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Nicolais: Death threats to election officials threaten democracy itself

A recent investigative report details hundreds of violent threats made to election officials in the wake of the 2020 election

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Experts warn of dangers from breaches of voter system software like the one in Mesa County

In Colorado, federal, state and local authorities are investigating whether Mesa County elections staff might have provided unauthorized individuals access to their systems

Politics and Government

Mesa County commissioners to embattled clerk in hiding: “Come home”

Politics and Government

Remapping 2021 | Redistricting commissions prepare to draw another set of congressional, legislative maps

Plus: The 1st Congressional District has pretty much always been about Denver, and the state Republican and Democratic parties both say they’re not paying anyone to influence the redistricting process

Politics and Government

Nicolais: A little advice for redistricting commissions weighing competitiveness

Ten years ago the commission I served on made a simplistic mistake – one that current commissioners should learn from

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Nicolais: Mesa County clerk Tina Peters should be recalled for potentially criminal behavior

As the Mesa County district attorney reviews how passwords for election equipment were leaked from Tina Peters’ office, residents should remove the threat she poses to democracy

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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

Littwin: Mesa County voting machine scandal seems right in line with the far more dangerous DOJ scandal

How did the passwords from Mesa County voting machines end up on a far-right-wing blog? And how does Clerk Tina Peters, a Trump truther, explain the leak? Just ask the MyPillow guy.

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Some Colorado Republicans want to forgo their party’s 2022 primaries. Others think that’s “insane.”

Under the proposal, to be voted on by the Colorado Republican Party’s central committee in September, GOP general election candidates would be picked through the caucus and assembly process

Politics and Government

Federal judge says Colorado lawyers’ lawsuit challenging 2020 election results was “the height of recklessness”

The judge ordered Gary D. Fielder and Ernest J. Walker to pay the attorneys fees of the people and companies they sued

Politics and Government

Silverman: End the filibuster on voting-rights legislation to stop election-rigging schemes

It's time to learn from our history and pass meaningful federal civil rights legislation

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Nicolais: The Colorado GOP may opt out of open primaries – and into a death spiral

If the party's move sets off enough dominoes, it could help put an end to the corrosive party primary system

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Littwin: Biden’s passionate speech on the GOP assault on democracy got everything right — except the solution

If Biden, the great Senate institutionalist, doesn’t call out those Dems who oppose filibuster reform, then the speech defending voting rights is just so many words and Biden becomes part of the problem

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Nicolais: Colorado keeps hitting home runs as Georgia continues to strike out

After Atlanta lost the MLB All-Star Game in the wake of Georgia enacting restrictive voting rights laws, it is obvious Colorado keeps hitting its election laws out of the park

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Littwin: We’re still waiting for climate change to hit Colorado’s ice-cold 2022 governor and Senate races

The midterms traditionally favor the party out of power — yes, that would be the Republicans — but the GOP is having problems finding candidates who could take on Jared Polis and Michael Bennet.

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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

What’d I Miss?: Another discrepancy in the ballot brouhaha

Opinion

Another potential delay to Colorado’s redistricting process? Counting prisoners.

Colorado and eight other states are changing how they count prisoners for redistricting, so counties with prison-inflated populations don’t get more political representation than they should.

Politics and Government

U.S. Senate panel approves Biden nominees to Postal Service board, including former Denver elections chief

Amber McReynolds, former head of the Denver Elections Division, is one of Biden's three nominees to the governing board.

Politics and Government

Carman: Georgia’s attack on elections should matter to everyone, even to Coloradans

We can't let 2020's hard-earned gains be reversed by an unapologetic white supremacist movement hellbent on sabotaging democracy

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