Tag Archives: Local politics

My Colorado voting guide (Redux)

I am going to repeat this post for everyone coming to my blog after this series of posts: Every election year, I spend a lot of time researching the localballot issues. But I almost never share that research with anyoneexcept for my wife. I figured that I need to start sharing my hard workwith others,… Read More »

My Colorado voting guide: Candidates for office

This probably won’t be a surprise, but I’ll be voting (and recommend everyone votes) a straight Democratic ticket: Governor: Bill RitterCongress (CD6): Bill WinterSecretary of State: Ken GordonState Treasurer: Cary KennedyAttorney General: Fern O’BrienCU Regent: Stephen LudwigState Senate: Shelly TokerudState Representative: Allen DreherDouglas Co. Commisioner: Jerri HillDouglas Co. Clerk & Recorder: Barbara HoranDouglas Co. Treasurer:… Read More »

My Colorado voting guide: Yes on Referendum K – Immigration lawsuit against federal government

Another result of this year’s special session on immigration, this referndum would have the State of Colorado sue Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, asking that Gonzales start enforcing the current federal immigration laws. This lawsuit will almost definitely go nowhere, but it will increase public awareness of the fact that the federal government is not doing… Read More »

My Colorado voting guide: Yes on Referendum F – Recall deadlines

Referendum F is a housekeeping referendum to change/remove deadlines for recall petitions. In a way, it’s antithetical to Amendment 38. This Referndum allows more time to protest signatures on petitions, get signatures to replace invalidated signatures, and holding recall elections. It makes the recall process more flexible, which is a good thing (IMO).YES!