Keyword: Election 2020
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Our lives influenced by technocrats and criminals

Tell me something, if you can: When did we, as a country, become so comfortable, and even blasé, about mafia-like behavior? For, example, two nights before the election, one of the bigger national … more

Surviving the election as we look for the good in 2020

Whew. It would appear — and I hope I’m not saying this prematurely — that we have survived what I thought *for sure* was going to be November’s contribution to the dreck of 2020. That is, we … more

'Blue wave' continues in Arapahoe County

In the 2012 general election, large swaths of south Arapahoe County — mostly south of Quincy Avenue — voted for Republican Mitt Romney over then-President Barack Obama. Long stretches of … more

Lakewood voters overwhelmingly support recreational pot

Voters are overwhelmingly supporting Lakewood Ballot Question 2B. Early returns show voters in favor of 2B by a 2-to-1 margin with 80,640 votes counted. If passed, the ordinance will allow the … more

Democrats winning by large margin in Jeffco commissioner’s races

It looks like the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners will be made up entirely of democrats for the first time since the mid-1880s. As of 7 p.m., Democrat Tracy Kraft-Tharp was leading the race to be the next commissioner in District 1 while Democrat Andy Kerr was leading in the District 2 race. Kraft-Tharp led incumbent Republican Libby Szabo 52.9% to 42.84%. While Kerr led 56.4% t0 43.5% over his Republican opponent Joni Inman. more

Cutter leads in House District 25

As polls closed, Representative Lisa Cutter (D) maintained an advantage of approximately 8 percentage points over Republican challenger Donald Rosier. The current number show Cutter with a 54 to 46% lead. more

Coronavirus election confusion

My father was a Republican and my mother was a Democrat when they got married. Mom voted for Kennedy but soon after election, she changed her party to Republican, to get along with my father. They … more

Jeffco organization voting guides

There are several statewide ballot measures this year, and the issues and implications behind each of them are not always immediately apparent.Add to that a long list of potential candidates, and it is easy to see how most of us could use some guidance by a trusted source. more

My Name Is... Chris Jackson

About me I’m a lawyer and a partner at Holland and Hart in Denver, specializing in appellate issues. I’ve argued cases in court dozens of times, and have handled work at the US Supreme Court, the … more

Attack ads fly in House District 27 seat

The race for State House District 27, has gotten ugly, thanks to negative ads launched by independent groups that both the Democratic and Republican candidates call false and misleading. Brianna … more

How we are planning on having a safe and secure election

In June, Jeffco voters proved that the Colorado election model is pandemic-proof, setting a state primary turnout record. Now, with voter registrations up, and more drop boxes and vote centers than … more

Jeffco state House candidates speak out in virtual forum

The West Metro Chamber of Commerce and Jefferson County Business Lobby held a “Meet the Candidates” virtual event on Oct. 6, to give citizens a chance to hear more about policy positions of … more

Candidate Q&A: Amara Hildebrand, for HD28

Amara Hildebrand, candidate for House District 28 Profession: Civil Engineer and Small Business Owner Residence: Lakewood Party: Libertarian What makes you the best choice for this office? I am a … more

Candidate Q&A: Donald Rosier, for HD25

Donald Rosier, candidate for House District 25 Profession: Professional Civil Engineer Residence: Unincorporated Jefferson County Party: Republican Contact: www.DonaldRosier.com What makes you the … more

Candidate Q&A: Lisa Cutter, for HD25

Lisa Cutter, candidate for House District 25 Profession: Legislator Residence: Unincorporated Littleton Party: Democrat Contact: www.cutterforcolorado.com What makes you the best choice for this … more

Candidate Q&A: Monica Duran, incumbent for House District 24

Monica Duran, incumbent candidate for House District 24 Profession: State Legislator Residence: Wheat Ridge Party: Democrat Contact: monicaduran.com What makes you the best choice for this office? My … more

Candidate Q&A: Laurel Imer, for HD24

Laurel Imer, candidate for House District 24 Profession: Clinic manager Residence: Golden Party: Republican Contact: www.laurelimer.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I believe it is … more

Candidate Q&A: Vicki Pyne, for HD27

Vicki Pyne, candidate for House District 27 Profession: Program Director of CASA of Jefferson & Gilpin Counties, small business owner Residence: Arvada Party: Republican Contact: … more

Candidate Q&A: Corey Schaeffer, for HD27

Corey Schaeffer, candidate for House District 27 Profession: Engineer Residence: Arvada Party: Libertarian Contact: coryforcohd27.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I am the only … more

Voting in Jeffco: What you need to know

Get ready to vote Across the nation, it’s shaping up to be an election day unlike any other as both governments and voters adjust to holding an election amidst a pandemic. But here in Jeffco and … more
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