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Tag Archives: James Mejia

Redistricting initiative would “destroy the Latino vote in Colorado”

  A ballot measure submitted for the 2016 election to set up a bipartisan commission to redraw boundaries for both congressional and legislative districts would weaken […]...

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November 26, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

VIDEO: Mayors race getting uglier by the day

The contest between Chris Romer and Michael Hancock for mayor of Denver is getting to the point where Tom Tancredo may need to step in and mediate....

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May 19, 2011 Center Well, Politics
Mejia says Romer best equipped to be mayor

Mejia says Romer best equipped to be mayor

James Mejia today said he has known both Chris Romer and Michael Hancock for years. His endorsement of Romer, he said, is because he believes Romer is most prepared to be mayor and shares many of Mejia's own ideals....

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May 9, 2011 Politics, Top Stories
Surprise: Mejia endorses Romer for mayor

Surprise: Mejia endorses Romer for mayor

James Mejia announced this morning he is endorsing Chris Romer for mayor of Denver. ...

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May 9, 2011 Politics, Top Stories
Theresa Spahn endorses Romer for mayor

Theresa Spahn endorses Romer for mayor

Former candidate for Denver mayor Theresa Spahn on Thursday endorsed Chris Romer for mayor. Spahn, always a dark horse candidate nonetheless appealed to certain element of the electorate who appreciated her low-key intelligence and thoughtful approach to issues....

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May 6, 2011 Politics, Top Stories
Romer and Hancock head to the homestretch

Romer and Hancock head to the homestretch

Chris Romer coasted to first in Tuesday's Denver mayor race, garnering about 30 percent of the vote. Michael Hancock and James Mejia were neck and neck much of the night, with Hancock pulling away late on the way to 27...

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May 3, 2011 Politics, Top Stories
Hancock salutes Earth day–lays out green plan

Hancock salutes Earth day–lays out green plan

Denver mayoral candidate Michael Hancock today sent out a press release touting the green initiatives he will push as mayor. Turns out he isn't the only mayoral candidate with a green plan. See them all here....

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April 22, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Mejia applauds Senate for passage of Asset bill

Mejia applauds Senate for passage of Asset bill

Denver Mayoral Candidate James Mejia today issued a statement in support of SB 126, the Asset Bill which provides undocumented students access to higher education. He called for quick passage of the bill by the Colorado House of Representatives....

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April 19, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Politics, Top Stories

Denver mayoral race trains spotlight on city police force

Denver police may be facing a shakedown if Denver mayoral candidates adhere to statements made Thursday night. During a forum held by community advocates, most mayoral candidates vowed to ensure transparency, change flawed practices of the past and improve community...

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April 9, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
VIDEO: James Mejia unveils new TV ad

VIDEO: James Mejia unveils new TV ad

Denver mayoral candidate James Mejia this week released his first ad of the campaign....

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April 9, 2011 Education, Politics, Top Stories

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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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First look: The big questions on your November ballot in Colorado

From slavery to smartphones to fixing our “damn roads,” Coloradans could face a kaleidoscope of questions on their November ballots. With the election more than […]

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