.

Politics and Government