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‘This affects you,’ Gov. Polis says of COVID-19 increases

By: - October 9, 2020

Colorado public health officials continue to report alarming trends in COVID-19 infections, and just about every demographic is at risk, said Gov. Jared Polis during an Oct. 9 news briefing. “I’m the most worried that I have been since early July,” Polis said, referring to a rise in infections Colorado experienced after the Fourth of […]

Where and how to watch the vice presidential debate on Wednesday

By: - October 7, 2020

The vice presidential debate between the Republican incumbent Mike Pence and the Democratic challenger, Sen. Kamala Harris, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Mountain time, Oct. 7. The debate will take place at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. The campaign of Joe Biden will host a drive-in watch party in Denver for the debate. […]

LIVE: Gov. Polis gives COVID-19 briefing at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 29

By: - September 29, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis is scheduled to give a live update at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 29 on Colorado’s COVID-19 response. The news briefing will be conducted from the Governor’s Mansion in Denver. Scroll down for a livestream of the COVID-19 briefing, or watch on the governor’s Facebook page. At the briefing, Polis will be joined by […]

36 residences in Boulder singled out for COVID restrictions

By: - September 24, 2020

Boulder County Public Health on Thursday took the extraordinary step of ordering restrictions that apply to the residents of 36 addresses in the city of Boulder as a way to reverse a rise in new COVID-19 cases. The action is believed to be the first time a coronavirus public health order in Colorado targeted a […]

President

By: - September 20, 2020

The Colorado ballot includes 24 candidates for president of the United States. This guide focuses on the incumbent, Republican Donald Trump, and the Democratic candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump’s running mate is incumbent Vice President Mike Pence. Biden’s running mate is Kamala Harris. As of this writing, on Oct. 4, Trump was hospitalized […]

U.S. Senate

By: - September 20, 2020

One of Colorado’s two U.S. Senate seats is up for election in November. The major party candidates for the seat are the Republican, incumbent Cory Gardner — the state’s junior senator — and Democratic former Gov. John Hickenlooper. Observers around the country have an eye on the race. Gardner is considered one of the Senate […]

U.S. House

By: - September 20, 2020

All seven of Colorado’s U.S. House seats are up for election in November. One of the House races, that for the 3rd District, which covers the western third of the state and includes a thumb into Pueblo, has received national attention. The Republican in the race, Lauren Boebert, pulled off an upset win in the […]

Colorado General Assembly

By: and - September 20, 2020

All 65 of Colorado’s House seats and 18 of the Senate’s 35 seats are up for election.  Colorado Newsline requested basic biographical information from candidates, which is included in the tables below for those who responded. Newsline also sent to candidates a questionnaire on 10 major Colorado issues. Candidates who responded are indicated in the […]

District attorney races

By: and - September 20, 2020

There are 22 judicial districts in Colorado. Each is served by a district attorney, who represents the state in prosecuting criminal cases. Every district attorney position is up for election in November, but only six districts have candidates from both major parties running for election. Click on the map to the left to find out […]

Statewide ballot measures

By: and - September 20, 2020

Colorado voters in the 2020 general election will decide 11 proposed changes to the Colorado Constitution and state statutes. Four of the ballot measures are constitutional amendments. Seven are statutory propositions. Three of the measures were placed on the ballot by the state legislature, seven by citizen initiative and one — Proposition 113 — by […]

Colorado leaders react to the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By: - September 18, 2020

Colorado officials reacted Friday with expressions of appreciation and grief to news of the death at 87 of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Phil Weiser, the Colorado attorney general, once clerked for Ginsburg. In a statement, he called Ginsburg “an iconic leader, jurist and role model.” “Justice Ginsburg changed my life, teaching me about […]

Colorado wildfires: Latest updates on active 2020 fire season

By: and - September 17, 2020

Colorado experienced its worst wildfire season on record in the summer and fall of 2020, with more than two dozen major blazes burning an area of more than 681,000 acres, resulting in the deaths of at least two people, damage to hundreds of structures and hazardous levels of smoke and other forms of air pollution […]