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Here are the Colorado congressional districts that stand to change the most during redistricting

Sandra Fish The Colorado Sun Lauren Boebert speaks during a watch party at Warehouse 25 Sixty Five in Grand Junction after polls closed in Colorado's primary election. Boebert represents Colorado’s massive 3rd Congressional District, which would shrink the least when the state redistricts, based on population estimates. McKenzie

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Here are the Colorado congressional districts that stand to change the most during redistricting

Colorado GOP Sheepishly Tries To Undo Trump's Damage

GOP chairman Rep. Ken Buck (R). Veteran political reporter Sandra Fish writes for the Colorado Sun: Colorado’s election results will be official within a week at the most without the controversies surrounding lawsuits and certification seen in other states… The county canvass boards that certify elections are composed of the county clerk and an equal number of members from the Democratic and Republican parties. In two counties, Jefferson and Boulder, the Republican members refused to sign certification documents,

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Colorado GOP Sheepishly Tries To Undo Trump's Damage

Second effort to recall Gov. Jared Polis in as many years fails after group doesn’t turn in signatures

The Colorado Secretary of State's Office says it received no signatures from Recall Polis 2020 by 5 p.m. on Friday, the deadline Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published The Colorado Sun — jesse@coloradosun.com Desk: 720-432-2229 See more Sandra Fish @fishnette Special to The Colorado Sun See more The long-shot bid to recall Gov. Jared Polis, the second in as many years, has fizzled after organizers didn’t turn in signatures that were due Friday

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Second effort to recall Gov. Jared Polis in as many years fails after group doesn’t turn in signatures

Voter Q&A: Can I get my ballot back and change my vote?

Sandra Fish Colorado News Collaborative The Colorado News Collaborative and its members, including the Summit Daily News, are looking to provide answers to questions from voters and potential voters. We contact the Secretary of State’s Office, county clerks and other resources to respond to our weekly updates. Here are three key things to know this week: If you’re wondering whether you are registered to vote, you can check at GoVoteColorado.gov. If you want to know when your ballot was received and whether

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Voter Q&A: Can I get my ballot back and change my vote?

Local Motion: 2020 Campaign Spending & Public Funding for News

This week on Local Motion, KVNF's Gavin Dahl speaks with data journalist Sandra Fish who is covering campaign spending this election for The Colorado Sun, and Colorado College professor Corey Hutchins who writes for Columbia Journalism Review and publishes a must-read newsletter each week that's available through Colorado Independent. His latest examines the exposé by our Capitol Coverage reporter Scott Franz on taxpayer money funding travel writing in the context of wider discussions about public funding for

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Local Motion: 2020 Campaign Spending & Public Funding for News

Voter Q&A: Can I take a photo of my ballot and post it on social media?

Sandra Fish Colorado News Collaborative Can I take a photo of my ballot and post it on social media? Yes. A 2017 law makes ballot selfies legal in Colorado. According to Colorado Public Radio, it overturned an 1891 law against sharing marked ballots, which was aimed at preventing voter coercion. But you might want to use caution that personal details, including your signature, aren’t revealed when you post. Why is the envelope for my ballot different than the one my friend received? Each county decides the

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Voter Q&A: Can I take a photo of my ballot and post it on social media?

Voter Q&A: Can I take a photo of my ballot and post it on social media?

Sandra Fish Colorado News Collaborative Can I take a photo of my ballot and post it on social media? Yes. A 2017 law makes ballot selfies legal in Colorado. According to Colorado Public Radio, it overturned an 1891 law against sharing marked ballots, which was aimed at preventing voter coercion. But you might want to use caution that personal details, including your signature, aren’t revealed when you post. Why is the envelope for my ballot different than the one my friend received? Each county decides the

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Voter Q&A: Can I take a photo of my ballot and post it on social media?

Diane Mitsch Bush outraises GOP rival Lauren Boebert in 3rd District as Democrats pour money into the race

Sandra Fish The Colorado Sun Republican Lauren Boebert and Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush. Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush outraised her Republican rival for the 3rd Congressional race, new finance reports show, another sign Democrats are looking for an upset. Mitsch Bush, a former state lawmaker, raised $2.6 million from July 1 through the end of September, according to figures filed with the Federal Elections Commission. Republican Lauren Boebert raised $1.9 million, her campaign said. Boebert’s surprising primary

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Diane Mitsch Bush outraises GOP rival Lauren Boebert in 3rd District as Democrats pour money into the race

Voter Q&A: May I deliver ballots for other people along with mine?

Sandra Fish Colorado News Collaborative Colorado’s 64 county clerks will start mailing ballots Friday, Oct. 9, for the Nov. 3 election. With national concern about the integrity of mail-in ballots, Colorado is getting national attention for its system. Colorado began statewide vote by mail in 2013, although some counties adopted mail ballots before that. We know voters and potential voters will have questions as voting begins and continues through Election Day. The Colorado News Collaborative and its members,

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Voter Q&A: May I deliver ballots for other people along with mine?

Voter Q&A: When do elections officials start counting our ballots?

Sandra Fish Colorado News Collaborative Q. When do elections officials start counting our ballots? A. Elections officials may start counting ballots 15 days ahead of the election on Oct. 19. But first, elections officials must verify the voter signature on the envelope. The early counting relieves some of the Election Day crush, but no results will be made public until after polls close at 7 p.m. Nov. 3. Not even elections officials know the results until then because computer software prevents the count from

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Voter Q&A: When do elections officials start counting our ballots?

Test of Colorado mail finds delivery is timely — most of the time

By Sandra Fish, CoLab and Justin Wingerter, The Denver Post Reports of slower mail delivery times nationally and across Colorado since mid-summer are causing concern as more voters than ever plan to vote by mail in the Nov. 3 election, to avoid coronavirus exposure. But an unscientific experiment by the Colorado News Collaborative over the past month found little to be concerned about in the Centennial State. Of 120 letters or padded envelopes sent from 24 cities and towns to 26 cities and towns, most arrived

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Test of Colorado mail finds delivery is timely — most of the time

Voting Q&A: What prevents me or anyone from voting twice — in person and by mail?

By Sandra Fish Colorado News Collaborative First, ballots have barcodes unique to the individual. When ballots are received by clerks, they are scanned in and poll books are updated to show that the person has voted. So if someone sent in their mail ballot and it was processed, and then they showed up to vote at a polling place, the poll worker checking them in would be able to see that they had already voted. Or, if the person votes early at a polling place, then also cast their mail ballot, their mail ballot

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Voting Q&A: What prevents me or anyone from voting twice — in person and by mail?