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How to increase interest in elections?

The League of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region is exploring the question of how to increase citizen engagement and representation. They will discuss this issue from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Some of the questions involve holding city elections in November of… Continue Reading How to increase interest in elections?

Local politics might lead to a different future

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It was an eventful year in politics and government — nationally, regionally, and locally. In fact, 2012 may have been a watershed year, one in which the comfortable assumptions of the past were overturned and the future became cloudy and uncertain. Elections First came the party primary elections on June 26, notable locally on two… Continue Reading Local politics might lead to a different future

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Gessler to hold elections meeting in Springs

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Secretary of State Scott Gessler will be in Colorado Springs tomorrow as part of his “election integrity” listening tour, to collect comment about the November general election. The meeting is scheduled from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the El Paso County clerk and recorder’s office, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road. Free parking is available.… Continue Reading Gessler to hold elections meeting in Springs

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National uncertainty could affect us

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Ballots for the November election soon will show up in mailboxes across El Paso County. Many voters will not hesitate to wade through the many choices, from contested races down to the state and local ballot issues. At least, we hope that’s what happens. In the past week or two, we’ve detected a new dynamic… Continue Reading National uncertainty could affect us

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Springs names new city clerk

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City officials announced over the weekend that they have hired a city clerk, a position that has been without a permanent appointment since July when former City Clerk Kathryn Young retired. Sarah Johnson was chosen after a two-month recruitment period in which more than 97 people applied, officials said. Johnson has 18 years of elections… Continue Reading Springs names new city clerk

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Colorado Democrats have prevailed so far on a proposal to stiffen penalties for people who lie about elections to suppress the vote. Now the proposal faces a tougher hurdle in a committee controlled by the GOP. The bill makes it a felony to intentionally lie about an election with the “intent to prevent a person… Continue Reading Bill to punish lying about elections faces CO test

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It could very well be a first in Colorado election history: A city clerk calls it quits on election night with votes left uncounted and a message to voters: Check back tomorrow. The unusual move leaves a slew of unanswered questions. Exactly how many votes were left uncounted? Why were conflicting vote-count reports issued throughout… Continue Reading City clerk’s judgment an issue this election season

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Real estate broker and political newcomer Steve Bach will face downtown businessman and former city councilman Richard Skorman in the final contest to become the city’s first strong mayor. According to preliminary polling results, the two claimed the most votes for strong mayor in the city’s spring mail-in ballot election, which came to an end… Continue Reading City election: Skorman, Bach set for strong mayor runoff

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Peterson Air Force Base opens voting office

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Air Force members can now register to vote at the new voting office at Peterson Air Force Base. The office opened this week and will initially be staffed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Air Force officials say they hope to have it staffed full-time eventually. Military personnel and civilians can both register there. A law passed… Continue Reading Peterson Air Force Base opens voting office

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On the final day of Senate campaigning, both candidates are concentrating where the most votes are – along the Front Range. Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican Ken Buck both were hitting the Denver area Monday on the eve of a close election. Buck was traveling in the opposite direction, starting in Fort Collins and… Continue Reading Senate candidates spend last day along Front Range

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