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Group files 11th-hour lawsuit seeking to block one of three questions on Colorado’s statewide ballot this year

The plaintiffs claim that Amendment 78, which would require more legislative oversight over how money from legal settlements and the federal government is spent, should not have been approved for the 2021 election

Politics and Government

Colorado secretary of state files lawsuit to prevent Mesa County clerk from being involved in upcoming election

Jena Griswold's filing asks the Mesa County District Court to make former Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams, a Republican, the county's designated election official, and county Treasurer Sheila Reiner the elections director

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

Littwin: Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters gives first interview since skipping town to the MyPillow guy. Who else?

Peters admits making copies of the voting system’s hard drive in order, she said, to “preserve” the evidence. Mesa commissioners, meanwhile, are set to extend the county’s contract with Dominion.

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Supporters converge in Mesa County to back up clerk Tina Peters, who is in hiding after voting system breach

GOP state Rep. Ron Hanks calls Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold’s investigation of Peters a “false-flag operation”

Politics and Government

Mesa County treasurer appointed to oversee upcoming election as FBI joins investigation into clerk’s office

Mesa County Treasurer Sheila Reiner will oversee the county's upcoming elections with the help of a three-person commission

Politics and Government

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 orders Mesa County to scrap voting equipment after passwords leak

Jena Griswold wrote in an order that her office "finds it cannot establish a verifiable chain of custody for any of the voting systems components in Mesa County"

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

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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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

What’s Working: Officials expect Colorado to have a full GDP recovery this year

Record number of new business filings, job growth and other factors fueling optimism, though admittedly, recovery is already uneven. Plus: Jobs with perks, remote work and more.

Economy

Lauren Boebert’s campaign leads the pack as Colorado congressional candidates raised $4.8M last quarter

Boebert, a Garfield County Republican, gathered nearly $1 million in April, May and June. Gov. Jared Polis gave his reelection campaign $250,000.

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

Colorado limits who can access voting equipment as citizens, conservative group press for 2020 election audits

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold adopted an emergency rule limiting access to voting equipment to officials who have passed a background check

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

Nearly $1.5 million pours into Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District for Lauren Boebert, Kerry Donovan

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Colorado Democrat whose race is crucial to his party’s majority in the Senate, hauled in $1.2 million

Politics and Government

In record year for Colorado campaign finance complaints, Republicans cry foul over enforcement

A nonprofit fined $22,000 says it doesn’t have the money to pay the penalty or appeal the decision

Politics and Government

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.”

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