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Are Denver voters canceling their registrations over Trump admin’s election commission?

The commotion surrounding a request for Colorado voter information from the Donald Trump administration’s election commission may have roused hundreds of Denver residents to take pre-emptive action through their county clerk’s office this month. Andrew Kinney over at Denverite reported earlier this week that some 400 Denver voters withdrew their registration in a week — […]

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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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Final Denver and Colorado election results released

Once election ballots are opened in the Denver Elections Division, an election judge hands them back to bipartisan teams of judges who unfold, flatten and "marry" up the second page, said Elections Director Amber McReyolnds in an explanation of why it took so long to finish counting ballots cast in the City and County of Denver. For the group of 25,000, it takes about 4 hours to complete - it's time consuming because they must be prepared with care for scanning, McReynolds said. During the flattening process any tabs left on the ballot are removed and final checks are made for any paper clips, staples, etc. For the group of 25,000 it takes about 2 hours to pass through this station, according to McReynolds. (Photo courtesty Denver Elections Division)
More women voted in the Nov. 8 general election in Colorado than men, and Republicans outnumbered Democrats and unaffiliated voters, according to the Colorado Secretary of State’s office. In its last daily ballot return update until the results are finalized on Dec. 8, the office explained that although ballots were due to the clerks’ offices […]

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Denver ballot measures head toward finish line

A team of bipartisan election judges check a scanned image of an election ballot to deetermine voter intent at the Denver Elections Division on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, during a media tour. (Photo by Mike McKibbin/Colorado Statesman)
It may be possible to consume marijuana in certain approved locations in Denver in the near future, after voters seem to have given Initiative 300 their approval in the least Nov. 8 general election results from the Denver Elections Division. The initiative would call for a cannabis consumption pilot project in Denver, where certain private […]

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? The Hot Sheet – CO woman in labor MUST vote for Trump, greens snub Hick, penmanship matters, teen campaigns for Trump as punishment and MORE…

DENVER — So here we go … Election Eve. A fat man wearing a cape and underwear outside his leather tights will soon slide down chimney’s across the land to deliver poll results … or so the legend goes … er, something like that … according to my nightmare. It’s hard to believe that the […]

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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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Text voter questions to Denver, state elections officials

Voters in Denver and across Colorado can text questions to elections officials as they fill out their ballots for the Nov. 8 general election.

The Denver Elections Division’s Text-to-Case system, which allows voters to text questions to elections division officials, is now operating through the Nov. 8 general election. Text questions will be answered during normal business hours, but the system includes a variety of automatic responses that can help voters with the most common questions 24 hours a […]

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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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Denver finalizes nearly $1M voting system purchase

Voters who cast ballots in person in the City and County of Denver next month will continue to use computer tablets, after City Council approved a nearly $1 million purchase of a voting system set to become uniform across Colorado. (Courtesy Denver Elections Division)
Denver voters who cast ballots in person will use computer tablets to make their choices, after City Council approved a fourth amendment to a contract with Dominion Voting Systems and the expenditure of $932,633.23 to purchase Dominion’s voting equipment and software at the council’s Sept. 26 meeting.

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