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ELECTION 2022

Colorado’s Prop 123 affordable housing initiative could face rocky future

Voters in November also sought to reduce their taxes and, taken together, the changes could lead to difficult decisions down the road.

Election Day comes to Elbert County

The 2022 midterm elections have come and gone, leaving Elbert County with a new commissioner-elect, a new county clerk and recorder-elect, and decisions on several school district ballot issues.

Democrat Jena Griswold defeats Republican Pam Anderson in Colorado’s secretary of state race

Democratic Secretary of State Jena Griswold defeated Republican Pam Anderson on Tuesday to win a second four-year term as Colorado’s top elections official. Griswold led Anderson, a former …

Weiser defeats Kellner in reelection bid

Democratic Attorney General Phil Weiser won a second term on Tuesday by defeating Republican John Kellner, the top prosecutor in the 18th Judicial District. Kellner conceded at about 9 p.m. when …

Jared Polis easily beats Heidi Ganahl

Colorado voters overwhelmingly reelected Democratic Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday, endorsing his job performance over the past four years and soundly rejecting claims by his Republican opponent, …

Election results 2022: Elbert County

Voters in Elbert County received ballots in which all candidates for county-level races on Nov. 8 were Republicans running unopposed, but three school-funding questions offered choices to the electorate.

Letter from the publisher: This week's papers won't have election news, so make sure you don't miss out

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Schroeder loses bid to block election monitor

A Denver District Court judge on Nov. 3 denied a preliminary-injunction request by Elbert County Clerk and Recorder Dallas Schroeder, leaving in place the election supervisor assigned to Schroeder's office by Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold.

The life of an Elbert County ballot

On Oct. 31, the Elbert County News spent the morning at the Elbert County Elections Office learning the ins and outs of the county’s voting system and the life of a ballot.
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STATE ELECTION RESULTS
Colorado voters overwhelmingly reelected Democratic Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday, endorsing his job performance over the past four years and soundly rejecting claims by his Republican opponent, …
Democratic Secretary of State Jena Griswold defeated Republican Pam Anderson on Tuesday to win a second four-year term as Colorado’s top elections official. Griswold led Anderson, a former …
Colorado voters sent Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet back to Washington for a third six-year term Tuesday, rejecting Republican Joe O’Dea, a first-time candidate and Denver construction …
Democratic Attorney General Phil Weiser won a second term on Tuesday by defeating Republican John Kellner, the top prosecutor in the 18th Judicial District. Kellner conceded at about 9 p.m. when …
LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE
 Beginning Monday, Oct. 17, Colorado voters may call the Secretary of State’s Language Assistance Hotline for assistance in interpreting their 2022 election ballot. The new hotline will …
*** Election News by County ***
ADAMS, WELD COUNTY

2022 Election Results: Bird declares victory over DeMott in HD 29

Shannon Bird declared victory over Vanessa DeMott in HD 29 earning about 61% of the vote. 

Election 2022 Results: Willford wins HD34

Northglenn Mayor Pro-Tem Jenny Willford is leading Kevin Allen in the next state representative for Colorado's District 34. 

Conservative voices at Adams County polls

Brad Belford, a Westminster resident and registered Republican, said he voted Democrat down the line besides for Secretary of State candidate Pam Anderson. He thinks the Republican party is out of …
ARAPAHOE COUNTY

Colorado county clerks report death threats as election fraud claims continue

Some county clerks face hostility, even violent threats, a trend that continues in Colorado two years after the 2020 election, when former President Trump and his supporters alleged widespread voter fraud.

Ganahl wants to eliminate state income tax

Heidi Ganahl, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, is campaigning on a bold promise to eliminate Colorado’s 4.55% individual income tax, the largest source of revenue for the state’s general …
DOUGLAS COUNTY

In Douglas County, voters will decide whether teachers get 9% pay bump

Lucy Squire just marked her 18th year as a teacher at Copper Mesa Elementary School in Douglas County. One of the things she has that many teachers here and around Colorado don’t is a home.
ELBERT COUNTY

Election Day comes to Elbert County

The 2022 midterm elections have come and gone, leaving Elbert County with a new commissioner-elect, a new county clerk and recorder-elect, and decisions on several school district ballot issues.

Election results 2022: Elbert County

Voters in Elbert County received ballots in which all candidates for county-level races on Nov. 8 were Republicans running unopposed, but three school-funding questions offered choices to the electorate.

Copying hard drives led to concerns

When Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced that she was appointing a supervisor in Elbert County for the November election, she pointed to a past incident in her reasoning.  Griswold, a Democrat, cited "a 2021 election security protocol breach where Republican Clerk Dallas Schroeder violated Colorado Elections Rules by giving unauthorized individuals copies of images of the county’s voting system hard drives."

Elbert County clerk fires back at secretary of state after appointment of election supervisor

Elbert County Clerk Dallas Schroeder says Secretary of State Jena Griswold’s appointment of an election supervisor does not change the way his office will conduct elections.
*** Ballot Issues ***
Proposition 112
While it’s hard to believe any rational person would consider that now is a good time for “decriminalization” of hallucinogenic drugs, that is exactly what is being proposed.
Denver Ballot Issues 306 & 307
Denver measure 307, which concerns sidewalks, has passed with 55.85% of the vote. Ballot measure 306, which advocates dub the "Waste No More" campaign, garnered 70.86% of the votes. Results from the final count came in at 5 p.m. Nov. 17. The election will be certified on Nov. 29.
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