Tag: colorado

  • Colorado top-four ranked-choice voting initiative to be filed targeting 2024 ballot

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    Voters in Colorado could decide on a ballot initiative to adopt top-four ranked-choice voting in Nov. 2024. Kent Thiry, the former CEO of DaVita, said he plans to file the ballot initiative, which would change state executive, state legislative, and congressional elections. The new electoral system would go into effect beginning in 2026. The initiative…

  • Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey: Colorado roundup

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    Colorado is holding elections, including for state legislative offices, on Nov. 5, 2024. A number of candidates running in these elections completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office. Below is a selection of responses from a candidate who filled…

  • Two incumbents, one challenger win election to Woodland Park School District RE-2 school board

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    Incumbent Mick Bates, incumbent Cassie Kimbrell, and Keegan Barkley won election to the Woodland Park School District RE-2 school board in Teller County, Colorado, on Nov. 7, 2023. Three districts were up for election: District A, District C, and District D. The district had 1,804 students during the 2021-2022 school year. Incumbents Mick Bates, Dave…

  • One new candidate declares in Colorado

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    Ballotpedia tracked one new state-level candidate in Colorado between Nov. 6-12. This was one more candidate than the prior week.  The candidate is a Democrat and is running for state executive office in 2024. Details on the candidate are below:  Since the beginning of the year, Ballotpedia has identified 26 candidates for state-level office in…

  • Colorado voters have rejected 68% of TABOR ballot measures over the last 30 years

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    Colorado voters have rejected 68% of ballot measures requiring a statewide vote under the state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, also known as TABOR. In 1992, Colorado voters approved Initiative 1, which created a Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights in the Colorado Constitution. The Colorado Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR) requires voter approval for all new taxes,…

  • All candidates for Aurora City Council Ward V complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

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    Both of the candidates running in the Nov. 7, 2023, general election for Aurora City Council Ward V — Incumbent Angela Lawson (nonpartisan) and Chris Rhodes (nonpartisan) — completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office. Here are the candidates’ responses to…

  • Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey: Colorado roundup

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    Colorado is holding elections, including for school boards and state legislative offices, on Nov. 7, 2023, and Nov. 5, 2024, respectively. A number of candidates running in these elections completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office. Below is a…

  • Two new candidates declare in Colorado

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    Ballotpedia tracked two new state-level candidates in Colorado between Oct. 23-29. This was one more candidate than the prior week.  One of those candidates is a Democrat and one is a Libertarian. Both candidates are running in 2024 for state legislature. As of this writing, Ballotpedia identified campaign materials for one of the two candidates.…

  • All candidates for School District 27J Board of Education District 3 complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

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    Both of the candidates running in the Nov. 7, 2023, general election for School District 27J Board of Education District 3 — Melinda Carbajal (nonpartisan) and Shawna Hirter (nonpartisan) — completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office. Here are the candidates’ responses to the…

  • One new candidate declares in Colorado

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    Ballotpedia tracked one new state-level candidate in Colorado between Oct. 16 and Oct. 22. This was equal to the number of candidates tracked last week.  The candidate is a Republican and is running for state legislature in 2024. Details on the candidate are below:  Since the beginning of the year, Ballotpedia has identified 23 candidates…