Secretary of State

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Colorado officials look to close 30 campaign committees in “never-ending spiral”

Even if the secretary of state's office closes the committees, it may never recover millions in penalties owed by organizations and candidates

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Campaign to recall Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia fails, decides not to turn in all of its signatures

The effort said they will turn in about 120 signatures, but not all of the ones they collected, in protest of what they said was "voter intimidation"

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Dark money and big donors fuel the ballot battle over Proposition CC in Colorado

The 2019 election attracts millions in money from nonprofits, whose donors remain hidden despite a new state disclosure law

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In its latest ruling, Colorado Supreme Court once again avoids question at heart of TABOR debate

NFIB filed a lawsuit five years ago arguing that fees levied by the secretary of state’s office violated the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights. The ruling left them unsatisfied.

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Colorado confirms suspected Russian hacker “jiggled the lock” on state voter database — but couldn’t get in

In 2017, Colorado was identified as a possible target, but new details emerged after release of Senate Intelligence Committee report

Nicolais: Jena Griswold is playing politics and undercutting a long history of excellence

The Secretary of State’s opportunistic stand on abortion represented a conscious choice to put political ambition above service to Coloradans

Opinion
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In final push, Democrats rush major changes to elections and campaign finance disclosure in Colorado

The package of bills may benefit Democrats most, critics argue, and a loophole may limit the effort to improve dark money disclosure

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Donations to Colorado charities fell flat last year and some are blaming Trump’s tax law

While the dollar amount of giving is down by millions of dollars, individual giving is actually up and there are more Colorado charities than ever