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 […]
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.
The Colorado legislature’s Democratic Black Caucus formally asked Secretary of State Wayne Williams not to play ball with President Trump’s election integrity commission Thursday. A week ago Williams said he would provide only publicly available data and shield personal voter information. “While Trump and Republicans in Washington continue to peddle this false narrative of illegal votes in […]
Weddings generally are cheerier occasions than funerals, yet they have something in common: Both are at least as much about family, friends and guests as they are about the individuals in the spotlight. Which is another reason we seem to be obsessing over the wedding the other day of Democratic star couple Brittany Pettersen and […]
ColoradoPolitics.com’s Ernest Luning gave us all the details on the nuptials Saturday of Democratic star couple Brittany Pettersen and Ian Silverii at the Colorado governor’s mansion. And political-junkie-and-journalist-at-heart Lynn Bartels — off duty from her weekday job at the Secretary of State’s Office — brought us the mood of the moment via Twitter. Darned near […]
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 […]
Leave it to Lynn Bartels to pine away for the open prairie — while visiting Aspen. But then, the longtime Colorado political reporter turned communications director for the Secretary of State’s Office was just ditto-ing the sentiment of a county clerk from the state’s eastern plains after both attended this week’s Colorado County Clerks Association summer […]
Don’t believe us? Just ask Lynn Bartels, communications chief for Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams. Lynn’s must-read blog — reflecting her wisdom from decades as news hound covering government and politics for the mainstream media — frequently showcases the mechanics of the election process. A blog post this week bearing the headline, “Colorado’s county […]
Secretary of State Wayne Williams wants to make it clear that even though the Russians might have interfered with last year’s U.S. election, that doesn’t mean the hostile country tampered with ballots or vote totals.