10:58 pm, Nov 2, 2004
Earlier this hour, the Rocky Mountain News was reporting results in Colorado's presidential election that totalled more votes cast than the number of people who actually live in the state. The Rocky Mountain Progressive Network has a screen shot.
Yesterday, the News website posted election "results" before the polls even opened. MORE
10:42 pm, Nov 2, 2004
The Rocky Mountain News is calling Colorado's 7th Congressional District for incumbent Bob Beauprez. MORE
10:12 pm, Nov 2, 2004
CBS just became the first network to call Colorado for President Bush. MORE
10:05 pm, Nov 2, 2004
17% of Colorado vote is in, Salazar is ahead, 51 to 48%.
Huge numbers of people at the Democratic headquarters party at the downtown Marriott. The crowd is way past capacity. Fire marshals are trying to find solutions, like having the Marriott open up more rooms.
This is a Colorado crowd. The attention is on Salazar and local races. Kerry... MORE
10:00 pm, Nov 2, 2004
The Rocky Mountain News reports that voters have approved the $4.7 billion FasTracks mass-transit proposal, and renewed SCFD, which will raise more than $400 million dollars for local arts and science groups. MORE
8:09 pm, Nov 2, 2004
The Associated Press is reporting that Amendment 36, the initiative that would have divided Colorado's nine electoral votes according to each candidate's share of the popular vote, has been rejected by the state's voters. MORE
8:04 pm, Nov 2, 2004
The polls are closed in Colorado (unless, of course, you're already in line). The waiting now begins. MORE
6:57 pm, Nov 2, 2004
Polls on the East coast are closed. CBS is projecting three states, Georgia, Indiana and Kentucky for Bush. Vermont has been called for Kerry. Surprisingly, South Carolina and Virginia are too close to call.
Driving out of downtown Denver today around 4:00, I was passing the State Capitol at 14th and Broadway when there was a cacophony of car... MORE
4:57 pm, Nov 2, 2004
ABC News is reporting voting irregularities involving both Repblicans and Democrats:
The organization, FairVote, says it has received more than 500 calls on its hotline. Its representatives say the biggest problem is people being turned away in some precincts in Boulder and Denver because the address on their identification doesn't match the... MORE
4:19 pm, Nov 2, 2004
If you really vote because of this, you need to look into shopaholics anonymous. But this is a nice gesture on the part of Paris Loft and Composition, two Denver stores that will offer a 10% discount on all purchases today for voters. C'mon, you deserve a little reward. MORE
3:02 pm, Nov 2, 2004
It's entirely unscientific, but a poll of the dozen or so 5280 staffers who voted today shows that turnout throughout the Denver metro area is every bit as heavy as expected.
Both in the city and suburbs, lines ranging from 45 minutes to more than two hours were not uncommon. Our worst horror story came from a precinct in the Stapleton... MORE
12:52 pm, Nov 2, 2004
The polls are open. Sporadic problems have been reported, mostly related to the late opening of a few polling places and computer glitches. Best advice, go early, dress warm for outdoor lines, have your id ready. Here's a breakdown on Colorado voters by the numbers:
850,000 voted early this year (up 75,000 from 2000.)
3 million and... MORE
10:30 am, Nov 2, 2004
If you run into problems voting today, here are some numbers to call.
A hotline has been set up by a coalition of nonpartisan groups to deal with the most serious problems on Election Day. 1-866-OUR-VOTE is the "911" of voter suppression hotlines. Please don't call unless your problem is serious enough that you have to talk to a lawyer... MORE
8:14 am, Nov 2, 2004
The presidential and U.S. Senate races have (deservedly) received most of the attention in Colorado this campaign season. But this campaign season has also seen an epic struggle for control of the state Senate. In 2000, Democrats surprised the self-described experts by taking control of that chamber, only to lose it by a single seat in 2002. At... MORE
8:13 am, Nov 2, 2004
Today's the day. Every registered voter has the right to vote in their precinct. To reduce the chance for error, here are some easy steps to take before you go -- followed by some places to go for help if you run into trouble.
Before you go:
Check here and make sure you are registered to vote and that you have the right polling place.