Election 2019

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado voters narrowly approve sports betting, turning on new spigot for water project funding

The Associated Press projected on Wednesday afternoon that Proposition DD would pass. Voters in the Denver area pushed the ballot question into the “yes” column

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado communities do what state lawmakers wouldn’t: Raise taxes on cigarettes, vaping products

The initiatives, mostly in mountain communities, follow a new state law that allows them to license and tax cigarette sales without penalty

An end to Denver’s school reform era? Teachers union-backed school board candidates win big

Tay Anderson, Brad Laurvick and Scott Baldermann all appeared poised to win

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The next fiscal fight in Colorado starts now: A bid to repeal TABOR and one to raise taxes on top earners

The defeat of Proposition CC on the 2019 ballot is not deterring a movement by liberal groups for a graduated income tax system

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Proposition DD too close to call: Future of Colorado sports betting, water project funding hangs in balance

By 10 p.m., with perhaps tens of thousands of ballots left to count, the margin between yes and no on Proposition DD was less than 0.1 of a percentage point. For a few minutes, the result was even tied 50% to 50%.

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Here’s a roundup of the most important 2019 local election results in Colorado

From Mike Coffman’s apparent political comeback to an anti-fracking sweep of the City Council in Broomfield and the rejection of big tax measures in the Denver area, these are the results you need to know from Tuesday night

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

TABOR stands strong in Colorado as Proposition CC fails and voters refuse to allow more state spending

The loss is a blow to Democrats who put the measure on the 2019 ballot and gave conservatives hope after a bruising 2018 election

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Colorado may legalize sports betting with Prop. DD. But a different gambling expansion didn’t make it.

The Joint Budget Committee blocked a request from Gov. Jared Polis’ administration to add 200 Colorado lottery machines at Walmart stores