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ELECTION 2022

How a Democrat won in Douglas County

Flipping the historically Republican Colorado House District 43 came down to a dedicated door-to-door campaign effort and a platform derived from listening to voters’ concerns, its …

Colorado’s Prop 123 affordable housing initiative could face rocky future

Voters in November also sought to reduce their taxes and, taken together, the changes could lead to difficult decisions down the road.

Laydon looks to second term with optimism

After being elected to a second term, Abe Laydon, who represents District 1 on the Douglas County Board of Commissioners, said there is plenty of work to do in a variety of areas from wildfire …

As ballot counts continue: Democrat Bob Marshall holds steady lead in HD43

Two days after the 2022 midterms Democrat Bob Marshall maintains his lead in the race for Colorado House  District 43 against incumbent Republican Kurt Huffman. As of 5:09 p.m. Nov. 10, …

Democrat Jena Griswold defeats Republican Pam Anderson in Colorado’s secretary of state race

Democratic Secretary of State Jena Griswold defeated Republican Pam Anderson on Tuesday to win a second four-year term as Colorado’s top elections official. Griswold led Anderson, a former …

Weiser defeats Kellner in reelection bid

Democratic Attorney General Phil Weiser won a second term on Tuesday by defeating Republican John Kellner, the top prosecutor in the 18th Judicial District. Kellner conceded at about 9 p.m. when …

Jared Polis easily beats Heidi Ganahl

Colorado voters overwhelmingly reelected Democratic Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday, endorsing his job performance over the past four years and soundly rejecting claims by his Republican opponent, …

Douglas County Democrat Marshall leads Republican Huffman in HD43 race

In typically Republican Douglas County, Democratic candidate Bob Marshall is leading in the House District 43 race against incumbent Republican Kurt Huffman, according to early results released by the Douglas County Clerk's office after polls closed at 7 p.m.

As school measure fails, Kane vows to return next year

Douglas County School District’s $60 million mill levy override and $450 million bond questions is not fairing well as early vote tallies are being released. In the initial release of …
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STATE ELECTION RESULTS
Colorado voters overwhelmingly reelected Democratic Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday, endorsing his job performance over the past four years and soundly rejecting claims by his Republican opponent, …
Democratic Secretary of State Jena Griswold defeated Republican Pam Anderson on Tuesday to win a second four-year term as Colorado’s top elections official. Griswold led Anderson, a former …
Colorado voters sent Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet back to Washington for a third six-year term Tuesday, rejecting Republican Joe O’Dea, a first-time candidate and Denver construction …
Democratic Attorney General Phil Weiser won a second term on Tuesday by defeating Republican John Kellner, the top prosecutor in the 18th Judicial District. Kellner conceded at about 9 p.m. when …
LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE
 Beginning Monday, Oct. 17, Colorado voters may call the Secretary of State’s Language Assistance Hotline for assistance in interpreting their 2022 election ballot. The new hotline will …
*** Election News by County ***
ADAMS, WELD COUNTY

2022 Election Results: Bird declares victory over DeMott in HD 29

Shannon Bird declared victory over Vanessa DeMott in HD 29 earning about 61% of the vote. 

Election 2022 Results: Willford wins HD34

Northglenn Mayor Pro-Tem Jenny Willford is leading Kevin Allen in the next state representative for Colorado's District 34. 

Conservative voices at Adams County polls

Brad Belford, a Westminster resident and registered Republican, said he voted Democrat down the line besides for Secretary of State candidate Pam Anderson. He thinks the Republican party is out of …
ARAPAHOE COUNTY

Letter from the publisher: This week's papers won't have election news, so make sure you don't miss out

Don't miss a story from the 2022 Elections! We’ve got you covered with what you want to know. Get our special Election Runback in your inbox this Wednesday.

Colorado county clerks report death threats as election fraud claims continue

Some county clerks face hostility, even violent threats, a trend that continues in Colorado two years after the 2020 election, when former President Trump and his supporters alleged widespread voter fraud.

Ganahl wants to eliminate state income tax

Heidi Ganahl, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, is campaigning on a bold promise to eliminate Colorado’s 4.55% individual income tax, the largest source of revenue for the state’s general …
DOUGLAS COUNTY

Updated: Bracken, Brooks take leads in Castle Rock Town Council races

With roughly 68% of Douglas County votes counted, Mayor Pro Tem Kevin Bracken leading in the Castle Rock Town Council District 3 race and Max Brooks leading in District 5, holding a strong lead over incumbent Caryn Johnson.

Lone Tree voters approve opting out of state broadband service measure

The majority of Lone Tree voters approved the opt-out of Senate Bill 152, according to unofficial Douglas County election results.

Weekly declares victory, Davis wins clerk race

Along with state and municipal races, several county races were on the ballot for Douglas County voters on Nov. 8. These races included selecting a new sheriff and a new clerk and recorder for the …

Council candidates spar on role of Design Review Board days before election

In the last days before Election Day, campaign material for a Castle Rock town council candidate reignited conflict about the commission that approves downtown development.  During the Nov. 1 …
ELBERT COUNTY

Election Day comes to Elbert County

The 2022 midterm elections have come and gone, leaving Elbert County with a new commissioner-elect, a new county clerk and recorder-elect, and decisions on several school district ballot issues.

Election results 2022: Elbert County

Voters in Elbert County received ballots in which all candidates for county-level races on Nov. 8 were Republicans running unopposed, but three school-funding questions offered choices to the electorate.

Copying hard drives led to concerns

When Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced that she was appointing a supervisor in Elbert County for the November election, she pointed to a past incident in her reasoning.  Griswold, a Democrat, cited "a 2021 election security protocol breach where Republican Clerk Dallas Schroeder violated Colorado Elections Rules by giving unauthorized individuals copies of images of the county’s voting system hard drives."

Elbert County clerk fires back at secretary of state after appointment of election supervisor

Elbert County Clerk Dallas Schroeder says Secretary of State Jena Griswold’s appointment of an election supervisor does not change the way his office will conduct elections.
*** Ballot Issues ***
Proposition 112
While it’s hard to believe any rational person would consider that now is a good time for “decriminalization” of hallucinogenic drugs, that is exactly what is being proposed.
Denver Ballot Issues 306 & 307
Denver measure 307, which concerns sidewalks, has passed with 55.85% of the vote. Ballot measure 306, which advocates dub the "Waste No More" campaign, garnered 70.86% of the votes. Results from the final count came in at 5 p.m. Nov. 17. The election will be certified on Nov. 29.
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