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Colorado Secretary of State’s Office Adopts Temporary Rules for Voting Systems Security

Colorado Secretary of State’s Office Adopts Temporary Rules for Voting Systems Security

  DENVER, Colo– This past Thursday, the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office adopted temporary elections rules that include measures to ensure the security and custody of Colorado’s voting systems. The rules include measures restricting physical and electronic access to the voting system and outline the enforcement mechanisms necessary to ensure election security compliance. “Every Colorado […]

Secretary of State Proceeds with Lawsuit to Remove Peters as Designated Election Official

Secretary of State Proceeds with Lawsuit to Remove Peters as Designated Election Official

    DENVER, Colo– Today, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold proceeded with a lawsuit to remove Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters as the Designated Election Official (DEO). In the filing, the Office requests that Wayne Williams be appointed as the DEO and Sheila Reiner be appointed as the Director of Elections for […]

Mesa County Election Equipment Hard Drive Images were Publicly Posted

Mesa County Election Equipment Hard Drive Images were Publicly Posted

Colorado Secretary of State’s Office and DHS Confirms Posting does not Heighten Risk to State or Nation’s Elections DENVER, Colo- The Colorado Department of State has been alerted to and confirmed the release of two hard drive images from Mesa County election servers by election conspiracy theorists. While the investigation is ongoing, it appears these […]

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 […]

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 […]

Colorado Economy Continues to Show Growth According to Secretary of State

Colorado Economy Continues to Show Growth According to Secretary of State

Secretary Griswold Releases Economic Indicators Report for Second Quarter 2019   Colorado’s business entity filings increased and wages continued to see growth through the second quarter, according to the latest Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators report released by Secretary of State Jena Griswold today. During the second quarter of 2019, 31,762 new business entities filed […]

Colorado's Online Voter Registration System Reaches Over 2 Million Transactions

Colorado’s Online Voter Registration System Reaches Over 2 Million Transactions

  DENVER, June 12, 2019 — Since the debut of the online voter registration system (OLVR) in 2010, Coloradans have made more than 2.4 million transactions using the system. This number includes registration updates like changes in party affiliation or address, new registrations, and withdrawals.  In 2010, Colorado became the fourth state to allow online […]

State Notes New Business Filings/Growth for 2nd Quarter

  DENVER, July 20, 2018 – Business entities in good standing in Colorado reached a record 688,986 in the second quarter of the year, according to data from the Colorado Secretary of State’s office.  Over the last year ending in June, 122,713 new business filings were recorded, with 31,572 coming in the second quarter. Over […]

New Business Filings Show Growth in Colorado

New Business Filings Show Growth in Colorado

  DENVER, April 12, 2018 — New business filings in Colorado increased 32 percent this quarter compared to last quarter, according to the latest report analyzing Colorado Secretary of State data. Over the 12 months ending March 31, a total of 120,870 new business filings were recorded with the Secretary of State’s office. In the […]

Secretary Williams Releases Final 2017 Business Report

Secretary Williams Releases Final 2017 Business Report

  DENVER, Jan. 23, 2018 — New business filings in Colorado grew almost 10 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the latest report analyzing Colorado Secretary of State data.  The report shows that over the last 12 months 117,648 new businesses filed with the Secretary of State’s office.  “Year-over-year increases in […]

Sec. of State Posts Colorado 2nd Quarter Economic Indicators Report

  DENVER, July 20, 2017 – Colorado businesses saw a small dip in both new entity filings and existing entity renewals in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the first quarter, but increases over the same period last year. According to the Quarterly Business & Economic Indicators Report, in the second quarter of 2017, […]

Secretary Williams’ Response to Request for Public Voter Files

  DENVER, June, 29, 2017 — Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams said today that his office will release voter information that is public under state law to a presidential election commission that asked for “publicly-available roll data,” but it will withhold data that is confidential. Williams received a letter on Wednesday from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity signed by vice […]

Secretary Williams says Colorado Works to Prevent Fraud

Secretary Williams says Colorado Works to Prevent Fraud

    DENVER, Jan. 25, 2017 — Secretary of State Wayne Williams reiterated today that Colorado employs important safeguards to make sure its elections are as secure as possible. “In Colorado our clerks and our judges prevent the overwhelming majority of attempts to vote that are improper,” he said. “Voter fraud is rare but it […]

Unofficial Election Results from Prowers County and Colorado

Unofficial Election Results from Prowers County and Colorado

The following are the unofficial results on balloting in the State of Colorado and Prowers County from numbers issued by the Secretary of State’s office and from the Prowers Count Clerk and Recorder.  There were 7201 registered voters in the county. Prowers County Commissioner, Wendy Buxton-Andrade ran unopposed for her seat in District Three and […]

From Taxes to Liquor, a Crowded Ballot Could Await Colorado Voters

  DENVER, May 19, 2016 — Ethics, elections and oil-and-gas are among the issues that could be on the November ballot. Colorado allows citizens to put issues on the ballot after going through a process that includes reviews by staffers with the Secretary of State, the attorney general and Legislative Legal Services. These reviews do […]