Election 2019

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

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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

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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

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On eve of Colorado school board elections, youth coalition renews push to lower voting age

This latest attempt comes amid a wave of youth activism on everything from climate change to immigration and amid national conversations about lowering the voting age for presidential and other elections

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Coloradans for Prosperity is sending people voter “report cards.” Here’s who the group is and what they want.

The Democratic-leaning issue committee is supporting Proposition CC, which seeks to eliminate state spending caps under TABOR. Turnout among Democrats for the 2019 election has been low.