Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

Colorado Secretary of State appoints election supervisor in Pueblo County following more complaints

BY: - June 23, 2022

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold on Wednesday appointed an election supervisor in Pueblo County to oversee the primary election process, following several mistakes from the county clerk’s office that led to the delivery of incorrect ballots and allegations of further errors. This comes after a Tuesday appointment of an election observer in the county. […]

U.S. House members warned about disinformation in upcoming campaigns

BY: - June 23, 2022

WASHINGTON — Experts on election security warned lawmakers during a U.S. House Administration hearing on Wednesday of targeted disinformation campaigns that could occur in the upcoming midterm and presidential elections. The panel of witnesses also stressed to members of the subcommittee on elections the dangers of conspiracy groups and their reach in sowing disinformation about […]

Labor groups protest Senate candidate O’Dea’s business over discrimination suit, safety violations

BY: - June 22, 2022

A coalition of labor groups took aim at Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe O’Dea’s construction company on Tuesday, protesting Denver-based Concrete Express Inc. over allegations made in a discrimination lawsuit that was settled last year, as well as a history of safety violations. Flanked by members of SEIU Local 105, LiUNA Local 720 and a […]

Hanks, O’Dea make final pitches to Denver Republicans ahead of U.S. Senate primary

BY: - June 22, 2022

With just a week remaining before votes are counted in Colorado’s 2022 primary election, Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls Joe O’Dea and state Rep. Ron Hanks made their closing arguments to potential voters in Denver on Tuesday. The two candidates spoke separately to a small gathering hosted by the Denver GOP at St. John’s Church in […]

Colorado secretary of state appoints election observer in Pueblo County after ballot errors

BY: - June 21, 2022

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold appointed an election observer in Pueblo County for the 2022 primary election after incorrect ballots were sent to some voters in recent days. “Secretary of State Griswold informed Clerk Ortiz last week that she would be exercising supervisory authority in sending an observer to Pueblo for the remainder of […]

Pueblo clerk resists GOP call for election supervisor after ballot errors

BY: - June 21, 2022

Pueblo County Clerk Gilbert “Bo” Ortiz is rejecting calls from the state Republican party for an election supervisor to oversee his work during the June 28 primary election, insisting that any ballot errors in the county are now corrected. One of the errors involved a county commissioner race, which was incorrectly omitted from tens of […]

Governor candidate Greg Lopez wants to pause sales tax in Colorado, reduce state budget ‘fraud’

BY: - June 21, 2022

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Lopez says he wants to reduce the Colorado state budget, bring back qualified immunity for the state’s law enforcement and look into pardoning Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters if she is “wrongfully” convicted. In an interview with Colorado Newsline on Friday at his campaign headquarters in Parker, he also spoke about […]

Billionaire donors, self-funders and meddling super PACs shape Colorado primaries

BY: - June 20, 2022

With little more than a week to go before ballots are counted in Colorado’s 2022 primary elections, newly filed federal disclosure reports show a tangled web of dark money groups and deep-pocketed donors spending heavily to influence key congressional races. Those groups include a brand new super PAC, Democratic Colorado, that has spent more than […]

Elbert County commissioners push back on primary election supervisor appointment

BY: - June 15, 2022

The Elbert County commissioners have come out in support of Clerk Dallas Schroeder and disagree with the “partisan political action” Secretary of State Jena Griswold took in appointing an election supervisor to monitor the county’s primary elections. “The suspicious timing of her latest election order — issued just as voters are receiving ballots — yet […]

Griswold, Peters spend on advertising ahead of Colorado’s June primary election

BY: - June 15, 2022

With two weeks until the June 28 primary, candidates for statewide offices are spending heavily on digital and radio advertising. Secretary of State Jena Griswold, a Democrat up for reelection, spent nearly $225,000 on TV advertising through the firm Bluewest Media, according to a campaign finance report filed Monday. That latest report covers just under […]

Senate candidate Joe O’Dea settled age, disability discrimination lawsuit with ex-employee in 2021

BY: - June 14, 2022

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe O’Dea’s construction company last year settled a lawsuit brought by a former employee who alleged a pattern of age and disability discrimination, federal court records show. Barbara Johnson of Loveland, who worked as a human resources manager for O’Dea’s Concrete Express Inc. for five years beginning in 2011, sued the […]

Elisabeth Epps and Katie March

2022 primary election: Top 4 Colorado legislative races to watch

BY: - June 11, 2022

In a few dozen Colorado legislative districts where voters lean heavily Democratic or Republican, the political party of the November winner is nearly assured. Some of those districts feature an incumbent who is running unopposed in the June 28 primary election. For example, in eight recent statewide elections, Democrats running in Denver’s House District 8 […]

Election 2022

Coloradans this year will be asked to choose candidates for some of the state's most powerful offices. The governor and a U.S. senator are up for reelection, as is the secretary of state. State representative and senator offices throughout the state are up for grabs, and voters will make choices on ballot initiatives. Newsline's voter guide provides what you need to make informed choices.

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June 6

Primary election mail ballots go out

June 28

Primary election

October 17

General election mail ballots go out

October 31

Last day to return general election ballot by mail

November 8

General Election

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