Initial results showed Denver voters approving much of Mayor Hancock’s RISE Denver plan but stopping short of funding a new arena. Meanwhile, three statewide initiatives are failing and local school board races remain tight.
Colorado’s population jumped nearly 15 percent over the past 10 years. The increase gives the state a new congressional district—meaning a new representative in Washington, D.C. Let the political posturing begin.
The gun-loving, conspiracy-theory-spouting congresswoman from Western Colorado has been in office for just over two weeks. But calls for her to resign, including a petition signed by more than 32,000 Coloradans, are growing by the day.
Moments after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, the Colorado congressman spoke with 5280 about what this historic week has been like for him and his colleagues.
From COVID-19 to increased scrutiny, there was no shortage of things that made it difficult to operate an election in 2020. But with the help of a few pandemic-friendly tweaks, Colorado’s existing system proved it was up to the task.