Election officials on Friday tore into a suggestion by the co-chair of a White House commission on election fraud that Colorado voters withdrawing their registration might have something to hide.
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Democratic Secretary of State candidate Jena Griswold blasted Republican incumbent Wayne Williams on Friday for agreeing to go along with a White House election commission’s request for voter data even as privacy advocates challenged its legality and thousands of Colorado voters were canceling their registrations. But a spokeswoman for Williams said the secretary has simply […]
Declaring she will “stand up against the Trump Administration, and protect Coloradans’ right to vote,” Democrat Jena Griswold on Wednesday launched her campaign for Colorado secretary of state with attacks on a White House commission devoted to examining voter fraud.
The White House election commission that’s caused such a stir with its request for troves of voter data from every state hit the pause button Monday.
A group of Georgia voters and a Colorado-based watchdog organization filed a lawsuit late Monday asking a judge to overturn the results of last month’s 6th Congressional District special election and scrap the state’s voting system, Colorado Politics has learned. The complaint, filed in Fulton County Superior Court, alleges that state and local election officials […]
Legislation affecting public records and our access to them typically gets eclipsed by the bigger-ticket bills involving transportation, schools and the like. Understandable; the debate over government transparency is seldom sexy. Yet, it’s not just us newsfolk who benefit from efforts to open up government, and it’s not just us who lose out when government slams the door on […]
When even an elected city council member — a former city attorney, no less — has trouble laying his hands on public documents he has requested from his own staff, it raises questions: About whether the staffers are in compliance with state public records laws; about whether the city needs to tweak its own rules on the […]
Saying the city released records it shouldn’t have, an attorney representing the city of Wheat Ridge is demanding the immediate return of dozens of pages of documents concerning a 2014 liquor license application for a new owner of Applejack Wine and Spirits obtained in March under the Colorado Open Records Act, The Colorado Statesman has […]
It’s long overdue for one of the absurd practices of some Colorado government offices to end. Specifically, Senate Bill 40 has been proposed in the Colorado General Assembly to close a loophole created by officials and bureaucrats avoiding their responsibilities to provide citizens access to the information which everyone always has agreed is public.
A bill to modernize Colorado’s Open Records Act gets its first hearing in the Democrat-led House Monday, with Democrats pushing for a measure that presumes the public is entitled to access government records in ways that can be analyzed by computer.