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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.

Opinion Columns

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

Opinion Columns

Fact-check: Colorado makes voting far easier than in Georgia. Here’s how.

After MLB moved its All-Star Game from Georgia to Denver’s Coors Field, many have taken to social media to compare and contrast the two systems — but they’ve missed some key details

Politics and Government

Colorado’s independent congressional redistricting commission ousts chair over his social media posts

The drama over Danny Moore is the latest challenge for the newly-appointed commission, which faces months-long delays in receiving U.S. Census data that is threatening to derail the redistricting process ahead of the 2022 election

Politics and Government

Colorado’s county commissions are powerful. A new effort aims to ensure their districts are drawn fairly.

There are few rules for how Colorado counties redraw district lines, and Democratic state lawmakers say new legislation would put guardrails on a process that could be vulnerable to political influence.

Politics and Government

Rep. Chris Kennedy: Let’s extend redistricting reform to Colorado’s county commissioners

Three Colorado counties elect some or all of their commissioners by individual districts, and there’s nothing in the law requiring them to draw fair maps.

Opinion Columns

Just four Colorado cities use ranked-choice voting. Democratic lawmakers want to make it easier for others to adopt.

New legislation would require the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office to develop and adapt software for the alternative voting method, which would cut costs for cities that want to opt-in

Politics and Government

Jena Griswold: Colorado’s election model proves ballot access and security are compatible

Practically as soon as polls closed on Nov. 3, malicious actors began setting the stage to roll back Americans’ right to vote under the auspices of “election security.”

Opinion Columns

Opinion: It’s time for Colorado to embrace ranked-choice voting

Let’s improve our country by defusing polarization and by demanding better candidates and better representation.

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Unaffiliated voters need strong voices on Colorado’s redistricting commissions

After passage of Amendments Y and Z in 2018, the judicial review panel choosing members must avoid unaffiliated applicants with clear partisan preferences

Opinion Columns

Ken Buck says he will not challenge Michael Bennet in 2022 Senate race

The Windsor Republican announced his decision in a tweet

Politics and Government

Opinion: In our dealings with other nations, can we still hold up our own transitions of power as a model?

Can we still trust our leaders to maintain and promote the commitment to peaceful transitions?

Opinion Columns

8-hour, Republican-led hearing on Colorado’s election integrity ends without evidence of widespread fraud

President Donald Trump’s senior legal adviser, Jenna Ellis, urged the state legislature to investigate, but offered no substantive reason why

Politics and Government

Jim Morrissey: Preserving the integrity of elections

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What to know about voting and what to watch on Election Day in Colorado

The national picture could be hazy for days, but Colorado should have results on the presidential and Senate races without delay

Election 2020

Jim Morrissey: The weight of the 2020 election

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