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Military Voters Deserve a Mail Ballot

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 06.23.2012 | Denver
Richard Allen Smith

This year, Colorado lawmakers can pass a bill that will protect the right to vote for active military overseas.

Should This Blogger Stop Writing About CO Secretary of State's Misinformation and Innuendo?

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.16.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

What about our basic trust in government, which rests to some degree on faith in elections? How seriously should take it, or should we ignore it, when our Secretary of State is on the radio making accusations of very recent election fraud?

Gessler Won't Say There's Fraud in Denver, but There "Very Well Might Be"

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.15.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

My search for an explanation from Scott Gessler about why he's been telling the media there's actual "fraud" in Colorado elections bore a bit of fruit last night, when I asked him directly about his allegations.

Massive Participation From "Inactive" Voters Shows Folly of Gessler Policy

Jonathan Brater | Posted 01.04.2012 | Denver
Jonathan Brater

The reports of early returns are in, and the result is a huge win for voters and a decisive blow against Secretary Gessler's policy of disenfranchisement.

Colorado Tops Country in Bad Treatment of Some Registered Voters

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.24.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It seems crazy that in Colorado, you won't necessarily get a ballot in the mail, like other good and decent registered voters, if you missed voting in just one election.

A Win for Voters Is Gessler's Second Loss

Jonathan Brater | Posted 12.10.2011 | Denver
Jonathan Brater

Last week, CO Secretary of State Scott Gessler asked a court to essentially freeze the Denver electorate to those who voted in 2010. The court refused.

Race Card? Who's Really Playing Games With Voters?

Crisanta Duran | Posted 12.07.2011 | Denver
Crisanta Duran

It is simply a fact that Scott Gessler's lawsuit would impact minorities at a higher rate than anyone else. That is the reality of the situation -- not a "card" that has been played.

UPDATE: Ballot Brinkmanship

Posted 12.07.2011 | Denver

A late September lawsuit filed against Denver's Clerk and Recorder Debra Johnson by Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler attempts to stop Denver ...

Fear and Fraud in Denver Elections

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.30.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman listened in silence Wednesday as Scott Gessler made the startling assertion that "Denver itself admitted" that sending election ballots to inactive voters has resulted in a "pretty high incidence of fraud."