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  • Voters approve Colorado sheriff recall

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    A recall election seeking to remove Lance FitzGerald from his position as Ouray County Sheriff in Colorado was approved by voters with 92.8% of the vote on June 30, 2020, according to unofficial election night results. Justin Perry (unaffiliated) defeated Ted Wolfe (R) in the election to replace FitzGerald. The election was conducted by mail-in…

  • Boebert wins Republican primary in CO-03, Tipton is fifth House incumbent to lose renomination this cycle

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    Lauren Boebert defeated incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R) in the Republican primary for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. As of 9:15 p.m. Mountain Time on June 30, Boebert had received 54% of the vote to Tipton’s 46% with 85% of precincts reporting. Tipton is the fifth member of the U.S. House to lose renomination this…

  • Mitsch Bush wins Democratic nomination in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District

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    Former state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush defeated James Iacino, the executive chairman of the Seattle Fish Company, to win the Democratic nomination in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. As of 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time on June 30, Bush had received 61% of the vote to Iacino’s 39% with 69% of precincts reporting. Both candidates said their…

  • Hickenlooper defeats Romanoff in Colorado’s U.S. Senate primary

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    Former Gov. John Hickenlooper defeated former state House Speaker Andrew Romanoff to win the Democratic nomination to challenge Sen. Cory Gardner (R) in the November general election. As of 7:30 p.m. Mountain Time on June 30, Hickenlooper had received 60% of the vote to Romanoff’s 40% with 58% of precincts reporting. The Colorado Sun described…

  • Colorado, Oklahoma, and Utah to hold congressional primaries June 30

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    The statewide primaries for Colorado, Oklahoma, and Utah are on June 30, 2020. The filing deadline to run passed in March for Colorado and Utah and in April for Oklahoma. One U.S. Senate seat and seven U.S. House seats are up for election in Colorado. A Democratic and Republican primary is being held for each…

  • Three states to hold state executive and legislative primaries next Tuesday

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    Three states—Colorado, Oklahoma, and Utah—are holding statewide primaries on June 30. In Colorado, primaries are being held for three state board of education seats, three seats on the University of Colorado Board of Regents, 18 state Senate seats, and 65 state House seats. In Oklahoma, primaries are being held for corporation commissioner, 11 state Senate…

  • Colorado sheriff recall on June 30 ballot

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    A recall election seeking to remove Lance FitzGerald from his position as the Ouray County Sheriff in Colorado is being held on June 30, 2020. Justin Perry (unaffiliated) and Ted Wolfe (R) are running to replace FitzGerald. The election is being conducted by mail-in ballot. Voters received their ballots by June 11 and must return…

  • Colorado to vote on repeal of Gallagher Amendment

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    The Colorado Legislature referred a constitutional amendment to the 2020 ballot that would repeal the Gallagher Amendment of 1982. The Gallagher Amendment limits the residential and non-residential property tax assessment rates so that residential property tax revenue equals 45% of the total share of state property tax revenue and non-residential property tax revenue equals 55%…

  • Colorado Legislature gives final approval to a charitable bingo and raffles amendment and a cigarette tax increase measure

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    On Monday, the Colorado State Legislature sent two measures to the November 2020 ballot. One measure would amend the state constitution to require charitable organizations to have existed for three years before obtaining a charitable gaming license instead of the current constitutional requirement of five years. The amendment would allow charitable organizations to hire managers…

  • Coloradans will decide a ballot initiative in November that would prohibit abortions after 22 weeks gestational age

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    Initiative #120, sponsored by Due Date Too Late, was designed to prohibit abortions after a fetus reaches 22 weeks gestational age as calculated from the first day of the woman’s last menstrual period (LMP). To qualify for the ballot, 124,632 valid signatures were required. Sponsors submitted 114,647 valid signatures on the March 4 deadline and…