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Election-denying Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters turns herself in to police

ASPEN — Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters surrendered to law enforcement on Thursday after a warrant was issued for her arrest alleging she violated the terms of her release as she awaits trial on charges stemming from a breach of her county’s election system. Peters was booked at the Pitkin County jail in Aspen at […]

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Mesa County needed to restore trust after an election system breach. Here comes Wayne Williams, in his boots.

GRAND JUNCTION — A kitschy red, white and blue wooden plaque reading “Of the people, By the people, For the people” hangs over a bank of Dominion Voting screens and scanners in a room tucked inside the warren of elections divisions offices at the Mesa County Clerk and Recorder’s building. Two cameras point at former […]

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Littwin: If only the strange case of Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters actually was strange

The strangest thing about the case of Tina Peters, Mesa County’s gone-completely-rogue clerk, is that it’s not strange at all. Sure, it’s weird. I mean, it’s beyond weird that any public official would ally herself so directly, and so publicly, with the gone-completely-nuts MyPillow Guy, Mike Lindell, who has attempted to turn her into a […]

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Tempers flare at Mesa County protest as judge prepares to decide Tina Peters’ role in upcoming election

GRAND JUNCTION — A scrum of pushing and shoving demonstrators led to an injury Monday morning as embattled Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters and Sherronna Bishop, one of her top supporters, took to the steps of the Mesa County courthouse to criticize those who are refusing to back their claims of election fraud. In a […]

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Nicolais: Death threats to election officials threaten democracy itself

Earlier this month two reporters from Reuters documented the death threats and violent taunts aimed at election officials across the country — and the utter indifference often displayed by law enforcement.  Make no mistake: this is the greatest threat our democratic system of government has faced since its founding. Yes, we have fought two world […]

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Clerk Tina Peters tells Mesa County commissioners she’s still working

A Colorado elections clerk whose whereabouts have been a mystery since she was accused of allowing a security breach of voting equipment that the FBI is investigating has told county commissioners that she remains on the job and has been working remotely. Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters has not been seen in Colorado since Secretary […]

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Mesa County deputy clerk charged with felony after allegedly entering office while suspended

Mesa County Deputy Clerk Belinda Knisley turned herself in on Wednesday after being charged with felony burglary and misdemeanor cybercrimes, according to local prosecutors. An arrest warrant was issued Thursday after Knisley, 66, allegedly entered the Clerk and Recorder’s office on Aug. 25 and tried to use County Clerk Tina Peters’ credentials to print documents. […]

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

In the latest news from Big Lie country, Mesa County’s embattled Clerk Tina Peters has left the building. Actually, she’s no longer allowed in the building because of various accusations made against her regarding the integrity of the county’s voting machines, like allegedly leaking passwords, like late-night video copying of a voting system’s hard drive, […]

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

GRAND JUNCTION — Embattled — and invisible — Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters sent a message to 250 or so supporters gathered in a parking lot outside the Mesa County Elections office Saturday afternoon: “I love you, and I will always serve you.” In response, individuals in the crowd waved their flags harder, hoisted their […]