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3 years 5 months ago

Ballots ready to go out in El Paso Co

The first ballots for this year's mail-in election in El Paso County go out this Friday. Around 2,000 ballots for active military are the first to go. 231,000 more ballots go in the mail October 11th. The official election day in Colorado is November 1st.

3 years 6 months ago

Taxes or firefighters in Black Forrest

BLACK FOREST, Colo. (AP) - Voters in the small unincorporated community of Black Forest in El Paso County could face a bleak choice on ballots later this year - higher taxes, or fewer firefighters? A board overseeing the Black Forest Fire/Rescue plans to ask residents for the property tax increase...

3 years 10 months ago

10,000 ballots not yet counted

At about 8:30 p.m. the Colorado Springs City Clerk's Office reported all the ballots in the city election had been counted. Unofficial numbers were posted on the city website showing 100 percent of the votes were tallied. About a half hour later the city reported another 10,000 ballots had...

3 years 11 months ago

Summit County proposes more mail-in ballots

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - The Summit County clerk and recorder's office is proposing that primaries and November elections in odd-numbered years in the county be conducted completely by mail. By law, in-person and early voting polls have to be available for mid-term and presidential elections. At a work...

3 years 11 months ago

Owners to discuss sale of NH 1st ballots hotel

DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) - The owner of the New Hampshire hotel where the first-in-the-nation presidential primary ballots are cast is making an announcement about its pending sale. The 150-year-old-plus Balsams Grand Resort in Dixville Notch was put up for sale in July. The Tillotson family has owned the northern...

4 years 3 months ago

Not All Candidates Are Done Campaigning

DENVER (AP) - Incumbent state Representative Kathleen Curry says her write-in candidacy is still alive. She was trailing Democrat Roger Wilson by less than 500 votes, but a judge is ordering inspections of more than 2,000 ballots that may contain write-in votes for Curry, but were not marked properly.

4 years 5 months ago

Candidates scramble for early votes

It's still six weeks to the midterm elections, but candidates far and wide know the early voters are a prime target. They just differ on how to approach them. The move away from trekking to the polls on Election Day gained popularity after the contentious 2000 presidential election, producing...

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado refused waiver on military ballots

The Pentagon has told Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher that it has denied a waiver to exempt the state from a federal requirement to mail ballots to military service members overseas 45 days before the November election. Spokesman Rich Coolidge confirmed that Colorado's waiver request has been denied....

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado awaits word on military ballot waiver

Colorado is awaiting word on whether it will be exempted from a federal requirement to mail ballots to military service members overseas 45 days before the November election. Wisconsin was notified Friday that its waiver request had been denied. If Colorado's waiver is approved, some military ballots from...

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado wants waiver for military ballots

Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher is asking the federal government for a waiver of the 45-day rule to mail ballots to military servicemen overseas for the November election. Spokesman Rich Coolidge says the ballots will still be mailed, but some soldiers might not have enough time to mail...

4 years 7 months ago

Colorado's Senate primary getting feisty

With just three weeks left before Colorado's primary elections and mail-in ballots already hitting mailboxes, the sleepy Democratic Senate primary is showing more life. Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet aired his first negative ad Tuesday against challenger Andrew Romanoff. The same day, Romanoff launched an attack at the incumbent. Romanoff...

5 years 1 month ago

Lawmakers may change unaffiliated candidates law

A Colorado lawmaker who recently switched from Democrat to unaffiliated is considering legislation to make it easier for unaffiliated candidates to get on the ballot. Rep. Kathleen Curry says Colorado has the longest waiting period of any state for unaffiliated candidates. In order to run as an unaffiliated under current...

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