Tag Archives: Voting

On Saturday, these groups will show you how to ‘unrig the system’ in Colorado

Are our state politics rigged? Three national groups with footholds in Colorado are gathering Saturday at The Alliance Center in Denver for a public event […]...

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August 4, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Still planning to vote by mail in Colorado? Better hurry.

  You, dear voters, have been Googling like mad: “When is the latest you can vote by mail in Colorado?” We hear you. It’s confusing. But […]...

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October 28, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Keefe: Rigged system


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October 26, 2016 Just In, Keefe, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Today’s the last day to change parties before the primary

Do you want to vote in the June 28 Republican or Democratic primaries in Colorado, but you’re not a party member? To do so, you need to […]...

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May 31, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Critics worry proposed bill would disenfranchise voters

A proposal to change the availability of voting centers across the state is splitting voting rights groups between those who favor saving money and those […]...

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February 9, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Changes to El Paso County precinct boundaries spark caucus confusion

  UPDATE, Feb. 3: El Paso County Clerk and Recorder spokesman Ryan Parsell said he misspoke when he told The Independent voters were notified about recent […]...

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February 1, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado’s new voting-machine mandates irk cash-strapped counties

Secretary of State Wayne Williams is enforcing a 2009 law that will require all 64 counties to replace some of their voting machines with equipment from […]...

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December 31, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Some counties charge thousands of dollars for public inspection of voted-ballot records

  This story first appeared on the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition website.   The public can inspect voted ballots in Colorado. So says a state […]...

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November 13, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Homebrew: Cory Gardner for vice president?

Vice president Guess which Colorado politician Rollcall’s Stuart Rothenberg writes might have a shot for vice president? For once, it’s not Hickenlooper. “Don’t laugh,” Rothernberg says: It’s Cory Gardner. […]...

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November 3, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

The case for early voting in Colorado in two sentences

Voters in El Paso County got this note in the mail along with their ballots for the upcoming Nov. 3 election. Shorter message: Vote early […]...

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November 2, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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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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The Home Front: Federal Bureau of Land Management wants to move its headquarters to a state out west

“Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation and local officials are welcoming confirmation that came Thursday about the Interior Department’s plans to move the Bureau of Land […]

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