Monday, January 31, 2011

Colorado Political News Brief – 1.31.2011

Tom Tancredo – Down But Not Out
John Hickenlooper walloped Tom Tancredo in last year’s gubernatorial race, but Tancredo in turn delivered a convincing knock-out to Republican upstart Dan Maes. With his surprising showing behind him, will the ever voluble, relentlessly divisive Tancredo come back for more? ….. Read More

Colorado primary elections moving to June?
Senator Rollie Heath, D-Boulder, said today that an elections commission will soon introduce legislation to hold Colorado primary elections in June in order to comply with new federal election guidelines….. Read More

A Colorado ballot is coming to a mailbox near you
House Bill 1131 would require eligible voters to receive their ballot at their home and they could vote either by sending it in, dropping it off or surrendering it at what's being called a "service center" in the eight days leading up to and on Election Day in exchange for a ballot they could then cast in person….. Read More

Gessler – moonlighting may be off
Gessler is quoted by The Denver Post that disclosure of clients could mean that he "may not be doing any of this at all." ….. Read More

Alvarado not running for Denver Mayor
Linda Alvarado, owner of Alvarado Construction and a former Qwest board member, has told the Denver Post that she has decided not to run because of current business commitments….. Read More

Hickenlooper says water, not children, are Colorado’s most important natural resource
“Water is the most vital of all our natural resources,” Governor John Hickenlooper told the annual convention of the Colorado Water Congress on Friday..... Read More

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