City’s Response to Election Complaints

City officials are being kept busy by Denver’s Election Day disaster. Residents contacting the city about voting problems will likely receive a form letter response like the one that followed a Colorado Confidential inquiry:

Thank you for taking the time to share your concerns and ideas with us. Please be assured that we are reading all the correspondence that we are receiving regarding Election Day.  Your comments will be incorporated into a report that we are compiling for presentation to the Election Commission Investigative Panel that is being chaired by the Mayor and Council President Michael Hancock.  The Panel will hold its meetings on November 22 (9 a.m. to11 a.m.) and 29 (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.), and December 6 (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.) and 13 (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.). Those meetings will be televised on Channel 8.

On December 2, 2006, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon, the Denver City Council will hold a public forum in the Denver City Council Chambers to seek the comments of the general public on the conduct of the November 7th election.  This forum may be of interest of interest to you in sharing your views.

Once again, thank you for your sharing your concerns with us.


Katherine Archuleta
Senior Advisor on Policy and Initiatives