*** ELBERT COUNTY ELECTION NEWS ***
Election Day comes to Elbert County

Two candidates will take new roles as voters reject tax hikes

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.
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Election results 2022: Elbert County

Voters were opposed to school tax hikes

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.
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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.
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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.
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Schroeder loses bid to block election monitor

Judge says no to Elbert County clerk's request for preliminary injunction against Griswold

A Denver District Court judge on Nov. 3 denied a preliminary-injunction request by Elbert County Clerk and Recorder Dallas Schroeder, leaving in place the election supervisor assigned to Schroeder's office by Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold.
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The life of an Elbert County ballot

Multiple steps are followed carefully to ensure accuracy in voting

On Oct. 31, the Elbert County News spent the morning at the Elbert County Elections Office learning the ins and outs of the county’s voting system and the life of a ballot.
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MORE LOCAL ELECTION NEWS

From the Editor: Before you say no

This election year will have a lot of tax questions for voters to consider as they sort through ballots that are expected to hit the mail starting on Oct. 17. As our reporters have worked to break …

Elizabeth will have new mayor in 2023

Elizabeth Board of Trustees member Nick Snively is the town’s mayor-elect and will become mayor on Jan. 1, 2023.   At the Sept. 13 Board of Trustees meeting, members voted to declare …

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.

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 …

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 …
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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 …
*** Ballot Issues ***
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.
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