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Tag Archives: Scott Gessler

Colorado is spending $343,473-plus on Scott Gessler’s $1,396.89 ethics violation

Former Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s fight with the Independent Ethics Commission over how he spent $1396.89 in office has already cost Coloradans $343,473, and the […]...

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August 17, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Third appeal: Scott Gessler fights his ethics charge at taxpayers’ expense – again

Scott Gessler is no longer the Secretary of State, but Colorado taxpayers will keep footing the bill for his legal defense as his fight against a three-year-old […]...

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August 11, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Bennet sponsors bill to strengthen voter protections

In 2013, the Supreme Court gutted the 1965 Voting Rights Act — a Civil Rights Era law that ensured minorities would not face discrimination at […]...

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August 7, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Appeal denied: Former Secretary of State Scott Gessler violated public trust

Former Secretary of State Scott Gessler broke the rules and violated the public trust by spending Secretary of State office money for personal and political […]...

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May 7, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Looking at de Blasio

In the wake of the killings of two New York City police officers, the rift between the mayor the police union may make it more […]...

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December 22, 2014 Just In

CO high court denies Gessler appeal, ending campaign finance disclosure case

DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court yesterday ended a multi-year battle over campaign finance rules that pitted Secretary of State Scott Gessler against nonprofits Colorado […]...

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December 10, 2014 Just In
Williams to follow Gessler as secretary of state

Williams to follow Gessler as secretary of state

Republican Wayne Williams beat Democrat Joe Neguse, Libertarian David Schambach and Amanda Campbell of the American Constitution Party to replace Secretary of State Scott Gessler, […]...

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November 5, 2014 Election 2014: Statewide Offices, Elections 2014, Just In

Computer glitches and alleged Gessler grandstanding

The glitchiness of Colorado's vote-tracking system spurred 2nd District Congressman Jared Polis, a Democrat from Boulder, to call outgoing Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler to task....

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November 4, 2014 Just In

Vote’s outcome will yield new secretary of state for Colorado

Newcomers will occupy at least two of the four executive-branch Cabinet offices up for election today. Secretary of State Scott Gessler chose not to run […]...

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November 3, 2014 Election 2014: Featured, Election 2014: Statewide Offices

O’Keefe uncovers hypothetical support for hypothetical voter fraud

  Conservative political poltergeist James O’Keefe’s mustache-glue gambit aired its big payoff this week in a YouTube video that ostensibly catches staffers for Greenpeace and Work for […]...

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October 23, 2014 Just In

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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