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Voting on Election Day in Colorado? Here’s what you need to know

Voting on Election Day in Colorado? Here’s what you need to know

It will likely take planning, preparation and perseverance to get through the longest ballot in Colorado history amid unprecedented turnout for the historic 2008 election. Even though more than half of the state's active voters have already cast a...

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November 4, 2008 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Ballot issues endorsement watch

Ballot issues endorsement watch

Colorado's gargantuan ballot includes more than 14 constitutional amendments and referenda even after four measures were withdrawn on Oct. 2 by proponents after a surprise alliance of labor and business interests joined forces to oppose three anti-union amendments that...

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November 3, 2008 Blog, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics
Labor-business alliance pledges to kill three anti-union measures

Labor-business alliance pledges to kill three anti-union measures

Unions and business groups in the state announced today the formation of a massive joint campaign against three anti-union initiatives on the state ballot, following an agreement by labor to pull four other ballot questions that would have strictly regulated...

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October 2, 2008 Blog, Politics
Colorado DLC urges ‘vote no on poison pill amendments’

Colorado DLC urges ‘vote no on poison pill amendments’

A state advocacy group of conservative Democrats is stepping into the fray between business interests and unions by taking a position opposing labor-backed ballot measures that would provide workers injured on the job with stronger legal rights and require employers...

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September 23, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Pro-union campaign also calls on midnight boogie man

Pro-union campaign also calls on midnight boogie man

Seems like this year's political messaging is all about who's going to do what in the middle of the night. First, Hillary Clinton capitalized on our fear of things that go bump in the night with her primary commercial. "It's...

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September 12, 2008 Blog, Politics
Labor, business ballot fight heating up

Labor, business ballot fight heating up

Unions and business groups in Colorado are preparing for what now seems to be an inevitable ballot war between the two political titans, with one side opposing a measure that would restrict the way unions organize and the other side...

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September 12, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Colorado voters face longest ballot in 96 years

Colorado voters face longest ballot in 96 years

Colorado voters haven't faced a ballot this long since 1912, the first year citizens were able to initiate laws in the state. After striking a pro-affirmative action measure for insufficient signatures Wednesday night, the Secretary of State's office drew...

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September 4, 2008 Blog, Politics

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Candidates for CO governor are bankrolling their own races. Chances are, it won’t pay off.

Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race is shaping up to be a free-for-all. But this contest isn’t really “free” for some of the candidates. Several are putting […]

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