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Tag Archives: Denver County

Can Pueblo County soldiers vote? Clerk Ortiz asks SOS Gessler to go on the record

Pueblo County Clerk Gilbert Ortiz is pained by the idea that his office would fail to send an election ballot to even one of county soldier serving in the US Military overseas. He sent a letter Tuesday to Secretary...

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September 28, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Report details Colorado incompetence in managing Homeland Security cash

Report details Colorado incompetence in managing Homeland Security cash

A $20,000 computer server gone missing. A $1 million check left for months in a mailbox. A mobile security field station squatting unused in a Lake City parking lot. Those are just a few of the blunders the governor's Homeland...

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February 24, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Denver allows “check box” voters to fix registrations, Coffman denounces action

Denver allows “check box” voters to fix registrations, Coffman denounces action

Denver County Clerk and Recorder Stephanie O'Malley has defied Secretary of State Mike Coffman by devising a plan to let some voters with incomplete registrations fix their forms and vote regular ballots on Election Day. ...

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October 31, 2008 Blog, Politics
Colorado election snafu roundup: Clerks resort to robocalls to fix bad registrations

Colorado election snafu roundup: Clerks resort to robocalls to fix bad registrations

The clock is ticking down until Colorado's big day. And with the John McCain campaign all but pulling out of the state as Barack Obama pushes forward, the result of the November election in Colorado may be coming...

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October 24, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Effort helps eligible Colorado inmates vote from jail

Effort helps eligible Colorado inmates vote from jail

Hundreds of thousands of Colorado voters are sending their mail-in ballots back to county clerks this week, and among them are several dozen jail inmates who successfully registered to vote this year. The Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition recently...

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October 23, 2008 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics
Counties get creative on ‘check box’ flaw on voter registration applications

Counties get creative on ‘check box’ flaw on voter registration applications

With Colorado Secretary of State Mike Coffman unwilling to budge on incomplete voter registrations, several counties across the state have come up with partial resolutions on their own. The ever-evolving "check box" drama has to do with the state's new voter...

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October 22, 2008 Center Well, Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]

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