Election 2022

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Voter approval of 8 Colorado ballot measures formally declared by Gov. Polis

BY: - December 27, 2022

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday issued proclamations formally recognizing voters’ approval of eight statewide ballot measures in the 2022 election, enacting a host of changes ranging from a lower income tax rate to authorized sales of wine in grocery stores. The Colorado Constitution requires the governor to declare the vote for approved ballot measures […]

Colorado had fifth-highest midterm election voter turnout in U.S.

BY: - December 19, 2022

Colorado’s voter turnout in the 2022 midterm elections was better than the national average, according to Colorado’s secretary of state office, with a majority of voters participating with mail ballots. In Colorado’s Bipartisan Election Advisory Commission meeting Monday morning, Election Director Judd Choate took commissioners through the state’s most recent election data, comparing turnout and […]

Recount confirms Boebert victory over Frisch in Colorado race

BY: - December 13, 2022

The mandatory recount in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District changed four total votes and confirmed Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert’s victory, the secretary of state’s office announced Monday. Boebert narrowly defeated Democrat Adam Frisch with 50.06% of the vote. The recount yielded an increase of one vote for Frisch and a decrease of three votes for Boebert. […]

Boebert, Frisch bring in significant dollars post-Election Day in Colorado

BY: - December 12, 2022

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and Adam Frisch raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars in the weeks after the Colorado midterm election, as the outcome of their race was too close to call and they solicited donations to fund ballot curing canvassing efforts. Frisch’s haul exceeded Boebert’s both in the total raised and number of […]

Recount requested by losing candidate in House district that covers Highlands Ranch

BY: - December 9, 2022

Incumbent Republican Rep. Kurt Huffman is paying for a recount in the Colorado House District 43 race after results show he lost by just over 400 votes to Democratic challenger Robert “Bob” Marshall.  A press release from the Colorado secretary of state’s office said Douglas County election officials have been told to prepare for the […]

Colorado’s automatic recount law triggered in Boebert-Frisch U.S. House race

BY: - December 1, 2022

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold on Wednesday formally ordered a mandatory recount of the results for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District race, pursuant to the state’s automatic recount law. In the final tabulation of unofficial results, Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert led her opponent, Democrat Adam Frisch, by a 550-vote margin out of more than […]

Close race between Lauren Boebert, Adam Frisch reshapes 2024 outlook

BY: - November 28, 2022

Democrat Adam Frisch’s narrow loss to Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert in the 3rd Congressional District came as a surprise to many political observers, as the Aspen businessman came within 600 votes of unseating the conservative and controversial congresswomen in a race that was expected to be a breeze for the incumbent. Based on precedent […]

COMMENTARY

J.D. Vance: Ohio’s new servile, self-seeking sycophant of a U.S. Senator

BY: - November 21, 2022

This commentary originally appeared in the Ohio Capital Journal. After two years of relentless lies from Donald Trump about the 2020 Election — lies that precipitated a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol to try to overturn a free and fair American election — Ohio’s newly elected U.S. Sen. J.D. Vance says it’s not the […]

COMMENTARY

Walker’s backers likely prefer DeSantis over Trump on Senate campaign trail

BY: - November 18, 2022

This commentary originally appeared in Georgia Recorder.  Donald Trump personally hand-selected Herschel Walker to be his candidate for U.S. senator, hoping that Walker would serve as the instrument through which Trump could reassert political dominance over Georgia and erase the embarrassment of his 2020 loss. So Trump wooed Walker, he flattered Walker, he publicly pressured […]

Frisch concedes to Rep. Boebert in race still destined for automatic recount

BY: - November 18, 2022

The race between Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and Democratic challenger Adam Frisch in Colorado is over. During a live announcement Friday morning, Frisch said he had conceded the race, which remains exceedingly close but not likely to change in Frisch’s favor. “I just got off the phone with Rep. Boebert,” Frisch said. “I […]

Recount expected as Boebert holds slight but healthy lead over Frisch

BY: - November 17, 2022

After almost all remaining ballots were processed in the undecided Colorado 3rd Congressional District race, the tally showed Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert ahead of Democratic challenger Adam Frisch by 551 votes. That meets the threshold for an automatic recount. It’s also well beyond the margin at which a recount would be expected to […]

Voter turnout decreased in 2022 Colorado midterms

BY: - November 17, 2022

While more than 2.5 million Coloradans voted in the 2022 midterm elections, this year saw a lower rate of voter turnout than in the last midterm election in 2018.  With 66.6% of Colorado’s active voters participating in the election, turnout naturally is less than in the 2020 presidential election, but it also fell short of […]