The Daily Sentinel’s 2010 endorsements

Editor’s note: This is a recap of The Daily Sentinel’s editorial endorsements for the 2010 general election. If a race or ballot item is not listed, we took no position on that question.

Governor: John Hickenlooper (D)

U.S. Senate: Michael Bennet (D)

Representative to Congress — District 3: Scott Tipton (R)

Secretary of State: Bernie Buescher (D)

State Treasurer: Cary Kennedy (D)

Attorney General: John Suthers (R)

University of Colorado Regent: Steve Bosley (R)

State Senate District 7: Claudette Konola (D)

Mesa County Commissioner: Steve Acquafresca (R)

Supreme Court Justice Michael L. Bender: Retain

Supreme Court Justice Alex J. Martinez: Retain

Supreme Court Justice Nancy E. Rice: Retain

Mesa County District Judge Richard T. Gurley: Retain

Mesa County District Judge Valerie J. Robison: Retain

Mesa County Judge Bruce R. Raaum: Retain

Amendment P, transfers gaming, including bingo, oversight to     Department of Revenue: No

Amendment Q, establishes a process for moving state seat of government in event of emergency: No

Amendment 60, cuts property taxes: No

Amendment 61, prohibits state from borrowing: No

Amendment 62, defines personhood: No

Amendment 63, prohibits state from forcing individuals to     participate in health coverage: No

Proposition 101, reduces tax rate and auto registration fees: No

Proposition 102, prohibits access to pretrial services program: No

LOCAL BALLOT MEASURES

Mesa County Referred Measure 1A, prohibits medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated portions of Mesa County: Yes

Town of Palisade Referred Measure 2D, would recall Dave       Walker as mayor of Palisade: No

Palisade Rural Fire Protection District Referred Measure 5A,    raise mill levy to fund fire protection: Yes


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