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ELECTION 2022

How a Democrat won in Douglas County

Flipping the historically Republican Colorado House District 43 came down to a dedicated door-to-door campaign effort and a platform derived from listening to voters’ concerns, its …

Colorado’s Prop 123 affordable housing initiative could face rocky future

Voters in November also sought to reduce their taxes and, taken together, the changes could lead to difficult decisions down the road.

Laydon looks to second term with optimism

After being elected to a second term, Abe Laydon, who represents District 1 on the Douglas County Board of Commissioners, said there is plenty of work to do in a variety of areas from wildfire …

Lopez to focus on election security, accessibility in new term

Incumbent Democrat Joan Lopez has been elected to a new term as Arapahoe County clerk and recorder after defeating Republican challenger Caroline Cornell, according to the unofficial election …

Arapahoe County voters signal appetite for restorative justice after Brown is reelected sheriff

In an election cycle mired in debate over a perception of rising crime, Republican candidates had hoped to galvanize voters with allegations of mismanaged criminal policy under Democrats. In the race for Arapahoe County sheriff, Republican candidate Kevin Edling highlighted that narrative in his bid to unseat Democratic incumbent Tyler Brown. But voters didn’t bite. 

Housing remains a local issue after Littleton residents reject Aspen Grove

Ballot question 301, which asked residents to overturn the rezoning of the Aspen Grove mall to allow for new housing, passed by just under 60% with more than 18,000 votes tallied as of Nov. 10. The vote was somewhat moot, as the rezoning was done through a land use code no longer in effect and Aspen Grove’s owners, Gerrity Group, have been approved for the first phase of a redevelopment project under the new code. 

Littleton to establish Downtown Development Authority with voter approval

Littleton’s downtown could see major overhauls in the coming months and years after voters decided to create a new governing body and funding mechanism for the area.

Democrats keep Arapahoe County assessor seat amid blue sweep

Democratic incumbent PK Kaiser won by a wide margin over Republican Bob Andrews and Libertarian Joshua Lallement in the race to decide who oversees the office that affects property tax collection in Arapahoe County — a victory that fell in line with Democratic wins around the county.

Arapahoe County cements blue shift with election of two Democrat commissioners

In the race for two district seats on the Arapahoe County Board of Commissioners, voters cemented the county’s strong blue shift with the election of two Democrats, giving the party a 4-1 board majority. 
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STATE ELECTION RESULTS
Colorado voters overwhelmingly reelected Democratic Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday, endorsing his job performance over the past four years and soundly rejecting claims by his Republican opponent, …
Democratic Secretary of State Jena Griswold defeated Republican Pam Anderson on Tuesday to win a second four-year term as Colorado’s top elections official. Griswold led Anderson, a former …
Colorado voters sent Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet back to Washington for a third six-year term Tuesday, rejecting Republican Joe O’Dea, a first-time candidate and Denver construction …
Democratic Attorney General Phil Weiser won a second term on Tuesday by defeating Republican John Kellner, the top prosecutor in the 18th Judicial District. Kellner conceded at about 9 p.m. when …
LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE
 Beginning Monday, Oct. 17, Colorado voters may call the Secretary of State’s Language Assistance Hotline for assistance in interpreting their 2022 election ballot. The new hotline will …
*** Election News by County ***
ADAMS, WELD COUNTY

2022 Election Results: Bird declares victory over DeMott in HD 29

Shannon Bird declared victory over Vanessa DeMott in HD 29 earning about 61% of the vote. 

Election 2022 Results: Willford wins HD34

Northglenn Mayor Pro-Tem Jenny Willford is leading Kevin Allen in the next state representative for Colorado's District 34. 

Conservative voices at Adams County polls

Brad Belford, a Westminster resident and registered Republican, said he voted Democrat down the line besides for Secretary of State candidate Pam Anderson. He thinks the Republican party is out of …
ARAPAHOE COUNTY

Updated Results: Democrat Kaiser keeps wide lead in Arapahoe County assessor race

In the race to decide who oversees the office that affects property tax collection in Arapahoe County, the Democratic incumbent, PK Kaiser, has amassed a large lead over Republican Bob Andrews and Libertarian Joshua Lallement, according to unofficial results as of just after 4 p.m. Nov. 9.

Updated Results: Democrat Lopez on track to win Arapahoe clerk and recorder race

In the race to decide who oversees elections in Arapahoe County, the Democratic incumbent, Joan Lopez, has a wide early lead over Republican challenger Caroline Cornell, according to unofficial results just after 4 p.m. Nov. 9.

Voters sink lodging tax measure in Centennial

The majority of Centennial voters were against the proposed 3.5% lodging tax placed on the 2022 ballot by the Centennial council.

Updated results: Democrat Summey leading in race for Arapahoe County commissioner District 4

In the race to decide who represents part of Aurora on Arapahoe County’s board of elected leaders, Democrat Leslie Summey has a strong lead over Republican Bob Roth, according to unofficial results as of just after 4 p.m. Nov. 9.
DOUGLAS COUNTY

As ballot counts continue: Democrat Bob Marshall holds steady lead in HD43

Two days after the 2022 midterms Democrat Bob Marshall maintains his lead in the race for Colorado House  District 43 against incumbent Republican Kurt Huffman. As of 5:09 p.m. Nov. 10, …

Douglas County Democrat Marshall leads Republican Huffman in HD43 race

In typically Republican Douglas County, Democratic candidate Bob Marshall is leading in the House District 43 race against incumbent Republican Kurt Huffman, according to early results released by the Douglas County Clerk's office after polls closed at 7 p.m.

As school measure fails, Kane vows to return next year

Douglas County School District’s $60 million mill levy override and $450 million bond questions is not fairing well as early vote tallies are being released. In the initial release of …

Updated: Bracken, Brooks take leads in Castle Rock Town Council races

With roughly 68% of Douglas County votes counted, Mayor Pro Tem Kevin Bracken leading in the Castle Rock Town Council District 3 race and Max Brooks leading in District 5, holding a strong lead over incumbent Caryn Johnson.
JEFFERSON, CLEAR CREEK COUNTY

Election 2022 results: All three Jefferson County ballot measures fail

Marijuana growth and sale in unincorporated Jeffco, along with a possible sales tax on it, have failed

Election 2022 results: Voters in Northwest Lakewood Sanitation District turn down efforts to de-Bruce

With 99% of Jefferson County ballots tabulated, voters in the Northwest Lakewood Sanitation District have turned down efforts to de-Bruce the district.

Election 2022 results: Foothills Fire voters turn down bond and mill levy increase

Voters in the Foothills Fire Protection District have turned down the district’s request for a bond and a mill levy increase to purchase property and build a fire station to help decrease response times to emergencies.

Election 2022 results: Kersgaard leads Szabo in Jefferson County assessor race

With 99% of Jefferson County ballots tabulated, it appears Scot Kersgaard will retain his position as Jefferson County assessor, beating challenger Libby Szabo in the Nov. 8 election.
ELBERT COUNTY

Election Day comes to Elbert County

The 2022 midterm elections have come and gone, leaving Elbert County with a new commissioner-elect, a new county clerk and recorder-elect, and decisions on several school district ballot issues.

Election results 2022: Elbert County

Voters in Elbert County received ballots in which all candidates for county-level races on Nov. 8 were Republicans running unopposed, but three school-funding questions offered choices to the electorate.

Copying hard drives led to concerns

When Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced that she was appointing a supervisor in Elbert County for the November election, she pointed to a past incident in her reasoning.  Griswold, a Democrat, cited "a 2021 election security protocol breach where Republican Clerk Dallas Schroeder violated Colorado Elections Rules by giving unauthorized individuals copies of images of the county’s voting system hard drives."

Elbert County clerk fires back at secretary of state after appointment of election supervisor

Elbert County Clerk Dallas Schroeder says Secretary of State Jena Griswold’s appointment of an election supervisor does not change the way his office will conduct elections.
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Proposition 112
While it’s hard to believe any rational person would consider that now is a good time for “decriminalization” of hallucinogenic drugs, that is exactly what is being proposed.
Denver Ballot Issues 306 & 307
Denver measure 307, which concerns sidewalks, has passed with 55.85% of the vote. Ballot measure 306, which advocates dub the "Waste No More" campaign, garnered 70.86% of the votes. Results from the final count came in at 5 p.m. Nov. 17. The election will be certified on Nov. 29.
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