Comparing voters to their neighbors can dramatically boost turnout. A Colorado mailer, however, really missed the mark.
Studies have shown that when the tactic is put to use in the right way it can be extremely effective. When it’s not, political operatives say, the results can be disastrous.
The next fiscal fight in Colorado starts now: A bid to repeal TABOR and one to raise taxes on top earnersBy John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Proposition CC campaign is door-to-door combat as both sides turnout supporters ahead of 2019 electionBy John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
The debate for Prop. CC involves whether to keep TABOR refunds, or send the tax dollars to three key areas: education, colleges and transportation.
The political stakes for Proposition CC are huge. It’s a test case for a major fiscal overhaul in Colorado.
The supporters of the ballot question to end TABOR's limits on tax collections signaled that the measure is just the first step toward untying the state's fiscal knot
Now we know how much money is at stake on the 2019 ballot with Proposition CC and TABOR refunds in Colorado
New economic forecasts show the state may refund as much as $1.7 billion to taxpayers in the next three fiscal years -- but not all will benefit the same
Is Colorado’s 2019 ballot question about TABOR spending caps really a tax hike? The answer is sort of.
The question at the heart of the political debate for November's ballot leads to two correct and seemingly contradictory answers
A ballot measure in November will ask voters a key question, and now lawmakers are talking about a special legislative session, too