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Colorado Ballot Initiatives

Pot, Gay Marriage Likely To Spice Up 2012 Colorado Races

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 09.23.2011 | Denver

DENVER (AP) -- Colorado's position as a key battleground state in the 2012 presidential race comes with a wrinkle neither party seems to like: A freew...

Colorado Anti-Tax Initiatives Lose Badly

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado voters have soundly rejected three tax-and-debt ballot measures that analysts warned would've spelled economic gloom for the s...

Doug Bruce E-Mail To Supporters Of Ugly Three: 'Will You Disappoint Me?'

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Anti-tax crusader Douglas Bruce has tried to distance himself from three tax-slashing initiatives on November's ballot. But an e-mail Bruce sent to...

Independence Institute Founder Jon Caldara Not Yet Endorsing Amendments 60,61, Proposition 101

The Denver Post | Chuck Plunkett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

For those who know Jon Caldara, it's difficult to imagine him facing difficulty making up his mind. But the dilemma in which Amendments 60 and 61 a...

Amendments 60 and 61 Popular With Voters

Aspen Daily News Online | Brent Gardner-Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Polling by opponents of Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101 shows a strong level of support for the anti-government initiatives, according to Joh...

Amendment 62: Insulting, Hurtful and Demeaning

Rev. Dawn Duval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Rev. Dawn Duval

The truth about Amendment 62 is that it eliminates a woman's right to make private decisions about her body, her health, and her future.

Poll Shows Little Support For 60,61 And 101

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The controversial ballot initiatives dubbed the 'Bad Three' or 'Ugly Three' by opponents (Amendments 60, 61 and Proposition 101) have little public su...

Proposition 101 backers: Shut libraries, Sell Light Rail

Colorado Springs Gazette | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Supporters of three tax measures on the Colorado ballot say state and local governments could close libraries and put their books online and...

'Personhood' Amendment's Lawsuit Over Colorado Blue Book Dismissed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Denver District Judge threw out a lawsuit on Thursday that would have revised language about a ballot measure to outlaw abortion on a state voters' ...

Doug Bruce: There Are 'As Many Windbags' In The Tea Party As There Are In The General Public

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Political outsiders, gun-toting miners and grizzled pioneers started Colorado's government, but few have caused it more trouble than anti-t...

Are Colorado Doctors Really Opposed to Amendment 63?

Mike Krause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mike Krause

Colorado Medical Society member doctors are split over the Affordable Care Act. This begs the question then: did the CMS also survey its more than 7,000 members on Colorado Amendment 63?

Colorado Ballot Initiatives Mostly End In Failure In 2010

Statebill Colorado | Angie Knepell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Out of more than a hundred initiatives filed for the 2010 election cycle and with petition deadlines looming, only a handful will make it to...

Colorado Amendment 63 and Its Shifty Opposition

Brian T. Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brian T. Schwartz

Mandatory insurance takes what's wrong with health insurance and makes it worse. It means higher costs, less incentive to please patients, and the prohibition of affordable insurance plans.

Doug Bruce Contempt Motion: AG To File Paperwork Friday Against TABOR Author

Colorado Springs Gazette | TOM ROEDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Attorney General's Office said it will file court papers today seeking a contempt-of-court citation against Colorado Springs anti-tax act...

BP Donated Heavily To Campaign Aimed At Defeating Ballot Initiatives In Colorado

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

On the same day that the Interior Department levied a $5.2 million fine against BP America for misreporting output on a Colorado Native American reser...

Doug Bruce Identified By Ballot Initiative Backers As Man Behind Controversial Measures

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that Doug Bruce may be held in contempt of court for failing to respond to judge's orders. Colorado Atto...

Douglas Bruce Housed Petitioners For 3 Extreme Right Wing Ballot Initiatives

Colorado Springs Gazette | EILEEN WELSOME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Anti-tax advocate Douglas Bruce has sought to distance himself from three statewide initiatives that could limit the ability of local and state govern...

The Craziest Ballot Initiatives Of All Time (VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In honor of another off-year election day where the most significant items on the ballot are largely amendments and initiatives, we've decided to comp...

Colorado Republicans Split Over Anti-Tax Initiatives

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

One of the most noticeable partisan applause gaps in Gov. Bill Ritter's State of the State speech came about halfway through when he addressed three t...

Bill Ritter Challenges Scott McInnis To Take A Stand On 'Anti-Society' Initiatives

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gov. Bill Ritter last week decried a trio of anti-tax initiatives heading for the Colorado ballot next year and challenged his Republican opponents to...