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A federal judge just lowered the bar for passing constitutional ballot...

A federal judge has ruled unconstitutional a key part of a constitutional amendment passed by voters to make it harder to pass constitutional amendments. Head...

Lawsuit against ‘Raise the Bar’ pits urban voters against rural

From the “politics makes strange bedfellows” department: Several organizations that haven’t exactly been on the same side of issues came out in support this morning...

“Raise the Bar” raises concerns about implementation

The next time someone asks you to sign a petition for a statewide ballot measure, there will probably be one more question that you...

Winners and losers in the money battle for your vote on...

Big Tobacco and Big Oil were the biggest players in Colorado’s ballot measures in 2016, writing checks for more than $36 million to influence...

Coloradans vote to “Raise the Bar” beyond their reach

Coloradans have voted to "Raise the Bar" on constitutional ballot measures, a move that proponents say will protect the state constitution, but that critics say...

Amendment 71, aka “Raise the Bar,” explained

Amendment 71, or “Raise the Bar,” is a rare beast— a ballot initiative about ballot initiatives. The measure, which seeks to make it harder...

Diverse coalition unites against Raise the Bar

These days, the Vote No on 71 campaign travels with a 10-foot-tall wooden horse. As opponents see it, that’s what Amendment 71, also known as...

Colorado oil and gas industry doubles down on Raise the Bar

Raise the Bar, the campaign that would  make it harder for Colorado voters to amend the state’s constitution, pulled in another $1.4 million in...

Fracktivists won’t challenge Secretary of State’s ruling, will instead fight “Raise...

The activists, environmental groups and community members behind two proposed anti-fracking initiatives have chosen not to fight the Secretary of State's ruling that they...