1:07 pm, Oct 29, 2004
There are still tickets available to join former Vice President Al Gore and MoveOn PAC's Eli Pariser on Saturday evening for a final rally. If you are a MoveOn member, you can request tickets at no charge.Get your free tickets here.
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10:31 am, Oct 29, 2004
One of the ballot initiatives you will be voting on next week would raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes in Colorado from 20 cents a pack to 84 cents a pack. The measure is expected to pass by a wide margin. The Denver Post this morning endorsed the initiative, pointing out that it will help fund child health care programs and make Colorado... MORE
6:40 am, Oct 29, 2004
Earlier in the week, we wrote about Fair Vote Colorado, a site that lets you check your voter registration status. As one of our own learned, that's advice that's worth repeating.
Shortly after that item was posted, Patrick Doyle, 5280's new research editor, who recently moved to Denver from Philadelphia, discovered that he was one of the... MORE
12:07 pm, Oct 28, 2004
Where can you find information on your local and appeals court judges up for retention? Check out the official recommendations site for the Colorado Commissions on Judicial Performance.
The Commission provides a thumbs-up, thumbs-down or "No opinion" recommendation on each judge up for retention after reviewing a wide variety of information... MORE
7:42 am, Oct 28, 2004
Colorado Secretary of State Donetta Davidson hired Drew T. Durham as her Help America Vote Act compliance coordinator. HAVA is the act passed after the 2000 election debacle to help prevent voters from being accidentally disenfranchised by (among other things) requiring that states allow challenged voters to cast provisional ballots.
A little... MORE
7:30 am, Oct 28, 2004
The Bush campaign is making another appearance in Colorado today. Former President George H.W. Bush and his twin grandaughters, Jenna and Barbara, will speak at a RNC Victory rally at 1:30 p.m. at the Wings Over The Rockies Museum , 7711 E. Academy Blvd., Denver.
The latest Reuters-Zogby poll shows Kerry with a slight lead over Bush in... MORE
7:03 pm, Oct 27, 2004
If you're reading this tonight, turn off your computer and go outside. A lunar eclipse of the moon begins at 7:15. At 8:23 the eclipse will be total, and the moon will glow orange. The eclipse will last until 9:45. If you're a little rusty on your astronomy, during a lunar eclipse the earth's shadow covers the moon entirely. MORE
5:48 pm, Oct 27, 2004
Two workers hired by a company to register voters in Colorado have been charged with fraud.
Denver prosecutors today charged two people with filling out multiple voter-registration forms and said they were investigating "reams" of documents for potential problems. Monique Mora, 20, and Pelonne Page, 21, are accused of putting down false... MORE
12:08 pm, Oct 27, 2004
Early voting in Colorado ends Friday. Take advantage of it while you can. You will find all the information you need here.
Aside from the time-saving benefits, it's another way to make sure your vote gets counted, regardless of any snafus that pop up at polling precincts on election day. MORE
8:12 am, Oct 27, 2004
With Colorado progressives energized in a way that has not been seen since Bill Clinton won the state in 1992, it would seem that the Denver Post picked the wrong year to track to the right. As Jeralyn has already pointed out, reader backlash has been strong over the paper's endorsement of George W. Bush, and it's not letting up. The Post printed... MORE
6:15 am, Oct 27, 2004
Compared to the local media's breathless stories on voter-registration fraud, this hasn't gotten much attention -- but the Jefferson County Democrats report that absentee voters have been getting calls saying that the deadline to send in absentee ballots has passed, and that if they have not yet turned in their absentee ballots they should destroy... MORE
11:30 pm, Oct 26, 2004
The Denver Post endorsed President Bush for re-election Sunday. Tuesday, the Post's editors reported they received 700 letters about the endorsement, every single one of them critical.
More than 700 readers have given us their thoughts on Sunday's presidential endorsement, and they add up to a passionate dissent. An endorsement is meant to... MORE
2:47 pm, Oct 26, 2004
Breaking news: Are you wavering on Amendment 36, Colorado's proposed ballot measure that would proportionally split its nine electoral votes according to the popular vote? It's time to get up to speed since Colorado's Chief U.S. District Court Judge Lewis T. Babcock today threw out a legal challenge to the Amendment and will leave it to the... MORE
11:55 am, Oct 26, 2004
John Kerry's campaign announced today it has canceled television ads in Colorado for the remainder of the campaign. Why? Is Kerry conceding a likely Bush win? Or, as his campaign suggests, are the ads no longer necessary because the push in Colorado is now about getting out the vote rather than convincing voters whom to vote for? Or, do Kerry'... MORE
11:51 am, Oct 26, 2004
Colorado's political clout continues to impress the national media. In the lead article on NBC's Nightly News website yesterday, NBC's Anchor-to-Be Brian Williams calls us "The Wild West " of politics. Williams focuses on the Senate Race between Pete Coors and Ken Salazar, the most expensive in Colorado history. Williams posits that Colorado'... MORE