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Attorneys for embattled Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters have filed a direct appeal to the Colorado Supreme Court, asking its seven justices to overturn an order by District Judge Valerie Robison barring Peters and her deputy from overseeing this fall’s elections.

Mesa County would be one of the last Western Slope counties to opt out of an internet service protection bill approved by the Colorado Legislature in 2005, that is, if voters approve doing so.

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Two measures on the fall ballot would allow marijuana growers to cultivate, manufacture and test pot products, something a handful of farmers and business owners in the Grand Valley have said are needed to help boost economic development.

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters’ campaign promise to keep two DMV satellite offices open is on a temporary hiatus.

Gov. Jared Polis signed an executive order Friday calling on the Colorado National Guard to assist state efforts to combat potential cyber attacks on the state’s voting system for the fall election.

The final maps redrawing Colorado House and Senate lines are substantially the same as the ones released last week by the Colorado Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission, at least as far as the Western Slope is concerned.

Just as the state did last year, voters who want to track what’s happening to their ballot can sign up for a special app that will monitor it through every step of the election process.

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What began as a press conference Monday, to which no member of the press was actually invited, turned into a brief melee between supporters of Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters and those who, well, don’t.

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A right-leaning group wants Colorado voters to approve two ballot measures this fall aimed at lowering all property taxes and ensuring that the Colorado Legislature has the sole authority for appropriating all revenue, and not just those collected through taxes and fees.

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Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters has 10 days to notify the state that she intends to file a report on donations she is accepting as part of a legal defense fund that she’s actively soliciting, the Colorado Secretary of State ruled Friday.

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Current Wall Street Journal and former Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reporter Michael Bender was in town Thursday speaking with students at Colorado Mesa University and promoting his book, “Frankly, We Did Win This Election: The Inside Story of How Trump Lost.”

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Before Colorado Secretary of State and Dominion Voting System technicians came to Mesa County in May to conduct a software update of its elections system, Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters was given a step-by-step guide on how to back up election files and told just who could be present during t…

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The latest map redrawing Colorado House and Senate districts could shake up the political landscape on the Western Slope, leaving several sitting members of the Colorado Legislature no longer living in the districts they now represent.

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Mesa County’s new election equipment passed a routine accuracy test on Tuesday, prompting embattled Clerk Tina Peters, who has openly questioned the accuracy of such machines, to say it always passes muster.

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The leading Democratic candidate running for the 3rd Congressional District next year has suspended all fundraising efforts, at least until the Colorado Supreme Court rules on a new congressional redistricting map.

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While several Mesa County officials and elections workers have received some less-than-polite comments from people about unproven claims of election fraud, none have received any real threats, unlike election workers elsewhere in the state and nation.