Voting

Trump voting commission criticized for lack of transparency

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s advisory commission on election integrity has integrity questions of its own – with some of its own members raising concerns about its openness. This past...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 20 hours 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Nation & World

How states are handling Trump’s voter information request

These are state-by-state responses to a request for detailed voter data from President Donald Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which is investigating voter fraud. The...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado providing voter rolls to U.S. fraud panel on Monday

DENVER – Colorado’s secretary of state is sending voter registration rolls to a presidential panel that’s looking at alleged voter fraud. Wayne Williams’ spokeswoman Julia Sunny says the...

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Q&A: Who can request voter information and what does it contain

DENVER – The Trump administration’s recent request for voter registration rolls to help investigate voter fraud met stiff resistance from many states. The request also prompted multiple lawsuits...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

More than 3,000 Coloradans withdraw from voter registry

DENVER – More than 3,700 Coloradans withdrew from the state’s voter registry as of Friday and another 200 have asked to be added to the confidential voter program, according to the Secretary of...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voter confidentiality requests in La Plata County nearly triple since July 1

DENVER – Enrollment in Colorado’s confidential voter program has nearly tripled in La Plata County since Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced Colorado would provide some publicly available...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Secretary of State addresses privacy concerns over disclosure of voter info

DENVER – Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams said he will provide a presidential commission looking to crack down on voter fraud with publicly available voter information and a list of...

DATE: July 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Colorado law has unaffiliated voters concerned over privacy

DENVER – A pair of organizations which represent independent voters that sought a veto of a bill designed to codify Propositions 107 and 108, which were approved by voters in November, say they’re...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Early voting centers would be reduced under Colorado bill

DENVER – Coloradans who want to vote early in future elections may have to travel a little further to a voting center in the weeks leading up to election day. Senate Bill 71, which reduces the...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fluoridation debated before city councilors

Residents crowded Durango City Hall to present opposing arguments on fluoride in drinking water Monday. Those opposed to fluoridation asked for the right to choose it, those in favor of it argued...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local 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

County turnout almost reaches 84 percent

Unofficial election results totaled 37,592 ballots cast in La Plata County, nearing 84 percent turnout of active voters. The highest total in the past six presidential elections was in 1992,...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News