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The recount results are in: Tina Peters remains a loser in Colorado secretary of state’s race

The results of a statewide recount of the more than 623,000 votes cast in the contest last month showed Peters still losing by about 90,000 votes to former Jefferson County Clerk Pam Anderson

Election 2022

Failed Republican candidates see fundraising spikes fueled by recounts, cash in other Colorado races tightens

Four Democratic statewide candidates hold campaign cash advantages over their opponents. In the battle for control of the state Senate, the GOP has closed the gap.

Election 2022

Littwin: If you like long shots, you might like Tina Peters’ $250,000 bet on herself to win

The recount in a race Tina Peters lost by 88,000 votes is nearly finished. For my money, I’m betting they won’t find a single crooked voting machine.

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Strong local reporters become more critical in a post-truth political world

Recent misleading statements and omissions highlighted by Colorado reporters underscore the importance journalists play in our democracy

Opinion Columns

Man who allegedly made threatening phone call to Colorado’s secretary of state is charged

Kirk Wertz, 52, was arrested Wednesday in suburban Denver over the June 30 phone call to the office of Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold

Politics and Government

Nebraska man pleads guilty to threatening Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold

Travis Ford, 42, of Lincoln, posted the threats in August 2021

Politics and Government

Where the three Republican candidates vying to be Colorado’s secretary of state stand on the issues

Pam Anderson, Mike O’Donnell and Tina Peters have dramatically different positions

Election 2022

Nicolais: Colorado voters have until today to unaffiliate and participate in the primary of their choosing

Voters can register even on Election Day. But if you want to switch parties or leave a party, June 6 is the deadline.

Opinion Columns

Prosecutors debunk Mesa County clerk Tina Peters’ 2020 election-fraud claims

The Mesa County District Attorney's Office presented its findings after investigating claims by Peters, who is under indictment for providing unauthorized access to county voting equipment.

Politics and Government

Judge bars Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters from overseeing 2022 elections

Peters, who is seeking the Republican nomination for secretary of state, was also barred from overseeing the 2021 elections in Mesa County

Politics and Government

Colorado lawmakers want to put clear guardrails around how dark money can be spent on ballot measures

Democratic Secretary of State Jena Griswold opposes the bipartisan bill, but won’t say why

Politics and Government

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

Jared Polis injects another $5.2 million into his campaign as Republicans lag Democrats in all statewide contests

Democratic incumbents for attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer continue to outraise rivals

Politics and Government

What’s Working: Unpacking Colorado’s “muddled” economy 

New business filings remain at higher than usual levels but dissolutions rising too. Plus: Business bills, top cities to start a business and more!

Economy

Colorado Republicans’ hopes of winning in 2022 clash this week with 2020 election deniers

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell and attorney John Eastman, both of whom have cast baseless doubt on the outcome of the 2020 election, are in the spotlight ahead of the GOP state assembly on Saturday

Politics and Government

The Tina Peters saga explained: Everything that’s happened with Mesa County’s clerk

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters was elected in 2018. Here’s an explanation of everything that’s happened since.

Politics and Government

Colorado election workers could soon get new protections against threats, doxxing

House Bill 1273 would make it a crime to threaten an election worker in an attempt to prevent them from doing their job or in response to them performing official duties

Politics and Government

Nicolais: Tina Peters kicked off her campaign to kill democracy

Despite a multitude of legal challenges, the Mesa County Clerk and Recorder could become Secretary of State — and destabilize Colorado’s democracy

Opinion Columns

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

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, fresh off arrest, announces bid to become Colorado’s top election official

The Republican announced her candidacy on a show by Steve Bannon, the embattled adviser to former President Donald Trump

Politics and Government
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