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Trump supporters defiant during Colorado Springs protest

By: - November 7, 2020

A large crowd gathered in downtown Colorado Springs on Saturday to display support for President Donald Trump and listen to speakers shortly after Trump’s Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, emerged as the winner of the Nov. 3 election. Members of the crowd, which numbered roughly 500, expressed agreement with speakers who suggested that the election was […]

Biden supporters celebrate at the Colorado Capitol after win

By: and - November 7, 2020

A group of people, including supporters of president-elect Joe Biden, gathered at the Colorado Capitol on Nov. 7 shortly after it was announced that the Democrat Biden had defeated Republican incumbent Donald Trump. Moe Aman and Ansho Aman stood in front of the Capitol to celebrate the presidential win. In the last few months, the […]

Election updates: Images from Nov. 3; Biden ahead 13 points in Colorado

By: - November 6, 2020

Newsline staff is providing updates and information on the races, ballot measures and other news related to the Nov. 3, 2020, election in Colorado. The Colorado ballot includes races for president, one U.S. Senate seat, all seven U.S. House seats, 18 of the state Senate’s 35 seats, all 65 of the state House seats, all […]

Colorado 2020 election in photos

By: - November 4, 2020

The election this week was unlike any other. Due to the coronavirus, the usual watch parties at restaurants and hotels were called off. An unprecedented number of people voted by mail. Social distancing restrictions were in place at polling sites. But there was plenty to see, and Newsline reporters and two photographers working with them […]

These are the top states for contributions to U.S. Senate candidates in 2020

By: - October 30, 2020

1. South Carolina total: $174.4 million (R) Sen. Lindsey Graham raised $66.8 million; spent $60 million (D) Jamie Harrison raised $107.5 million, spent $104 million 2. Arizona total: $144.5 million (R) Sen. Martha McSally raised $55.7 million; spent $47.5 million (D) Mark Kelly raised $88.8 million; spent $77.8 million 3. Kentucky total: $143.5 million (R) […]

Colorado 2020 election in charts

By: - October 26, 2020

Figures updated as they become available. Turnout figures updated based on the Colorado secretary of state’s daily report on early ballot returns. The secretary of state’s office releases initial vote totals after 7 p.m. Nov. 3.

COVID-19 exposure notification system hits phones Sunday

By: - October 24, 2020

Colorado officials plan to launch a COVID-19 exposure notification system on Oct. 25. The smartphone-based system, developed by the state in partnership with Google and Apple, will notify people if they’ve potentially been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. Coloradans on Sunday are expected to receive a notice on their Android and Apple phones with instructions […]

LIVE: Gov. Polis gives update on state’s response to wildfires, at 1:15 p.m. Oct. 22

By: - October 22, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis is scheduled to give a live update at 1:15 p.m. Oct. 22 on Colorado’s response to wildfires. Scroll down for a livestream of the briefing, or watch on the governor’s Facebook page. During the briefing, Polis will be joined by: Stan Hilkey, executive director of the Department of Public Safety  Scott Jalbert, […]

Colorado COVID-19 vaccination plan announced

By: - October 16, 2020

Colorado officials on Friday announced the state’s plan to distribute a vaccine for COVID-19. Gov. Jared Polis during a COVID-19 news briefing said he expects a vaccine, in limited supply, to be ready for distribution in late November. But it could take up to a year to distribute a vaccine widely in Colorado. A main […]

LIVE: Gov. Polis gives briefing on COVID-19 at 1 p.m. Oct. 16

By: - October 16, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis is scheduled to give a live update at 1 p.m. Oct. 16 on Colorado’s COVID-19 response and the state’s plan to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine once it’s received. 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 […]

‘Record turnout’ already seen in Colorado election

By: - October 15, 2020

Colorado voters by Oct. 14 had already returned 300,795 ballots in the 2020 general election, Secretary of State Jena Griswold reports. That’s almost 25 times the 12,141 ballots returned by the same time — with 20 days to go — in the 2016 election. “Colorado is seeing record turnout,” Griswold tweeted on Thursday. Her office […]

‘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 […]