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Election 2020

Election 2020
Election 2020

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

Colorado is investigating how Mesa County’s election system passwords ended up on the internet

The breach included specific passwords from Mesa County's voting equipment, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold said in a statement

Politics and Government

Remapping Colorado: Census data comes a few days early and the week ahead in redistricting

This is the first edition of a free, pop-up newsletter keeping you up-to-date on the 2021 redistricting process

Newsletters

Here’s how much money Colorado’s new nicotine, increased cigarette taxes generated in their first 5 months

Proposition EE, which was passed by voters in November and made the taxation changes, went into effect in January, raising the taxes on a pack of cigarettes to $1.94 from 84 cents

Politics and Government

Colorado’s county clerks recommend election-system changes to quash conspiracy theories

Calls for audits of the state’s signature verification and voter registration systems come amid demands for 2020 election audits in several counties

Politics and Government

Census Bureau: 70% of voters cast early or mail-in ballots during the 2020 election

Only 40% of voters cast mail-in and early ballots in the 2016 election.

News

Gun control groups are investing millions in Colorado as gun rights spending has dramatically waned

More than $10 million in spending made a difference in upsetting three congressional incumbents over the past decade. State-level allocations also moved the needle.

Politics and Government

Denver-based Dominion Voting sues Fox News for $1.6B over 2020 election claims

Dominion said in the lawsuit that it tried repeatedly to set the record straight but was ignored by Fox News

Politics and Government

4 of the 5 candidates running to lead the Colorado GOP are still casting doubt on the 2020 election results

Unfounded allegations of fraud in last year's presidential election have become a main focus in the battle to replace outgoing Colorado GOP Chair Ken Buck

Politics and Government

How Colorado’s congressional delegation helped their friends – and themselves – with leadership PACs in 2020

Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper raised and spent the bulk of the millions

Politics and Government

Opinion: A historian goes in search of a reputed pro-Trump plotter

This new development seems to be the white-collar version of the mob insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Opinion Columns

Denver-based Dominion Voting System sues Rudy Giuliani over election claims

The lawsuit seeks more than $1.3 billion in damages

Politics and Government
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