Election

Taxpayers prove stingy despite strong economy, support for Democrats

A question emerges after Colorado’s midterm vote of 2018: What exactly does a good year to ask for a tax increase look like? “It does seem to be a statewide trend: The voters want you to live...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County likely sees record midterm turnout

La Plata County voters cast 28,523 ballots Tuesday, setting what is believed to be a record midterm turnout of 62 percent. There are 45,647 registered voters in the county. “I’m so proud of La...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats retake lead by a whisker in Colorado’s early ballot returns

Colorado Democrats reclaimed a slim lead in early ballot returns as Election Day dawned, the Secretary of State’s Office announced Tuesday. A total of 1,853,103 ballots had been received by...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Standing Rock’s countdown to Election Day

Danielle Ta’Sheena Finn had at least three things to do before 5 p.m. She had to get across town to the Bureau of Indian Affairs building in time to figure out how to print more tribal IDs, do an...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Will young people show up this year to vote?

In the home stretch to Tuesday’s midterm election, political groups in Durango are pressing hard on young people to vote because they are the least likely to participate in elections. “They are not...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stapleton strikes bipartisan note in telephone town hall

Walker Stapleton was at home in Greenwood Village Thursday night after a long day of campaigning, as he took questions from Coloradans over the telephone about his plans as governor. The Republican...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Is battleground Colorado about to become a blue bastion?

With Colorado’s 2018 votes days away from being counted, it’s looking like the state’s Democrats will have plenty to celebrate. A pair of Colorado-based pollsters – one Republican, one Democrat –...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State voter turnout hits 33%, with 1.1M votes cast

About a third of active registered Colorado voters have cast ballots as of Thursday morning, the secretary of state reported. With five days to go until Election Day, Democrats and Republicans have...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Poll: Race for Colo. governor tightens

A new poll shows Democrat Jared Polis with a 5 percentage point lead over Republican Walker Stapleton as the race for Colorado’s next governor enters its final week. The telephone survey of 500...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Amendment 74, Prop 112 spending likely sets Colorado record

Spending on a pair of ballot measures that would have a sweeping impact on Colorado oil and gas development appears to have set a Colorado state record. The last campaign finance reports before...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hickenlooper in New Hampshire: ‘I’m running for president,’ then waffles

Gov. John Hickenlooper took another step forward in ending the “will-he-or-won’t-he-run-for-president” question this morning. At a diner in Hooksett, New Hampshire, Hickenlooper told a woman: “I’m...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Southwest Colorado legislative candidates file latest campaign finance reports

With the General Election less than a week away, candidates for the Colorado General Assembly filed their final campaign-finance reports before voters’ mail-in ballots are due. The final financial...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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