Politics

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Some in Palisade get bad ballots

By Charles Ashby

Some Palisade residents have gotten the wrong ballots, Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner said Thursday. A problem was discovered when a Palisade voter noticed that two ballot measures, Referred Measure 2A and 2B, were not on his mail-in ballot, ...


Reiner: Mail ballots can be returned by others

By Charles Ashby

State law allows people to deliver ballots other than their own, but some so-called elections-integrity advocates are trying to scare people into thinking that is not allowed, two county clerks said Thursday. Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner, ...


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Candidate eyes 
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to start businesses

By Charles Ashby

Joe Neguse, the Democratic candidate for secretary of state, wants to revamp the way the office helps businesses form and licensed professionals renew their licenses. Neguse, who’s ending a six-year term on the University of Colorado ...


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No bans on contraception, Gardner insists

By Charles Ashby

U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, doesn’t see an inconsistency in reversing his support for a statewide personhood ballot measure and his co-sponsorship of a federal Life at Conception Act measure now ...


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Gay couples tie the knot

By Charles Ashby

Four same-sex couples were legally married in Mesa County Tuesday, a day after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the matter, making gay marriage legal in Colorado as a result. Moments after Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner made the ...


Guns and energy top Senate debate

By Charles Ashby

HOTCHKISS — Coal mining, guns and the state’s public employee pension were only some of the topics candidates for two legislative races discussed Tuesday night at a League of Women’s Voters debate here. The candidates for ...


Mesa County to begin issuing licenses to allow gays to marry

By Charles Ashby

Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner said she will begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses this morning after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear all appeals on gay marriage bans. Reiner told The Daily Sentinel early Monday evening she based ...


Regional candidates pour on ad spending near end of elections

By Charles Ashby

Candidates for various legislative offices in the region have entered the last stretch of this year’s elections, celebrating it by spending the donations they’ve collected on yard signs and other advertising. In the one local race ...


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Democratic candidate Roman wants board of education to have influence on mandates

By Emily Shockley

The Democratic challenger for the 3rd Congressional District seat on the Colorado Board of Education wants board members to strengthen their relationships with legislators and try harder to influence how legislative mandates are carried out in ...


Webb, Willett square off at Rotary debate

By Charles Ashby

What the Republican candidate for House District 54 would focus on right away if he were elected depends on which party is in control in the Colorado Legislature and governor’s office after November’s election, Yeulin Willett told ...


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