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County clerks, secretary of state stand guard to secure Colorado elections

You say you’d like some reassuring news, for a change, about the state of our democratic process? How’s this: Whatever role the Russians or anyone else may have played — or attempted to — in last November’s U.S. election, Colorado’s elections sentinels are on the lookout for any breaches in the cyber security of the […]

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Early voting, polling centers changes mulled

A Denver voter hands his ballot to an election judge. A state lawmaker told the Colorado Secretary of Stte's Bipartisan Election Advisory Committee he would consider amending a bill to include changes in certain election procedures. (Photo courtesy Denver Elections Division)
A bill proposing to make changes in early voting and how voter service polling centers operate could include other election-related changes, after discussions by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Bipartisan Election Advisory Committee. State Sen. Jack Tate, R-Centennial, attended the Thursday, Jan. 26, meeting and offered to consider adding some committee recommendations to his Senate […]

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Denver Elections Division wins prestigious international award

Denver Clerk and Recorder Debra Johnson talks about mail voting on Sept. 22, 2015, in Denver's Civic Center Park. The Denver Elections Division was honored by the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies for innovations involving using electronic tablets to sign petitions and register to vote in December 2016. (Photo by Ernest Luning)

Joining the ranks of Jimmy Carter, Madeleine Albright and Nelson Mandela, the Denver Elections Division has been honored by the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies for developing an application that allows voters to register and on electronic tablets instead of paper. Denver’s award was for its eSign app and its Voter Registration Drive module and […]

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Four CO counties to provide bilingual ballots

Four more Colorado counties were told to supply voting materials in English and Spanish by the U.S. Census Bureau to adhere to the federal Voting Rights Act. (Courtesy photo)
Four more Colorado counties have been told to help voters with bilingual issues, while another county no longer has to offer election materials in English and Spanish, the Colorado Secretary of State’s office announced in a news release. The U.S. Census Bureau, on Monday, Dec. 5, identified which political subdivisions nationwide must “provide language assistance […]

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? Denver says it’s got election security under control

Election judges Richard Rend, front, and Nathan Frazier look over a ballot during a media tour of the Denver Elections Division headquarters Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, in Denver. Elections Division officials highlighted the number of safeguards in place to prevent the casting of multiple ballots or voting in more than one polling center in person. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
The integrity of the nation’s voting system has been questioned like never before, led by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, but the director of elections in the Denver Elections Division told reporters during a media tour Friday, Oct. 28, that the system can be trusted and is more secure than polling place election systems.

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Denver elections gears up for busy time

Voter registration, boosted by online registration drives by Facebook and Google in recent weeks, have swelled Denver’s numbers by 59 percent over the same period in the last general election. Denver Elections Director Amber McReynolds presented the figures and other information to the Denver City Council Finance and Governance committee on Tuesday, Oct. 4, a […]

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