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Experts warn of dangers from breaches of voter system software like the one in Mesa County

In Colorado, federal, state and local authorities are investigating whether Mesa County elections staff might have provided unauthorized individuals access to their systems

Politics and Government

Mesa County commissioners to embattled clerk in hiding: “Come home”

Politics and Government

Conservative dark-money group battles to keep its donors secret in showdown with Colorado’s secretary of state

The nonprofit Unite for Colorado plans to appeal its $40,000 fine while facing a second complaint for spending on ballot measures

Politics and Government

Colorado secretary of state will not allow Mesa County’s clerk to oversee upcoming election

The decision comes as Tina Peters is under investigation for her involvement in the leak of images containing Mesa County elections system passwords

Politics and Government

Colorado’s top election official squarely blames Mesa County clerk for voting equipment passwords breach

As the investigation into Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters’ office ramped up on Tuesday, the Republican official appeared at a “cyber security” conference hosted by the “MyPillow Guy” where he espoused baseless claims about fraud in the 2020 presidential election

Politics and Government

Some Colorado Republicans want to forgo their party’s 2022 primaries. Others think that’s “insane.”

Under the proposal, to be voted on by the Colorado Republican Party’s central committee in September, GOP general election candidates would be picked through the caucus and assembly process

Politics and Government

For this year’s MLB All-Star Game, the right/left divide goes beyond field

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred shifted Tuesday’s game to Denver’s Coors Field from Atlanta’s Truist Park because of a Georgia voting law that critics say will negatively affect communities of color

Politics and Government

Littwin: It’s the Fourth of July weekend. Do you know where your voting rights are?

The Supreme Court last week took another swipe at the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Reforming the filibuster is the only option left to defend voting rights

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s county clerks recommend election-system changes to quash conspiracy theories

Calls for audits of the state’s signature verification and voter registration systems come amid demands for 2020 election audits in several counties

Politics and Government

Census Bureau: 70% of voters cast early or mail-in ballots during the 2020 election

Only 40% of voters cast mail-in and early ballots in the 2016 election.

News

Denver mayor says there will be a $100 million economic benefit as MLB officially moves All-Star Game to Coors Field

MLB decided to move the game from Truist Park in Atlanta in response to Georgia voting rules signed into law by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp on March 25.

News

4 of the 5 candidates running to lead the Colorado GOP are still casting doubt on the 2020 election results

Unfounded allegations of fraud in last year's presidential election have become a main focus in the battle to replace outgoing Colorado GOP Chair Ken Buck

Politics and Government

Just four Colorado cities use ranked-choice voting. Democratic lawmakers want to make it easier for others to adopt.

New legislation would require the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office to develop and adapt software for the alternative voting method, which would cut costs for cities that want to opt-in

Politics and Government

Republicans propose big changes to Colorado’s elections, including scaling back mail and in-person voting

The bills aren’t likely to get very far in the Democratic-controlled legislature, but they come amid a push by Republicans across the country to change election processes after a 2020 contest filled with falsehoods

Politics and Government

U.S. Census delays are threatening to upend Colorado’s new redistricting process

Legislative and congressional districts in the state are supposed to be redrawn this year by new, independent commissions approved by voters in 2018. But Census Bureau problems mean the panels are unlikely to meet their constitutionally mandated deadlines.

Politics and Government

Denver-based Dominion Voting System sues Rudy Giuliani over election claims

The lawsuit seeks more than $1.3 billion in damages

Politics and Government

8-hour, Republican-led hearing on Colorado’s election integrity ends without evidence of widespread fraud

President Donald Trump’s senior legal adviser, Jenna Ellis, urged the state legislature to investigate, but offered no substantive reason why

Politics and Government

Colorado’s Democratic presidential electors cast nine votes for Joe Biden

The electors’ votes drew special attention this year because of President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede the election and his baseless allegations of election fraud

Politics and Government

Colorado reports nearly 29,000 rejected ballots in the 2020 election, with younger voters the bulk of total

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold certified the 2020 election and said the state would look at ways to lower rejection rate

Politics and Government

Colorado is expected to certify its election results soon — and without controversy

A recount in a district attorney race is the outstanding step before the book closes on the 2020 election and the Electoral College meets Dec. 14

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