Challenger Lauren Boebert knocks off five-term incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton

Lauren Boebert delivered a stunning upset victory knocking off five-time incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, in Colorado’s 3rd U.S. Congressional District in the Colorado Primary Election...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

More than 9,300 primary ballots returned in La Plata County

As of Thursday morning, 9,387 ballots had been returned in La Plata County for the primary election, and voters still have until 7 p.m. Tuesday to return ballots to drop-off boxes. It is too late...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Get to know the people running for U.S. House

The La Plata County League of Women Voters will host a Zoom webinar with candidates from the 3rd Congressional District for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday ahead...

DATE: June 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

With most votes counted, Bernie Sanders takes win in La Plata County

Bernie Sanders is assured the top spot among La Plata County voters in Tuesday’s Democratic presidential primary with all ballots counted except for about 460 from military members, overseas...

DATE: March 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bernie Sanders wins La Plata County and Colorado

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who would be the first avowed Democratic socialist to run for president under a major party label, was cruising to victory Tuesday in the Democratic Primary...

DATE: March 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boebert campaigns against Tipton in Durango

Lauren Boebert told 40 people at her Durango meet and greet Thursday she’s running into Republicans who want an active representative in Congress, “not someone just warming a seat thinking we’re in...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

More than 1,300 ballots received so far by La Plata County clerk in presidential primary

The La Plata County Clerk and Recorder fired up its processing machine Tuesday, and as of 4 p.m., it had tallied more than 1,300 ballots in Colorado’s first presidential primary in 20 years. Ann...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Secretary of state talks primary elections in Durango

Next year, unaffiliated voters in Colorado will be able to help pick the Democratic or Republican nominee in a governor's race for the first time without adhering to a party. Coloradans voted in...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Utah GOP brings battle over nominations to appeals court

DENVER – Utah Republicans were pressing ahead with a legal battle that has divided the party for three years, arguing before a federal appeals court Monday that a state law changing how political...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado GOP votes down move to cancel 2018 primary

DENVER (AP) – Colorado Republican leaders on Saturday voted down an attempt by party activists to cancel the 2018 primary in order to prevent participation by unaffiliated voters. State voters last...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Newly created primaries a challenge for election officials

Unaffiliated voters account for about one-third of Colorado’s electorate, and on Tuesday, voters approved two propositions that will bring those without political affiliation into the fold in...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Primary ballots due by 7 p.m. Tuesday

Voters who wish to cast a vote in the Republican or Democratic primaries have until 7 p.m. Tuesday to get their ballots in. There are three contested races on the GOP ballot, and one on the...

DATE: June 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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