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Candidate Q&A Colorado House District 45 - Ruby Martinez

Name: Ruby Martinez Biography: When it comes to funding school districts and paying teachers in Colorado – How do you think we stack up on a national level? What do you think should be …

Updated Results: Rivero, Barrington reelected, Wilks ahead of Poage

With three seats up for election, Parker voters decided between five candidates, including three incumbents. Seeking reelection are council members Anne Barrington, Cheryl Poage and Joshua …

Lone Tree voters approve opting out of state broadband service measure

The majority of Lone Tree voters approved the opt-out of Senate Bill 152, according to unofficial Douglas County election results.

Weekly declares victory, Davis wins clerk race

Along with state and municipal races, several county races were on the ballot for Douglas County voters on Nov. 8. These races included selecting a new sheriff and a new clerk and recorder for the …

Your local 2022 election results from Colorado Community Media reporters

Follow the results for the 2022 midterm elections as they roll in. Colorado Community Media's reporters and editors are covering dozens of races and ballot issues for eight Front Range counties.

Letter from the publisher: This week's papers won't have election news, so make sure you don't miss out

Don't miss a story from the 2022 Elections! We’ve got you covered with what you want to know. Get our special Election Runback in your inbox this Wednesday.

Council candidates spar on role of Design Review Board days before election

In the last days before Election Day, campaign material for a Castle Rock town council candidate reignited conflict about the commission that approves downtown development.  During the Nov. 1 …

Chamber sees need for thoughtful leadership

When it comes to business, growth, community and the future, T.J. Sullivan, chief executive officer of the Parker of Chamber of Commerce, said it’s been good to see a town council made up of …

Douglas County Schools superintendent hopeful voters will pass bond, mill levy override

With less than two weeks until the election, Douglas County School District Superintendent Erin Kane is feeling positive about the fate of the $60 million mill levy override and $450 million bond on …

Secretary of State investigates campaign finance violation complaint filed against Invest in DCSD

The political issue committee supporting the Douglas County School District’s bond and mill levy override is facing possible campaign finance violations for promoting an event at the Larkspur …

Conservative radio host and political issue committee behind pros/cons in Douglas County voter guide

Comments in a county guide urging voters to kill ballot measures that would increase teacher pay and build new schools in Douglas County emanate from conservative talk radio host Kim Monson. That’s …

Colorado county clerks report death threats as election fraud claims continue

Some county clerks face hostility, even violent threats, a trend that continues in Colorado two years after the 2020 election, when former President Trump and his supporters alleged widespread voter fraud.

In Douglas County, voters will decide whether teachers get 9% pay bump

Lucy Squire just marked her 18th year as a teacher at Copper Mesa Elementary School in Douglas County. One of the things she has that many teachers here and around Colorado don’t is a home.

Castle Rock candidates discuss development, homelessness, public safety

A debate between candidates for Castle Rock Town Council focused on how the town should handle future development and the impacts of its growth, including homelessness and expanding services.

Candidate Q&A Colorado House District 43 - Kurt Huffman

Website: www.kurthuffman.com Biography: Over the last nearly 50 years, Representative Kurt Huffman has called Colorado home. He has lived most of this time in Highlands Ranch with his wife of 35 …

Candidate Q&A Colorado House District 43 - Robert Marshall

Biography: Colorado native. Joined Marine Corps after Georgetown University. USMC later sent me to Cornell Law School. Was a Senior Defense Counsel and SJA in Japan.  Left USMC to clerk on the …

Candidate Q&A Colorado House District 45 - Lisa Frizell

Name: Lisa Frizell Profession: Douglas County Assessor Website: www.Frizellfor45.com Biography: Having grown up in Douglas County, it has been an amazing experience to see a quiet agrarian …

State launches language assistance hotline to assist voters with limited English

 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 …

Candidate Q&A Castle Rock Town Council District 3 - Kevin Bracken

  I am a healthcare cost savings expert. I manage a team of consultants, I consult with hospitals regarding cost savings that amount to millions of dollars annually in savings in the areas of …

Candidate Q&A Castle Rock Town Council District 5 - Max Brooks

Name: Max Brooks   Profession: Marketing/Advertising Consultant   Biography: Raised in Colorado, worked for 20 years with 850 KOA radio including nearly 10 years traveling with …

Candidate Q&A Castle Rock Town Council District 5 - Caryn Johnson

Name: Caryn Johnson   Profession: Elected Official   Biography: I am currently the District 5 Councilmember and I’ve been a resident of Castle Rock since 2005. My …

Candidate Q&A Castle Rock Town Council District 5 - Caryn Ann Harlos

Name: Caryn Ann Harlos   Profession: Paralegal and Registered Parliamentarian   Biography: Meet Caryn Ann Harlos (caryn4castlerock.com)   Website: Caryn Ann …

Ganahl wants to eliminate state income tax

Heidi Ganahl, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, is campaigning on a bold promise to eliminate Colorado’s 4.55% individual income tax, the largest source of revenue for the state’s general …

After failed Parker deal, Castle Pines takes on troubled waters

Thousands of homes dot the hills of Castle Pines, a central Douglas County community about 20 miles from the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. But underneath those houses and their hills, a problem …

Marshall raises more donations than Huffman in Highlands Ranch race

Campaign donations in the race for the Colorado House district that represents Highlands Ranch slightly favor the Democratic candidate in an area that has historically leaned red. Bob Marshall, …

Takeaways from Parker council debate

Throughout the Parker Chamber of Commerce’s town council debate, candidates largely agreed on the direction of the town with the exception of a few key topics: Mainstreet, development and RTD.

DCSD bond/MLO committee 'cautiously optimistic' as election gets closer

Donations and vocal support for the Douglas County School District’s $450 million bond and $60 mill levy override funding questions continues to grow as the election nears. According to the …

Lone Tree council members voice support of Douglas County School District ballot measures

Douglas County teachers are getting about $18,000 less than those working in Cherry Creek schools, resulting in a loss of teachers and recruitment difficulties, school officials told Lone Tree City …
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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 …
COUNTY CANDIDATE Q&As
Name: Kari Solberg Profession: Entrepreneur / dog trainer Website: kariforcommissioner.com Biography:  Politics was never in the plan for me. I grew up in a low income family …
Name: Abe Laydon Profession: District 1 Commissioner Website: abelaydon.us Biography: I am a fifth generation Coloradan, land use attorney, husband of 20 years to my wife Kimberly, …
Name: Sheri Davis Profession: Management - deputy of Motor Vehicle Department Website: Davis4Clerk.com
Name: Karen Jefferson Profession: Sales and marketing Website: facebook.com/KarenLindbergJefferson
Name: Michael Phibbs Profession: Chief of police Website: phibbs4sheriff.com
CASTLE ROCK CANDIDATE Q&As
  I am a healthcare cost savings expert. I manage a team of consultants, I consult with hospitals regarding cost savings that amount to millions of dollars annually in savings in the areas of …
Name: Dean Legatski Profession: Solutions Architect Website: vote4dean.com Biography: I grew up in Colorado and have lived in Castle Rock for over 13 years. I received my bachelor's …
Name: Caryn Johnson   Profession: Elected Official   Biography: I am currently the District 5 Councilmember and I’ve been a resident of Castle Rock since 2005. My …
Name: Caryn Ann Harlos   Profession: Paralegal and Registered Parliamentarian   Biography: Meet Caryn Ann Harlos (caryn4castlerock.com)   Website: Caryn Ann …
Name: Max Brooks   Profession: Marketing/Advertising Consultant   Biography: Raised in Colorado, worked for 20 years with 850 KOA radio including nearly 10 years traveling with …
PARKER CANDIDATE Q&As
Name: Brian Carruthers Profession: Denver Fire Department lieutenant/owner of Carruthers Construction Website: https://sites.google.com/view/carruthersforparkertowncouncil/home Biography: Not provided Why are you running for council? I serve …
Name: Josh Rivero Profession: Fika Coffee House owner Website: joshuaforparker.com
Name: Anne Barrington Profession: The Barrington Group Real Estate owner Website: Barrington4Parker.com
Name: Brandi Wilks Profession: Co-owner of Wilks Real Estate here in Parker Website: WilksForParker.com Biography: I am a 3rd generation Parker Native. I am 39 years old, and …
Name: Cheryl Poage Profession: Retired from South Metro Fire Rescue. Currently works part time with the U.S. Fire Adminstration Website: poage.com
STATE CANDIDATES
House District 45
Candidate Q&A Colorado House District 45 - Lisa Frizell

Name: Lisa Frizell Profession: Douglas County Assessor Website: www.Frizellfor45.com Biography: Having grown up in Douglas County, it has been an amazing experience to see a quiet agrarian …

Candidate Q&A Colorado House District 45 - Ruby Martinez

Name: Ruby Martinez Biography: When it comes to funding school districts and paying teachers in Colorado – How do you think we stack up on a national level? What do you think should be …

House District 43
Candidate Q&A Colorado House District 43 - Kurt Huffman

Website: www.kurthuffman.com Biography: Over the last nearly 50 years, Representative Kurt Huffman has called Colorado home. He has lived most of this time in Highlands Ranch with his wife of 35 …

Candidate Q&A Colorado House District 43 - Robert Marshall

Biography: Colorado native. Joined Marine Corps after Georgetown University. USMC later sent me to Cornell Law School. Was a Senior Defense Counsel and SJA in Japan.  Left USMC to clerk on the …

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