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Election 2020

Election 2020
Election 2020

Elbert County clerk turns over his voting system copies after judge’s order

This is one of a handful of cases across the United States in which authorities are investigating whether local officials directed or aided in suspected security breaches at their own election offices.

Politics and Government

Colorado Democrats, election officials are trying to prevent insider threats to election security

Senate Bill 153 was inspired by the events surrounding Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, a Republican who has cast baseless doubt on the 2020 presidential election results

Politics and Government

Lawsuit invokes KKK Act as it seeks to stop group’s door-to-door hunt for voter fraud in Colorado

The suit alleges that the group's activities include photographing voters' homes and “door-to-door voter intimidation” in areas where a high number of minorities live

Crime and Courts

Colorado secretary of state sues to compel Elbert County clerk to hand over copies of election hard drive

The copies got in the hands of two unauthorized attorneys after they were made

Politics and Government

State probe of Douglas County clerk finds no threat to election system

“My office is satisfied that there is no current threat to the county’s election system,” Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold said

Politics and Government

Colorado’s top election official orders Elbert County clerk to disclose information about alleged election system hard drive copy

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold said that Republican Elbert County Clerk Dallas Schroeder’s actions represent “a potential breach of security protocols”

Politics and Government

“Harassment, vitriol and violent threats”: Colorado’s top elections official is asking for security

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold has requested about $200,000 annually from the legislature for guards and threat monitoring

Politics and Government

Prayer, conspiracies and fundraising: Supporters of Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters hold another rally following FBI search

Tina Peters and Sherronna Bishop -- among others -- are under criminal investigation by federal, state and local authorities

Politics and Government

Colorado voters typically reject tax hikes. There’s an exception when it comes to funding parks and trails.

Open space advocates hope the recent support for protection of outdoor spaces is not a pandemic blip but a border-to-border commitment to conservation.

Outdoors

Federal judge tells Colorado lawyers to pay defendants’ attorneys fees in unsuccessful election fraud case

U.S. Magistrate Judge N. Reid Neureiter ruled in August that attorneys Gary D. Fielder and Ernest J. Walker should pay penalties

Politics and Government

Dominion Voting’s Eric Coomer files defamation lawsuit against Randy Corporon, Salem Media

The former Dominion Voting Systems executive accuses Corporon and radio station 710 KNUS of defamation related to false claims of fraud in the 2020 election

Politics and Government

Silverman: Trump’s Big Lie is flowing through Colorado

America’s survival depends on GOP elected officials with the decency to condemn efforts by party leaders to corrupt election results

Opinion Columns

Republican Pam Anderson, a former county clerk, launches bid to unseat Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold

Anderson, who accused the Democratic incumbent for being hyperpartisan, said she wants to be a secretary of state who both Democrats and Republicans can trust

Politics and Government

Trump allies converge on Denver as key defendant defies judge in Eric Coomer’s defamation lawsuit

Lawyers for Dominion Voting System’s Eric Coomer called Joe Oltmann’s claims that Coomer said he would rig the election “a calculated falsehood”

Politics and Government

Rudy Giuliani shed light on Trump campaign chaos as part of a Denver-based defamation lawsuit

Giuliani said that when he started working on litigation related to Donald Trump’s unfounded voting fraud claims, campaign staff actively worked to undercut him

Politics and Government

Clerk Tina Peters tells Mesa County commissioners she’s still working

The clerk has not been seen in Colorado since Secretary of State Jena Griswold opened an investigation into the security breach of voting equipment

Politics and Government

Colorado abortion providers are preparing for an influx of patients from Texas

Restrictions on abortion access nationwide could thrust more pressure on states like Colorado that have long been considered safe havens for abortion access.

News

Colorado Republicans want to win over unaffiliated voters in 2022. Can they do it if their base is still focused on 2020?

As Colorado Republicans look to 2022 with hopes of bouncing back from two election cycles of defeat, their game plan is being tested by their base’s adherence to unfounded claims that the 2020 presidential election was stolen

Politics and Government

Conservative dark-money group battles to keep its donors secret in showdown with Colorado’s secretary of state

The nonprofit Unite for Colorado plans to appeal its $40,000 fine while facing a second complaint for spending on ballot measures

Politics and Government

Colorado’s top election official squarely blames Mesa County clerk for voting equipment passwords breach

As the investigation into Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters’ office ramped up on Tuesday, the Republican official appeared at a “cyber security” conference hosted by the “MyPillow Guy” where he espoused baseless claims about fraud in the 2020 presidential election

Politics and Government
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