In a midterm election that features even more high-stakes issues than usual, Drew Litton notes that failing to cast a ballot could be a costly mistake.
How do you vote in Colorado when you’re in jail?
Incarcerated people waiting for their trial or serving a sentence for a misdemeanor conviction in a county jail are eligible to vote as long as they are registered
Ballots are coming! How to register to vote, and your 2022 election questions answered
We’re here to answer some questions about voting and how the election works
Out on parole in Colorado? You can vote!
By Alexandra Arriaga, Andrew Rodriguez Calderón, Celina Fang, Bo-won Keum, and Liset Cruz, The Marshall Project Illustrations by Zeke Peña, Special to The Marshall Project This explainer is also available for download as a PDF. Haz clic aquí para leer esta historia en español. Anthony Kent spent nearly five years in jail and prison in […]
¿Está Usted En Libertad Condicional en Colorado? ¡Puede Votar!
By Alexandra Arriaga, Andrew Rodriguez Calderón, Celina Fang, Bo-won Keum, and Liset Cruz, The Marshall Project Illustrations by Zeke Peña, Special to The Marshall Project Descargue este documento en formato PDF. Read the story in English here. Anthony Kent pasó casi 5 años en prisión estatal. Él sabía que quería votar tan pronto fuera liberado, […]
Paroled people can vote in Colorado. Why did forms say they couldn’t?
This article was published in partnership with The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system. Sign up for their newsletters, and follow them on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. By Ilica Mahajan, Andrew Rodriguez Calderón, Alexandra Arriaga, and Weihua Li, The Marshall Project When Anthony Kent was released on parole from a Colorado prison, he was looking forward […]
Nicolais: The death of the voting rights bill could doom democracy
Sometimes it may be difficult to see how legislation in other states affects us here in Colorado. Nowhere is that more evident than the death of the voting rights bill last week. In our state, we have a system that provides both broad access and protection against fraud. Our electorate has one of the highest […]
Littwin: It was late coming, but Biden finally said what had to be said of Trump and his enablers
Among those still in the if-everyone-would-only-ignore-Trump-he’d-simply-go-away camp, Joe Biden finally realized that the concept wasn’t working. Not only was it not working, it was a disaster. And not only has it been a disaster, there’s no easy way to fix it. Some are saying Biden gave the best speech of his presidency Thursday on the […]
Remapping 2021 | A final Colorado congressional map must be approved this week
Eight of the 12 members of Colorado’s Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission must agree on a map by the end of Tuesday to prevent a staff-drawn proposal from being sent to the state Supreme Court for final approval. There are about 30 different maps commissioners can consider at a 2 p.m. meeting Monday or another meeting […]
Silverman: End the filibuster on voting-rights legislation to stop election-rigging schemes
A recent Lincoln Project podcast was compelling. Beto O’Rourke defended Texas House Democrats’ desperate exodus from Texas to avoid enactment of legislation built on Trump’s Big Lie. Voting rights are civil rights. Beto announced a march from Georgetown to Austin, which would culminate Saturday morning with a rally at the Texas Capitol. “It is going […]