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Ballots Due by 7 Tonight

Ballot-300Today is Election Day. This year’s ballots feature school and college board elections in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties. There are also broadband questions on ballots in all three counties. There are tax increase questions for school districts in Meeker and Steamboat, and Continue reading

Dropping off Ballots Preferable to Mailing at This Point

Ballot-300Secretary of State Wayne Williams is recommending that voters who haven’t mailed in their ballots yet deliver them in person instead. Williams says that several county clerks have expressed concern that the U.S. Postal Service didn’t deliver their ballots in a timely manner. So Continue reading

Postal Service Urges Voters to Mail Ballots as Soon as Possible

Ballot-300The 2015 Colorado election process is underway and the United States Postal Service is urging citizens to mail back ballots now to ensure every vote is counted. According to state law, County Clerks and Recorders must be in possession of the ballot no later than the close of polls on Tuesday, November 3rd. Only ballots received Continue reading

Group Pushing for Universal Health Care

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300A group that wants to see Colorado start the nation’s first universal health care plan has turned in signatures to take the plan to voters. The group ColoradoCareYES turned in some 156,000 petition signatures to the secretary of state Friday. They want to see a question on 2016 ballots about a new health care system to replace Continue reading

New Voting Machines Being Tested in Colorado

Ballot-300Ballots hit the mail yesterday in many jurisdictions across Colorado. For some of those ballots, election administrators will be using new voting machines as Colorado plans a statewide upgrade. Eight counties will be testing one of four new machines in the off-year elections. Those are Continue reading

Ballots Being Mailed Out Next Week

Ballot-300In a week, county clerks will begin mailing out ballots for the November 3rd election, but Coloradans can take a sneak peek now at what their ballots will look like. Registered voters — or those who want to register for the election — can go to GoVoteColorado.com to update their information and take a look at this year’s sample Continue reading

Ballots Due Tomorrow

Ballot-300Tomorrow is Election Day. Those who haven’t turned in their ballots have until 7 tomorrow night to do so. Elections officials say you should take your ballot in to your county’s polling place. In Moffat County that is the Moffat County Courthouse. In Rio Blanco County, it’s the courthouse in Meeker, and the Annex Building in Continue reading

Republicans Lead in Early Voting

Ballot-300Republicans have taking a big lead in early voting in Colorado, and the lead has only gotten bigger. A report from the Secretary of State this morning showed that over 112,000 more Republicans than Democrats had cast their ballots as the state conducts its first major mail-in election. Voters can also drop off ballots at polling stations and Continue reading

Ballots Due Tuesday

Ballot-300Voters have until Tuesday to submit their ballots to local elections clerks. Colorado’s election is an all-mail election, but polling places will be available in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties on Tuesday. In Moffat County, voters can show up to the Moffat County Courthouse between 7 in the morning and 7 in the evening to Continue reading

More Republicans Turning in Ballots than Democrats

Ballot-300The election is only eight days away. Over 660,000 voters have already cast their ballots in Colorado. The numbers show that Republicans are turning out the voter stronger than Democrats in the state. A total of 282-thousand Republicans have cast ballots, while about 214,000 Democrats have voted. Nearly 157,000 Continue reading

Post Office Reminds Voters to Get Their Ballots In

Ballot-300Colorado’s first all mail-in general election is under way and the United States Postal Service says they are Coloradan’s easiest choice to ensure every vote is counted this year. The Postal Service is reminding all Colorado voters to mail their ballots this week to ensure they are received by County Clerks and Recorders no later than Continue reading

Clerk Allows Udall Propaganda Near Polling Place

mark-udall-300A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of the student newspaper from boxes outside the student union yesterday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Senator Mark Udall’s visit to campus. Larimer County Clerk Angela Myers, a Republican, said the front-page photo and story Continue reading