Tag Archives: Republicans

Birth Control to be Debated at State Level

republican and  democrat 300Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control, such as IUDs, will have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives. Governor John Hickenlooper and his chief medical officer have praised a Continue reading

State Democrats Keep Slim Majority in House

republican and  democrat 300Colorado Democrats emerged from the 2014 elections battered and bruised. They lost the state Senate for the first time in 10 years and have a slimmer margin of power in the House than they had two years ago. Still, Democrats have more leverage than Republicans to dictate Continue reading

Election Day; Ballots Due by 7

Ballot-300Today is Election Day. If you haven’t turned your ballot in yet, you have until 7 tonight to do so. Ballots should be taken to your local elections clerk. Drop off points are at the Moffat County Courthouse, the Routt County Courthouse annex in Steamboat, Oak Creek Town Hall, Hayden Town Hall, the courthouse in Meeker, and the 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

Democrats Closing Gap on Returning Ballots

Ballot-300Democrats are cutting into the GOP’s edge in Colorado midterm election ballot returns. But Republicans remain about 85,000 ballots ahead of Democrats with less than a week to go. The Colorado Secretary of State announced that as of Wednesday morning, election officials had received 905,500 ballots. Of those, 379,250 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

Ballots Trickling in to Elections Clerks

Ballot-300Northwest Colorado ballots are trickling into local county elections clerks. An updated count on the number of ballots turned in by voters across the state show that 700 Routt County residents have turned in their ballots. 325 Moffat County voters and 187 Rio Blanco County voters have done the same. In all three counties, the Continue reading

Romney Stumps for Beauprez

mitt-romney 300Republicans welcomed Mitt Romney to a rally in Littleton yesterday. Romney was there to stump for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez, and was joined by other prominent republicans in Colorado, such as Cory Gardner, Mike Coffman, and Cynthia Coffman. Romney focused on Governor John Hickenlooper’s Continue reading

Biden Visits Denver

BIDENVice President Joe Biden was in Denver Friday to attend an event on domestic violence and a Democratic fundraiser. The fundraiser was for former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, who is challenging Republican Representative Mike Coffman in the state’s 6th Congressional District. Biden attended a round Continue reading

Republicans to Introduce Energy Bills

REPUBLICANSeveral energy bills will be introduced in the House today that are geared more toward voters than Congress. Republicans have put together a package of energy bills that contradict the Obama administration’s energy and climate policies. While the lawmakers know the package will be among the hundreds of bills they have already Continue reading

Hickenlooper Raises Over $150,000 for Campaign in the Last Two Weeks

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper raised $151,636 for his re-election campaign during the last two weeks, and he has nearly $1 million cash on hand.  His campaign announced the figures yesterday. The reporting period for which Hickenlooper raised the money covered May 29th through June 11th.  The campaign recently Continue reading

Marijuana Laws Won’t Affect Decision on Location of GOP Convention

MARIJUANA-300Legal marijuana in Denver won’t make it problematic for Republicans to hold their 2016 convention in the city.  That’s according to GOP officials who talked to reporters yesterday. It was the second of three days touring Denver as a potential site for the 2016 Republican convention.  Denver is competing Continue reading