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CU regents passed over more experienced and prominent applicants when picking...

The University of Colorado’s elected board of regents passed over applicants with more experience running universities and more distinguished careers when it hired conservative former...

Regents name Mark Kennedy CU president over stiff campus opposition

The University of Colorado’s Board of Regents has hired Mark Kennedy to lead the state’s flagship university despite overwhelming opposition from students, faculty and...

Shoemaker, Carson, Griego take regent wins

The election results for the University of Colorado Board of Regents are in, and two of the three seats in play will be filled with newcomers.

New regents likely to help pick CU’s next president

Three of the nine seats on the University of Colorado Board of Regents are up for election this year, and at least two will...

New conservative Douglas County school board to vote on GOP-backed charter...

Unofficial results posted at 10:45 Tuesday night by the Douglas County Clerk’s office show a conservative bloc making a clean sweep of the controversial Douglas County school board election. The results could have immediate implications for the district as one of the new board's first items of business will be to vote on a charter school effort being led by a major proponent and campaigner for the bloc, Douglas County GOP Vice Chair Mark Baisley.

Ugly Douglas County GOP campaign alienated Republicans

Even if the Douglas County Republican Party candidates win the Douglas County School Board election today, the battle may come at the cost of wider party support.

Douglas County schools candidate draws ethics complaint

In what some might see as a revealing small chapter of contemporary U.S. politics, an ugly school board election in Douglas County has seen the local Republican Party use hard-line ideological arguments to promote preferred "freedom-loving" Republican candidates over teachers' union-endorsed "liberal" Republican candidates. In a race that sees Republicans eating Republicans, the point seems to be less about the candidates than it is about the kind of school system a right-wing GOP would like to install in Douglas County.

Republicans attack Republicans as Obama-style socialists in Douglas School Board Race

The Douglas County school board elections are turning into an oddly partisan affair, one that pits Republicans against Republicans in an ugly campaign that...
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