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Tag Archives: New Era Colorado

The crushing burden of student loan debt and what one Colorado lawmaker wants to do about it

One thing Linsi Bowers learned growing up in rural Colorado was the importance of a college education. She heard it again and again as a […]...

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December 20, 2017 Capitol Notebook, Education, Just In, The Mix

Colorado youth turnout on pace to notch impressive numbers, again

The Centennial State this year, as in years past, will offer a counternarrative to the gloomy line that paints young Americans as digitally distracted slackers […]...

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November 8, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Campaign urges millennials to vote on issues, not gaffes

Spoken word artist Toluwanami Obiwole is in front of Union Station, standing still amidst the hustle and bustle of the city. “Every generation needs a […]...

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September 22, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Millennials on millennials and Colorado’s midterm election

IN Clements Park in Littleton earlier this month, low turnout at a student-organized rally signaled that the fervor incited by the conservative Jefferson County school […]...

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October 28, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Beware the mustache, fraudulent voters!

  Desperate Dems, take note! You may have supported the Republican-loathed election-modernization act HB 1303 mandating that mail-in ballots be sent to all registered voters and […]...

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October 21, 2014 Just In
Obama taps energized Boulder supporters for crucial last-stretch turn-out-the-vote drive

Obama taps energized Boulder supporters for crucial last-stretch turn-out-the-vote drive

BOULDER-- In a speech that alternated between conversational asides and full-throat exhortations, President Obama rallied roughly 11,000 supporters at the packed Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado campus here Thursday. It was the latest but not the last...

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November 2, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Top voter registration group pushes hard in Colorado as last-day deadline approaches

Top voter registration group pushes hard in Colorado as last-day deadline approaches

DENVER-- Tuesday was the last day to register to vote in the Centennial state and New Era Colorado, a youth politics group that is also one of the most successful voter registration groups in the country, made the most...

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October 9, 2012 Center Well, Politics
Obama in Golden seeks to rev up swing-state campaign

Obama in Golden seeks to rev up swing-state campaign

GOLDEN-- On his eighth trip to swing-state Colorado this election year, President Obama came to this scenic town in battleground Jefferson County to energize and recruit ground troops to help his campaign win the state's nine electoral college votes, just...

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September 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Primary election stats suggest GOP youth-voter catastrophe will continue

Primary election stats suggest GOP youth-voter catastrophe will continue

Low turnout among youth voters for the Republican Super Tuesday primary contests suggests the GOP is making a major strategy misstep this year, analysts told the Colorado Independent. They said that Republican campaign messages to young people are mostly absent,...

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March 12, 2012 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
DeGette rallies state civil rights activists to spotlight, counteract new GOP voter laws

DeGette rallies state civil rights activists to spotlight, counteract new GOP voter laws

DENVER-- Colorado Democratic Congresswoman Diana DeGette and representatives of the state's top civil rights organizations this weekend railed against efforts by Republican lawmakers and officials around the country to recast voter rules. Flooded with pale mountain sun on the...

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December 12, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, 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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