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Voter turnout in Colorado among nation’s highest, report says

Colorado ranked fourth in the nation in voter turnout last November, according to a new report called “America Goes to the Polls” by Nonprofit VOTE, a consortium of nonprofit organizations. “Colorado’s 72.1 percent finished behind Minnesota’s 74.8 percent, Maine’s 72.8 percent and New Hampshire’s 72.5 percent.” Nonprofit vote cited Colorado’s mail voting system, same-day voter registration and […]

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Mail ballots credited for Colorado’s top spot in national voter turnout

MJ McCoy, who works as a food industry recruiter, puts her completed voter ballot into a drop box at a recreation center before dawn in Boulder, Colo., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. Regarding the significance of having a woman on the ballot, McCoy, who voted for Clinton, says: "It meant a lot to me to see that women finally have a chance to have the highest office in the country. I think it's really awesome, and it's been overshadowed by all the negativity in the campaign." (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Colorado voters turned out at higher rates than all but two other states in the Nov. 8 general election, with most credit given to mail-in ballots. The 2016 general election was the first presidential election year with mail-in ballots used across Colorado, which had more than 71 percent of voters mark and return their ballots. […]

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? Noonan: The May-Priola Senate race could be the linchpin for both parties

Paula Noonan
As it turns out, the 2016 general election in Colorado will probably follow the recent trends of presidential election cycles, with two exceptions that may help Republicans hold the state Senate. The most important numbers to watch are ballot returns. As of time of publication, Democrats have turned in more ballots than Republicans. That’s especially […]

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