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From: The Denver Post
More than 600,000 Coloradans have voted 16 days before the 2020 election
More than 200,000 more Coloradans submitted their ballots Friday and over the weekend, brining the total to 641,271, according to data from the...
From: The Coloradoan
Cory Gardner, tied to Trump's 'vindictive' base, faces conundrum in Colorado
Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner has never had strong voter support in Larimer County. 2020's results may speak to the staying power of the 2018 blue wave....
From: CBS Denver
'National Political Winds' May Cost Cory Gardner Colorado's U.S. Senate Race
Recent polling shows John Hickenlooper has about a 10 point lead over incumbent Senate Cory Gardner in Colorado's U.S. Senate race....
From: The Colorado Sun
Did you make a mistake on your Colorado ballot? Or put it in the wrong drop box? Here’s what you can do.
Yes, sometimes mistakes happen with mail ballots. But Colorado election officials say there are ways to ensure that your vote gets counted....
From: COURIER
White House Supports Herd Immunity Plan That Could Kill 3 Million People in America
White House advisors cited the "Great Barrington Declaration" as a reason to fully reopen businesses and schools....
From: NPR
Her Mother Voted In The Wake Of The 1918 Pandemic. Now, Voting Is A 'Sacred' Ritual
Helen Merrill and her granddaughter, Elizabeth Hartley, remember their family's matriarch, whose determination to vote in 1920 drove her to the polls...
From: The Colorado Sun
A bold plan to protect 30% of Colorado lands and waters by 2030
Conservation groups hope to corral lawmakers, land managers, tribes and private landowners in a mission to add 14 million acres to Colorados trove...
From: The Sopris Sun
Mail-in voting is old hat in Colorado – The Sopris Sun
Voting has begun in Colorado. Ballots were sent out to registered voters on Oct. 9. Not yet registered? Not to worry. In Colorado you can register...
From: The Coloradoan
Anti-mask rally at Larimer County ballot box site prompts voter suppression concerns
Voters who took their ballots to a Larimer County drop box on Sunday were met with a crowd of protesters, prompting voter suppression concerns....
From: NBC News
Vote early, vote offline: Why elections aren't happening on our smartphones
Plenty of election work is computerized, but online voting risks centralizing a system that is secure in large part due to its "clunky" nature....
From: COURIER
Trump's Rallies Have Previously Been Connected to COVID Cases. And They're Back.
President Donald Trump is back stumping on the campaign trail since his release from Walter Reed Medical Center last week due to COVID-19....
From: The Denver Post
Test of Colorado mail finds delivery is timely — most of the time
Of 120 letters or padded envelopes sent from 24 cities and towns to 26 cities and towns, most arrived at their destination within two to four days....
From: COURIER
Judge Amy Coney Barrett Has Been ‘Stunningly Hostile’ to Civil Rights, Critics Say
Activists worry a 6-3 conservative Supreme Court could hinder progress and potentially lead to rollbacks of Black Americans civil rights....
From: The Coloradoan
Gun-control groups see Colorado’s U.S. Senate race as a big opportunity. But it’s complicated.
With gun-control groups coming out to support candidates, Gardner is their target while Hickenlooper has a complicated record....
From: The Copper Courier
Roberta McCain, Mother of John McCain, Dies at 108
The oil heiress was active in her sons political career and was considered a secret weapon on the campaign trail....
From: Colorado Public Radio
A Short Guide To Signing The Back Of Your Mail-In Ballot
Can you check to see what the signature on your voter file looks like, to make sure your mail-in ballot isnt rejected? Not really. But there are a...
From: COURIER
Study Finds Trump Is the Leading Source of COVID-19 Misinformation
Thirty-eight percent of the over 1 million articles with coronavirus misinformation featured the president....
From: The Americano
5 Reasons the LGBTQ Community Loves Kamala Harris
With the addition of the California Senator, Joe Biden has assembled the most pro-equality presidential ticket in U.S. history....
From: COURIER
Amy Coney Barrett Could Bring the Climate Crisis to Its Breaking Point
How a conservative Supreme Court could make it harder for future presidents, Congress, and states to enact meaningful efforts to fight climate change....
From: Colorado Public Radio
Colorado Vote By Mail's Uncounted Ballots: Diverse Areas And Younger Voters More Likely To Have Votes Rejected
A combination of voter errors, a variety of signature examination techniques and equipment, and language barriers have contributed to the discarded...
From: The Denver Post
It’s on: Colorado ballots are headed to voters’ mailboxes
Friday is the day Colorado candidates and voters have been waiting for: the day election officials can begin mailing ballots....
From: Colorado Politics
Colorado Politics/9News poll shows Hickenlooper leading Gardner by 9 points in US Senate race
The results, which carry a credibility level of plus-or-minus 3.9 percentage points, suggest the former two-term governor has withstood months of...
From: The Keystone
Candidates in 14 Key State House Races Share Their Ideas for Helping the Economy Recover
Republicans are looking to reopen businesses quickly, while Democrats look to longer-term solutions to aid in economic recovery....
From: COURIER
What Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court Could Mean for Your Reproductive Rights
Critics of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett are worried about what her confirmation will mean for the future of family planningparticularly...
From: The Colorado Sun
College students of Colorado: Here’s how to vote, whether you’re currently in the state or not
Many students who attend Colorado colleges and universities are living in other states and taking online classes because of coronavirus. They can...
From: The Colorado Sun
Colorado election officials must verify a voter’s signature to count a ballot. Here’s how it works.
Colorado election officials begin mailing ballots to registered active voters Friday. To verify them, election officials check the signature on the...
From: NPR
Key Legal Fights Over Voting Remain Unresolved As Election Day Draws Close
The flurry of last-minute legal action comes as more than 5 million people have already cast ballots, causing some confusion over what voters have to...
From: The Copper Courier
Trump Abruptly Ends COVID Relief Talks Only to Later Tweet Demands for More Aid
The president may want to undo his decision to end COVID stimulus talks until after the election, but analysts say Biden would be better for the...
From: COURIER
Trump Administration Knew What It Was Doing With Its Child-Separation Policy, Watchdog Report Says
The Justice Department's inspector general found that Jeff Sessions and others actively encouraged the 2018 child-separation policy....
From: The Colorado Sun
Can you trust the blue book? Colorado officials say they prioritize nonpartisanship in analyzing ballot questions
Colorado sent ballot information guides known as the blue book to 2.5 million voters ahead of the 2020 election describing 11 statewide ballot...
From: Forbes
More Than 4 Million People Have Already Voted In The Election, 50 Times This Point In 2016
With four weeks left to go until the election between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, more than 4 million Americans have already cast their vote....
From: The Colorado Sun
Amendment 76 explained: More than just affirming only citizens can vote in Colorado elections
Opponents worry the ballot question, which appears to be a matter of semantics, may cause confusion and lead to voter suppression efforts...
From: Colorado Politics
Virtual program lets Colorado voters fix ballot signatures in general election
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced a program Wednesday that will allow voters to fix signature discrepancies using a smartphone in...
From: NPR.org
Stripper Polls: The Racy Voting PSA That's Actually All About The Issues
An Atlanta director says no one is engaging with Black men about the upcoming election...
From: COURIER
WATCH: Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions Sound Off on the Potential Repeal of the ACA
Up to 133 million Americans have pre-existing conditions covered by the Affordable Care Act...
From: Cardinal & Pine
Trump Will Get Top-Notch Care for COVID-19. Not All Americans Can Say the Same.
The care President Trump is likely to receive will set him apart from most Americans...
From: COURIER
Trump Appointee Pressured CDC to Alter Report on COVID-19 Risks in Children
Political operative requested changes that downplayed the risks of COVID-19 to children as schools...
From: The Colorado Sun
As advocates tout preschool benefits, Colorado voters face question about funding it with tobacco tax hike
Proposition EE funds a universal preschool program by 2023...
From: KDVR 31
Officials in Colorado prepare to send out ballots for November election
Registered voters across Colorado will soon have ballots delivered for the November election. Colorado relies heavily on mail-in voting...
From: The Colorado Sun
Colorado 2020 election: A quick guide to the ballot questions on abortion, wolves, taxes, sick leave and more
The 11 statewide policy questions on the 2020 election ballot carry far-reaching implications for social and fiscal future of Colorado
From: KRDO
Here are three easy, secure ways to vote in Colorado
Ballots for the upcoming 2020 presidential election will be mailed out to registered voters next Friday, October 9.
From: KDVR 31
Colorado secretary of state calls for media to withhold election results, then deletes tweet
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold tweeted Thursday night, calling upon the national media to hold back on releasing...
From: Courier
Trump Pretends the Stock Market Is the Economy, Again. Experts Say Biden’s Plan Is Better for American Workers.
In Tuesday night’s debate, President Trump continued to claim that the stock market would save the country. Meanwhile, economists say...
From: Courier
President Trump and First Lady Test Positive for Coronavirus
Trump has held multiple events without masks or social distancing, The presidents senior adviser, Hope Hicks, also tested positive.
From: The Colorado Sun
Proposition 118 explained: Paid-leave measure would give Colorado workers time off but cost big money
Critics say the initiative is a new payroll tax on already struggling businesses. Supporters say it will help small businesses...
From: NPR
'Unhinged,' 'Predictable': What Undecided Debate Watchers Thought Of Candidates
Undecided voters are typically the target of presidential debates, but it's unclear whether Tuesday night's
From: Colorado Sun
Proposition 113 explained: Colorado voters could push the U.S. closer to a national popular vote system
In November, Colorado voters will decide whether to affirm or repeal the legislature’s 2019 decision to join...