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Democrat Jena Griswold scolds Secretary of State Wayne Williams for bowing to voter data request

Democrat Jena Griswold is announcing she's running for Colorado secretary of state on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (Photo courtesy Jena Griswold campaign)

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 […]

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Colorado SOS Wayne Williams says he’ll turn over publicly available voter data to White House election commission, withhold private info

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams demonstrates an app to update voter registration information and status on National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, at the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams said Thursday he plans to fulfill a White House commission’s request for detailed state voter data by providing the same publicly available information that would be available to anyone who asks but will hold back certain data considered confidential.

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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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Sebern: Has the GOP given up on fair elections?

Florence Sebern
Democrats and some election officials were likely pleased to see the RNC remove longstanding, strong advocacy for secure elections from the 2016 Republican Platform. State Rep. Justin Everett, R-Littleton, who was involved in the decision, has said that blame belongs with Colorado’s rank-and-file Republicans for failing to lobby him to retain key principles.

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