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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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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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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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Officials: Colorado’s election infrastructure not among 39 states’ reportedly hit by Russian cyber attack

This Feb. 3, 2012, file photo shows FBI headquarters in Washington. The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers breached the election systems of a pair of states. The Aug. 18, 2016, warning came just days after Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hosted a call with secretaries of state and other state elections officials to talk about cybersecurity and the election infrastructure. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Colorado’s computerized voter system doesn’t appear to have been targeted by Russian hackers who penetrated systems in two states last summer and reportedly tried to access files in dozens of other states before last year’s election, officials with the Colorado secretary of state’s office said Tuesday.

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