Tag Archives: recall

JeffCo,Thompson school board races not heating up…yet

Update: Thompson board member Bryce Carlson announced on Friday he would not run for a second term. His statement is below. Wanted: Someone, anyone to […]...

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August 9, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Organizers drop recall efforts against Windholz, demanding she step down

The group organizing a recall against state Rep. JoAnn Windholz told The Colorado Independent today they plan to drop their effort. Instead they will focus on […]...

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January 26, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

Conservatives burned money on JeffCo races. Unions spent big and won

  The Independence Institute, Americans for Prosperity and other conservative groups sank hundreds of thousands of dollars into the 2015 school board races and ended […]...

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December 22, 2015 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Republicans back lawmaker who called Planned Parenthood the ‘real culprit’ in the clinic shooting

  Rep. JoAnn Windholz still has her party’s support in the 2016 race after she blamed Planned Parenthood for inciting the Nov. 27 rampage at […]...

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December 21, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lawmaker who called Planned Parenthood ‘real culprit’ in shootings faces recall effort

A campaign is underway to recall Rep. JoAnn Windholz, R-Commerce City, who stirred up national ire after blaming Planned Parenthood, rather than the shooter, for […]...

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December 3, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado voters “give the middle finger” to Koch Brothers education reforms

  Voters in three school board districts sent a powerful message Tuesday night to conservative billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch, Americans for Prosperity and […]...

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November 4, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Dirty politics in JeffCo: Who’s exploiting a school-board member’s son?

Tuesday, the libertarian Independence Institute released a video that accused recall supporters of bullying the special-needs son of Jefferson County Board of Education member Julie Williams […]...

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October 21, 2015 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

With JeffCo recall looming, Americans for Prosperity organizes for “school choice”

Regardless of the outcome of the recall… That was the mantra repeated on Sunday by the politicians, school board candidates and conservative education reformers attending […]...

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September 28, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Recall-backed Jeffco school board candidates skip conservative forum

The conservative majority on Jeffco’s School Board defended its record at a candidate forum Monday night, while the candidates vying to oust them played hooky. […]...

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September 1, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Terry ‘I’m still sheriff’ Maketa denies making handoff difficult for successor

  El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa survived a recall effort waged against him earlier this summer and is set to ride out his term, […]...

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August 25, 2014 Just In

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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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