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Tag Archives: Redistricting

Redistricting in Colorado: Clearing hurdles, looming court fight, pick ups and putdowns

A bipartisan group seeking to change the way Colorado draws its political boundaries has moved one step closer to its goal — and toward a […]...

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December 8, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado redistricting campaign changes course on appointing power and gains a game-changing backer

A group seeking to change the way Colorado draws its political boundaries has made major changes to its plan while gaining an influential backer with […]...

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October 26, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]...

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October 18, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Two Latino Democrats pull public support for a redistricting campaign in Colorado

Two former Democratic politicians, former Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia and ex-lawmaker Abel Tapia, have pulled their names as supporters of a campaign that seeks to […]...

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October 5, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

A group says it wants to end partisan redistricting in Colorado. Would its plan really do that?

A coalition that launched a revamped plan it says would take partisanship out of how state and federal political districts are drawn is facing suspicions […]...

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September 16, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines today, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

UPDATE: Members of the El Paso County Commission are set to vote on the new district lines today Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are […]...

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June 29, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Redistricting ballot measures tossed by Colorado Supreme Court

The Colorado Supreme Court has thrown out two constitutional ballot measures that sought to change how Colorado draws its congressional and state legislative maps. But […]...

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July 5, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

What you need to know about efforts to redistrict Colorado

You pull out your November ballot and read over several measures about redistricting congressional and legislative districts. Your eyes glaze over. Can you unpack the […]...

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March 18, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Latest redistricting proposal bound to fail, say minority lawmakers

Too little, too late. That’s how several minority lawmakers feel about the latest draft of a ballot measure that purports to outlaw gerrymandering in Colorado. […]...

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February 19, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Top Stories

Changes to El Paso County precinct boundaries spark caucus confusion

  UPDATE, Feb. 3: El Paso County Clerk and Recorder spokesman Ryan Parsell said he misspoke when he told The Independent voters were notified about recent […]...

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February 1, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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The Stapleton Foundation nixes the S-word from its name

The Stapleton Foundation is dropping the word “Stapleton” from its name in response to residents’ growing frustration that their northeast Denver community honors the memory […]

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