The Jefferson County Elections division recently received national recognition for its innovative use of an online chat service during the 2020 election.
The House passed Democrats' massive election reform bill, the "For the People Act," on Wednesday in the wake of lingering bitterness over the 2020 election and the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
Republican Greg Lopez plans to kick off his second run for governor Thursday in Parker, the Douglas County town where he served a term more than two decades ago as the growing suburb's youngest mayor.
Colorado’s first independent congressional redistricting commission is complete, after a panel of retired judges selected the final six commissioners Monday, meaning the group of 12 can begin to meet and make decisions about how to move forward with their mapping duties.
ORLANDO, Florida — Former President Donald Trump teased a 2024 White House bid and relitigated unfounded claims that the November election was stolen, initiating act two of his political career with a rousing speech to adoring supporters at the Conservative Political Action Conference that aimed to solidify his command of the Republican Party.
Millions of fans know Denver author and entrepreneur Ben Higgins as the titular bachelor who told two women he loved them on the 20th season of ABC-TV's popular match-making reality show — but to Denver Republicans, he'll always be the one that got away.
McReynolds is considered one of the nation's experts on vote by mail. An October profile in TIME called her "the country’s most outspoken evangelist for voting by mail," and a guru to other states trying to figure out vote by mail for the first time in 2020 because of the pandemic.
The bill from Sen. Paul Lundeen, R-Monument, would require voters to cast ballots in person either on election day or in the six-day period leading up to election day. It would still allow voters to cast ballots by mail, but would require voters to opt in to receive a mail-in ballot.
Tuesday's announcement comes after the state Democratic Party issued a press release Saturday criticizing Rep. Lauren Boebert, the firebrand conservative freshman and Rifle diner owner, for attending a GOP fundraiser in Florida for Utah Sen. Mike Lee last week.
Mike Lindell, like Trump lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell earlier, stands to lose $1.3 billion in the defamation lawsuit for his aggressive promotion of a theory that the election was stolen because Dominion voting equipment flipped votes to Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
If no party asks for the board's reconsideration, proponents will be on track to begin gathering the 124,632 required signatures to place Initiative #14 on the statewide ballot.
State legislative leaders on Monday made their choices known for their picks for the congressional and legislative redistricting commissions that will begin work later this year to redraw the state’s 100 legislative districts and rework the state’s congressional district maps.
Prospective 2024 Republican presidential candidates are starting to choose where they stand on former President Donald Trump going forward in the aftermath of his second impeachment, a key question they will all need to answer.
Secretary of State Jena Griswold is slamming a proposal from a Republican senator that would require Colorado voters to cast ballots in person as “a partisan effort to suppress the voices of Coloradans.”
The Title Board will consider setting a ballot title on Wednesday for a proposal to lower property tax rates statewide, siphoning an estimated $1.2 billion in revenue from local governments.
"Am I disappointed that we weren’t able to secure the sufficient number of votes to convict? Of course," Neguse said in the interview posted online Monday.
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold joined the National Association of Secretaries of State in a bipartisan coalition to denounce threats against election officials following the 2020 election.
Commissioners for Colorado’s first independent citizens redistricting commissions continue to be selected from thousands of applicants, with two Republicans, two Democrats and two nonparty-affiliated voters selected Friday for the legislative redistricting commission.
Piko became the city's third mayor in 2018 after six years on the City Council, representing District 4, which covers the eastern portion of the city.
While the lines blur between myths, truisms and rules of thumb, it’s a good idea now and then to examine some of the most prevalent assumptions, including a cluster of related maxims that keep appearing whenever politicos and pundits bend elbows to talk state politics.
"You don’t need to take my word for it, that the insurrections acted at Donald Trump’s direction," the Denver Democrat told senators, opening the third day of Trump's second impeachment trial. "They said so. They were invited here. They were invited by the president of the United States."
In its latest legislative analysis, the Denver-based Common Sense Institute is out with a look at a proposed public option insurance plan Thursday.
As former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial began Tuesday, all eyes were on one set of jurors: Republican senators who are up for reelection next year.
“It was a close vote,” Tonkins told Colorado Politics after the results were announced. “But it only takes one over to win.”
Casper Stockham, a three-time Republican congressional nominee in Colorado, announced his candidacy for state GOP chair late Friday, describing himself as a grassroots candidate who can unify a party that has "lost the will to fight against overreaching government."
Colorado Springs Republican Eli Bremer, an Olympian and former chairman of the El Paso County GOP, told Colorado Politics he asked an acquaintance to reserve a series of internet domain names this week to make sure they're available in case he decides to challenge U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet ne…
In a campaign video released Thursday, Donovan took aim at Boebert's notoriety as a pistol-packing defender of the Second Amendment.
The Democratic Association of Secretaries of State is a political committee whose mission is electing Democratic candidates to be the top election administrators in the states.
El Paso County Republicans have been sounding the alarm over plans by the party's embattled chair to engage a group of armed volunteers to provide security at the county GOP's meeting Saturday, when hundreds of Republicans are expected to gather at a Colorado Springs church to elect party officers.
Nicknamed the “Petition Rights Amendment,” the initiative seeks to legalize ballot initiatives throughout most units of state and local government, limit the legislature's ability to shield laws from referendum, and impose fines on people who impede the activities of signature gatherers, among other changes.
The five are: The League of Women Voters of Colorado; Grand County Clerk Sara Rosene; Gunnison County Clerk Kathy Simillion; Adams County Clerk Josh Zygielbaum; and Christopher Krebs, former Director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency.
U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper, a Colorado Democrat, on Friday announced a slew of hires for his offices in Washington and Colorado, including Capitol Hill veterans, former campaign staffers and former aides to Colorado's senior senator, Democrat Michael Bennet, and Hickenlooper's predecessor, …
Ernest Luning: "Jeff Toborg, the 50-year-old mayor of the fast-growing town of Parker, Colorado, wants everyone to know he made a mistake."
"Once I heard, 'Hang Pence,' I was done," she told Colorado Politics.
FEC (Faith, Education and Commerce) United and United American Defense Force issued a joint statement Wednesday morning to "stand tall to ensure we don’t lose sight of the bigger picture" and told members not to "stoop down to the leftist’s level of chaos and anarchy."
"I refuse to let their political machine write a narrative that millions of Americans know is false,” the Republican congresswoman said in a lengthy video.
Rep. Lauren Boebert was one of more than 100 House Republicans who formally objected to counting electoral votes from a half dozen states won by Biden, based on unfounded claims the election was "stolen" from Trump.
The Brighton lawmaker is the first prominent Colorado Republican to publicly call for Trump's ouster before his successor, President-elect Joe Biden, is inaugurated in less than two weeks.
Comparing the mobs of Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday to the armed gangs that brought down the Roman Republic, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, in an impassioned speech on the Senate floor, called on his colleagues to reject attempts to undo the election of Joe Biden.
SANTA FE, N.M. — Protesters backing President Donald Trump massed outside statehouses from Georgia to New Mexico on Wednesday, leading some officials to evacuate while cheers rang out at several demonstrations as a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol.
The Army Ranger combat veteran recounted the harrowing stretch when he was trapped in House chambers with more than a dozen other lawmakers and Capitol Police officers, who barricaded the doors and drew their guns to keep the rioters at bay.
"President Trump instigated a violent attack on our government in an attempt to remain in power against the will of the people," the Denver Democrat said.
While angry, frustrated and occasionally boisterous, those at the rally have not been violent, in contrast to their compatriots in Washington.
Members of Colorado's congressional delegation sent messages saying they were safe during the hour after they were evacuated from House and Senate chambers, where Congress was in the process of certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory over objections by some Republicans.
Since the creation of Cardboard Cory in the spring of 2017, Indivisible leader Katie Farnan wrangled the 5-foot-tall, nearly life-size cutout of Colorado’s outgoing Republican senator, Cory Gardner, around the metro area and across the state.
ATLANTA — President Trump and President-elect Joe Biden will both be in Georgia on Monday to energize their party's base on the eve of two crucial runoff races that will determine which party controls the U.S. Senate.
“It feels a little wild,” Hickenlooper told Colorado Politics in a phone interview Sunday afternoon, following his swearing-in.
In an attempt to usher out a year that seemed to last a decade, we thought it might be easier to put 2020 behind us by imagining the year as a series of scenes from "Veep."