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Jessica MachettaDecember 12, 20177min336
Stop the Martinez appeal. That was the message from more than 60 people who crowded the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission meeting. It was standing room only at the Chancery Building in Denver Monday with several spilling out into the hallway as they waited to voice health and safety concerns. One protester even gave […]

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Wellington WebbWellington WebbNovember 15, 201614min437

As we begin to digest the 2016 election results, let me begin with our successes. First, I want to congratulate Denver voters on our 80 percent turnout, which is outstanding. I also want to congratulate Emmy Ruiz for running a great campaign in Colorado for Hillary Clinton. She helped make Colorado blue and bring Hillary our vote. Emmy was calm throughout the campaign, met with everyone she needed to and kept focus. It’s unfortunate we didn’t have more people like her nationwide. I’m also glad Denver and metro voters endorsed continuing the tax on the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District along with the Denver Public Schools bond proposal. Additionally, it was gratifying voters statewide understood the need to protect our Constitution and endorsed Amendment 71.


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Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinNovember 8, 20163min821

More than 2.2 million of Colorado's nearly 3.3 million registered voters had turned in their ballots by Election Day, according to the Colorado Secretary of State's office, with Republican voters slightly ahead of Democratic voters. The Election Day tally showed Republican voters cast 771,745 ballots, Democratic voters cast 753,052 ballots and unaffiliated, or independent, voters cast 656,882 ballots.