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Lamar Council Moves Ahead on Airport Purchase/Upgrades, Main Café Funding

Lamar Council Moves Ahead on Airport Purchase/Upgrades, Main Café Funding

    Will recreational marijuana be able to be legally sold in Lamar?  A petition may be circulating to determine if there’s sufficient interest among registered voters to have the question placed on the City of Lamar’s November ballot.  SoCo, a cannabis retail company with interests in the state, is undertaking the task of circulating […]

Initiative Opponents Statement on the Rehearing for Initiative 16

Initiative Opponents Statement on the Rehearing for Initiative 16

Centennial, Colo. — Coloradans for Animal Care, a coalition of Colorado-based agriculture and livestock organizations will request the State Supreme Court review today’s decisions by the State Title Board as to the ballot title it set for Initiative 16. Initiative 16 would criminalize many routine animal care practices that Colorado’s ranchers and farmers use to feed America.  […]

Coalition of Ag Leaders Forms to Oppose Initiative 16

Coalition of Ag Leaders Forms to Oppose Initiative 16

Files for Rehearing with Title Board CENTENNIAL, Colo – A coalition of state agriculture leaders and their organizations has formed to oppose Initiative 16, a potential 2022 ballot initiative that would ask voters to criminalize commonly accepted veterinary and animal care practices in Colorado. It would also ban the slaughter of livestock that have not yet […]

Governor Polis Convenes Congressional Redistricting Commission

Governor Polis Convenes Congressional Redistricting Commission

  DENVER – Today, Governor Jared Polis convened the Congressional Redistricting Commission, pursuant to section 44.2(1)(a) of article V of the Colorado Constitution. The Commission will be responsible for determining the boundaries for Colorado’s Congressional districts and may be tasked with determining the boundaries for an 8th district, dependent upon reapportionment data from the federal […]

CO Sec of State Joins Coalition Condemning Threats Against Election Officials

CO Sec of State Joins Coalition Condemning Threats Against Election Officials

DENVER, Colo- Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold has joined a bipartisan coalition of Secretaries of State from around the country on a resolution condemning threats against election officials.  Leading up to and in the wake of the 2020 General Election, there has been a spate of threats directed specifically at state election officials throughout the United […]

Colorado Sec of State Updates Election Result Totals

Colorado Sec of State Updates Election Result Totals

DENVER, Colo- The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office announced today that it has posted official compiled results to its election night reporting website. The race for Judicial District 18 has triggered an automatic recount, which begins December 2nd.  This recount will involve the counties of Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert, and Lincoln. Statewide election certification will take place after the […]

State 2020 General Election Turnout Sets Records

State 2020 General Election Turnout Sets Records

DENVER, Colo- Even with ballots still being processed and counted throughout Colorado, it is clear that this is an historic election.  As of 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, a total of 3,303,265 ballots have been received into the statewide voter registration system to be processed for tabulation in the 2020 General Election, with more […]

Gov. Polis Grants Historic Pardons for Marijuana Convictions

Gov. Polis Grants Historic Pardons for Marijuana Convictions

  New Bipartisan Law Gives Governor Authority to Issue Pardons     DENVER – Governor Jared Polis today signed an Executive Order granting pardons to those who have been convicted of possessing one ounce or less of marijuana. In June, Gov. Polis signed the bipartisan H.B. 20-1424, sponsored by Rep. James Coleman, Sen. Julie Gonzales […]

21 Candidates for President on the Colorado Ballot. Clerks Office Offers a Sample!

21 Candidates for President on the Colorado Ballot. Clerks Office Offers a Sample!

  Prowers County 2020 General Election Sample Ballots are now posted to the Prowers County Website under Departments and then select Elections. Ballots Styles for this 2020 General Election will be by Precinct Number (Example: PRECT-1, PRECT-2, through PRECT-13 which is associated with your physical address listed on your voter registration record. If you are […]

Colorado Secretary of State’s Office Announces Election Rules and Guidance for County Election Officials

Colorado Secretary of State’s Office Announces Election Rules and Guidance for County Election Officials

  DENVER, Colo- The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office has prepared and issued election rules and guidance for county clerks as well as other election stakeholders outlining suggested procedures for conducting the November 3 General Election during the COVID-19 national health crisis. The rules and guidance address the various operational provisions to assure the safety […]

Are You an Eligible but Unregistered Voter…Info Cards Being Mailed

Are You an Eligible but Unregistered Voter…Info Cards Being Mailed

  Colorado Secretary of State, Elections Division will be sending out as of today, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 a Colorado EBU Postcard election mailing to Eligible But Unregistered (EBU) citizens. According to the Secretary of State’s Office there will be approximately 730,000 postcards being sent. This mailing will be sent in two waves, the one […]

Info Mailings to Unregistered Voters Begins

Info Mailings to Unregistered Voters Begins

    Voter Participation Center (VPC) and the Center for Voter Information (CVI), will be sending out a mailing to Colorado beginning September 7, 2020. Their mission is to expand access to Democracy by Underrepresented Populations. The VPC and CVI have one key mission to bring more people into democracy. Both organizations successfully utilize direct […]

Colorado Providing 368 Voting Drop Boxes for November 3 Election

Colorado Providing 368 Voting Drop Boxes for November 3 Election

DENVER, Colo- Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold today announced that Colorado will have 368 ballot drop boxes available to voters statewide for the November 3 election, a significant increase from 2018, when 247 drop boxes were available statewide. “I am happy to announce that over the last two years Colorado has added 121 new […]

Only September Left for 2020 Census Count

Only September Left for 2020 Census Count

Colorado’s 2020 Census Total Response Rate Exceeds 84%    Denver, CO – Now is the time to be counted in the 2020 Census. Data collection is scheduled to end on September 30 and the Census Bureau is encouraging all Coloradans to respond today.    “It has never been easier to respond on your own, whether online, […]

Check your voter registration record TODAY!

Check your voter registration record TODAY!

Be sure your information is current and updated! Visit www.govotecolorado.gov NOW to update or even register to vote but do it as soon as possible! Don’t chance a delay in getting your ballot. Colorado ballots will be mailed starting October 9, 2020 so watch for them during the week of October 12-16, 2020 in your […]