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Secretary of State Scott Gessler

Major Colorado and National Implications of the Recalls

Aaron Harber | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics
Aaron Harber

The successful recall of two Colorado state senators due to a campaign spearheaded by the National Rifle Association and other gun rights organizations sent a shockwave through Colorado that reverberated across the entire nation.

Why Not Do Better in Colorado Elections?

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

What are we if don't do everything possible, within safety constraints, to make our elections wide open to every citizen who wants to vote?

Supportive Of Gessler's Personal Criminal Defense Fund?

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 03.15.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers' office this week made what's sure to be a controversial deci...

Post-Election Analysis: Change the Game in Colorado

Peg Perl | Posted 02.09.2013 | Denver
Peg Perl

As a much-hyped swing state, Colorado is on the brink of a constant cycle of struggles over control of elections subject to national scrutiny.

Denver Post Is Central Casting's "Liberal Mainstream Media?"

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.10.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

You may have heard that Secretary of State Scott Gessler said last week that the "left" doesn't care about voter fraud. But he also said that he likes to "tease" that the Denver Post is the embodiment of the "liberal mainstream media."

Gessler: Left Doesn't Care About Voter Fraud

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 10.06.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. DENVER– Speaking at a conservative conference here Thursday, Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gess...

Scott Gessler Asks 4,000 Voters For Proof Of Citizenship

Posted 08.17.2012 | Denver

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler has mailed approximately 4,000 registered voters in the state requesting that they prove that they are in fa...

That's Not a Right-Wing Talk-Radio Host You Hear. It's Our Sec. of State!

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.19.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Do you really want your secretary of state to dismiss a historically legitimate concern about voter intimidation by accusing Democrats of cynically riling up their base?

Gessler: A 'Good Election' Is When 'Republicans Win'

Posted 06.26.2012 | Denver

On Tuesday, unearthed a video of Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler talking about election integrity that may raise some eyebr...

Why We're Suing Colorado SOS Scott Gessler

David Paladino | Posted 06.25.2012 | Denver
David Paladino

It's been a long-time right for voters in our state to know who is backing whom and what, and Scott Gessler has no right to change that.

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.

Recall Worthy? Dems: Scott Gessler All Vinegar, No Honey

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.29.2012 | Denver

Just over a year into office, Colorado's Secretary of State Scott Gessler has likely made the headlines more than all previous Colorado secretaries co...

Our Secretary of State as a Punch Line

Ellen Dumm | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver
Ellen Dumm

Colorado is a key swing state in a presidential election that has a hyper-partisan secretary of state who has become a joke. The two make a difficult combination.

The Colorado Secretary of State's Problem with Numbers

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.02.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Since day one in office, Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler has had a number of problems as well a problem with numbers, as in figures.

UPDATE: Gessler Maddowed Again, Pueblo Clerk Joins Suit (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.29.2011 | Denver

A lawsuit filed in late September against Denver's clerk and recorder by Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler attempts to stop Denver from mailin...

Grandmas and Lawmakers Say the Darndest Things

Ellen Dumm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ellen Dumm

There's plenty of serious business going on under the golden dome, most notably balancing the budget. But there are many people who lose their perspective and say silly things.