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Former Colorado GOP chair Steve Curtis faces voter fraud charges after allegedly filling out ex-wife’s ballot

Radio talk show host Steve Curtis is pictured in this court-ordered photo taken on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at a court appearance on felony and misdemeanor charges alleging he forged his wife's signature on a mail ballot and voted with it in the November election. (Photo via 19th Judicial District attorney's office)

Just days before allegedly forging his former wife’s signature on a mail ballot and fraudulently voting in the November election, Steve Curtis, a former Colorado Republican Party chairman, railed against the “crooked Democrats” and their propensity to commit voter fraud in an hour-long interview on the conservative morning radio talk show he hosts.

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Forget Chicago Democrats. Colorado Springs Republicans can vote from the grave too.

However much truth there once may have been to the tales of big-city machine politicians summoning whole graveyards, zombie-like, to the polls, the prevailing wisdom is it’s by and large a thing of the past. Certainly, we all hope so, and it is reassuring there is little if any evidence nowadays that a lot of people who shouldn’t be voting, dead or […]

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SoS Williams in DC will bring adult perspective on election integrity

Secretary of State Wayne Williams, a Republican, at the Capitol, April 21, 2016. (Photo by John Tomasic/The Colorado Statesman)

If anyone could prevent President Donald Trump from trotting out another lurid, baseless allegation of widespread voter fraud, it might be affable and informed Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams. Williams this week has descended into the belly of the beast: He is in Washington DC, where labor secretary nominees and national security advisors come […]

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Colorado elections officials confident despite Trump’s fraud allegations

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams is reaffirming the integrity of the state’s elections system even as President Donald Trump alleges instances of voter fraud nationwide. Williams, a Republican, said Colorado employs safeguards to make sure elections are secure. “In Colorado, our clerks and our judges prevent the overwhelming majority of attempts to vote that are […]

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The Hot Sheet – Politicians have your number, Clinton student recruitment investigated, reality TV star reaches out to millennial voters, commodes with knives and MORE

DENVER – Happy Thursday from all of us here at The Colorado Statesman. Call it voter fatigue or possibly apathy, but mainstream media appears to have run out of steam. Don’t you think? For many of those reporters, the 2016 election can’t end fast enough. Now that voter guides are posted, endorsements are proclaimed, most […]

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Ahead of the big vote, where does Colorado stand on election security?

In this Aug. 30, 2016 file photo, a voter casts his primary vote in Hialeah, Fla. Hacking attempts of voting machines and leaked emails could alter the trajectory of the presidential campaign in its final weeks. (Photo by Alan Diaz/AP)
Security and accuracy are what make the U.S. election system work correctly, so when either one of them is suspected or found to be at fault, it raises concerns from the public and those who oversee its operation. Just last week, Colorado’s voter registration system was the subject of Denver TV station CBS4’s investigation that […]

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