Colorado lets candidates pay for recounts even if they lose elections by huge margins. Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold says there should be a 2-percentage-point cap.
Zornio: Giving thanks to young voters and future possibility
Young voter turnout in the 2022 midterm far outperformed expectations, and they overwhelmingly support progress
Drew Litton: Was this the “red wave” the pundits told us about?
Cartoonist Drew Litton illustrates how the conventional political wisdom may have held that the GOP would crest in the midterms, but Colorado voters put a different spin on the red wave.
Get to know the Republican candidates for Colorado governor and where they stand on the issues
Greg Lopez and Heidi Ganahl are the two Republican gubernatorial candidates facing off in the June 28 primary for a chance to unseat Democratic Gov. Jared Polis in November. Colorado voters have elected only one Republican governor in roughly a half century, and whoever wins the primary will face a tough opponent in Polis, a […]
Zornio: Colorado voters dropped the ball on abortion in 2014. We can’t drop it again.
As the Supreme Court appears poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 2022 midterms now have a laser focus on abortion. This time, we’ve got to get the conversation right. But first, let’s remember what happens when we don’t. In what now feels like ancient history, the 2014 U.S. Senate race was easily one of […]
Conservatives have dropped millions on Proposition 120 and Amendment 78. No one is spending to oppose them.
See the results of Prop. 120 and Amendment 78. The battle over Proposition 120 and Amendment 78 on Colorado’s November ballot is about as lopsided as a political contest can get. On one side are conservative groups that have spent millions of dollars to ensure the passage of Proposition 120, which would cut property taxes, […]
Colorado election 2021 guide: What you need to know about the ballot initiatives and how to cast your vote
Colorado voters will decide Nov. 2 whether to approve a slate of statewide and local ballot initiatives, as well as pick the members of their local school boards. Here’s what you need to know to participate: When do I need to mail my ballot back? County clerks can begin mailing out ballots Oct. 8, and […]
Lauren Boebert is known for her far-right Republican views. But Republicans alone didn’t send her to Congress.
Lauren Boebert is best known for her far-right Republican views. But it wasn’t Republicans who were solely responsible for sending the Garfield County woman to Congress, a Colorado Sun analysis of voter registration data and the 2020 election results shows. Unaffiliated voters, who since at least February 2019 have made up the largest voting bloc […]
U.S. Census delays are threatening to upend Colorado’s new redistricting process
Delays by the U.S. Census Bureau in sharing detailed population data are threatening to upend Colorado’s new redistricting process ahead of the 2022 election, injecting uncertainty into a politically fraught undertaking that will affect the state’s political landscape for the next decade. Because of slowdowns related to COVID-19, the Trump administration’s failed efforts to add […]
Colorado Parks and Wildlife begins planning for wolf reintroduction
By James Anderson, The Associated Press Colorado’s wildlife agency said Thursday it considers a ballot initiative to reintroduce the gray wolf into the state to have passed after a group that opposes the initiative conceded the race and the agency consulted with the office of Gov. Jared Polis. An announcement by Colorado Parks and Wildlife that it […]