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Tag Archives: Election Protection

More than 300 voters purged by Coffman cast provisional ballots

More than 300 voters purged by Coffman cast provisional ballots

Remember all those voters purged from the rolls by Secretary of State Mike Coffman, many in defiance of a federal court order? Coffman maintained he was well within the law, merely removing voters who had died, moved or filed duplicate...

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November 26, 2008 Blog, Politics
Why a misinformed election worker kicked me out of the polls

Why a misinformed election worker kicked me out of the polls

Colorado voters had a relatively smooth ride in the polling places on Tuesday. But not so for this reporter. I was ejected from a Ruby Hill voting site in Denver, with one election worker threatening to call the police. Why?...

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November 6, 2008 Uncategorized
Flecks of dust are Boulder County’s hanging chad

Flecks of dust are Boulder County’s hanging chad

The counting has been slow going in Boulder County due to an odd snafu — dusty ballots streaking optical scan machine lenses resulting in erroneous vote tabulations. ...

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November 5, 2008 Blog, Politics
Nearly purged from rolls over check box, a first-time voter casts ballot

Nearly purged from rolls over check box, a first-time voter casts ballot

Dan Aschenbrenner exited the Godsman Elementary School polling place in Denver yesterday afternoon with surprisingly serene smile on his face. The 48-year-old had just cast his first ballot — ever. But it was a long, bumpy ride to get there....

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November 5, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Updated: Police officers ID-ing voters in Greeley

Updated: Police officers ID-ing voters in Greeley

Law enforcement officers in Greeley are inappropriately checking ID at a polling place near the University of North Colorado. Sheriffs and police officers are also stationed at two other polling locations in the area....

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November 4, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Latino voters leave Weld County polls without voting, say election advocates

Latino voters leave Weld County polls without voting, say election advocates

Reports are streaming out of Weld County that Hispanic voters are leaving polling places without voting because voter information, including ballots, had not been translated into Spanish and because of a lack of translators available at polling places....

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November 4, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Election Day problems? Report them here

Election Day problems? Report them here

We're tracking and reporting polling problems throughout Colorado. Having difficulty casting a ballot? Encountering long lines? Let us know. ...

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November 4, 2008 Politics
Obama lawyers defend ‘vote fraud’ efforts

Obama lawyers defend ‘vote fraud’ efforts

As Republican charges of “fraud” and Democratic claims of “voter suppression” have escalated in the home stretch of the presidential campaign, liberal activists have started blasting Sen. Barack Obama’s presidential campaign’s “voter protection effort” for not doing enough to ensure...

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November 4, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Voting on Election Day in Colorado? Here’s what you need to know

Voting on Election Day in Colorado? Here’s what you need to know

It will likely take planning, preparation and perseverance to get through the longest ballot in Colorado history amid unprecedented turnout for the historic 2008 election. Even though more than half of the state's active voters have already cast a...

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November 4, 2008 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Election Day resources for voters

Election Day resources for voters

Having trouble at the polls? Election experts are standing-by to help. Click on the images to directly connect to election checklists, polling place finders, voter guides, legal assistance and poll video sites.

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November 4, 2008 Environment/Energy, 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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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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