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Election Coverage

Election Coverage
Possible effects of gerrymandering seen in uncontested races
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 25, 2017

When voters cast ballots for state representatives last fall, millions of Americans essentially had no choice: In 42 percent of all such elections,...

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State Sen. Donovan kills buzz that she'll run for Congress
By: Joey Bunch - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

State Sen. Kerry Donovan took a break from working with a chainsaw on her family ranch Friday morning to take a phone call.

Congress needs a...

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Former El Paso County Commissioner Hisey files paperwork to run for state senate in District 2
By: - 0 Fri, May 19, 2017

Former El Paso County Commissioner Dennis Hisey, a Republican, will run for state senate in District 2, according to paperwork he filed Monday with...

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Boulder teens push to lower local voting age to 16
By: - 0 Sun, May 14, 2017

This November, Boulder citizens may get to vote on who gets to vote.

Here, as in nearly every other town in America, the voting age for...

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Big donations didn't necessarily mean wins in Colorado Springs City Council election
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Fri, May 5, 2017

The six people elected to Colorado Springs City Council hardly raised more than the eight candidates who lost out, recent campaign records show.

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Trump, GOP face referendum in Georgia; Dems aim for upset
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 18, 2017

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Republicans are bidding to prevent a major upset in a conservative Georgia congressional district where Democrats stoked by...

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Newly elected Colorado Springs council members list their priorities, receive well wishes
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Thu, Apr 6, 2017

Three new members elected to the Colorado Springs City Council were bubbling with excitement and ideas Wednesday, eager to put the Tuesday election...

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Colorado Springs election results in a 'sea change' for City Council
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Colorado Springs voters sent a surprise message during a big snowstorm Tuesday, electing a potential majority bloc of City Council members that could...

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Jill Gaebler beats Crow-Iverson by large margin in Colorado Springs District 5, declares win over 'out-of-state spending'
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Declaring victory over "out-of-state spending," incumbent Jill Gaebler turned back her challenger by a 2-to-1 margin in the District 5 City Council...

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Andres Pico headed to victory in Colorado Sprinigs District 6 reelection race
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Colorado Springs City Councilman Andres Pico appeared headed to an easy victory Tuesday over three challengers to be re-elected to his District 6...

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2017 Colorado Springs election results
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Colorado Springs voters sent a surprise message during a big snowstorm Tuesday, electing a potential majority bloc of City Council members that could...

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Don Knight wins Council District 1, wants to see market-driven development in Colorado Springs
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Don Knight, who's known for being responsive to constituents and not saying a disparaging word about fellow City Council members, has been re-elected...

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Geislinger, new District 2 councilman, plans to lead with a social justice doctrine
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Former lawyer and current hospital chaplain David Geislinger knew he had cinched the District 2 seat covering northern Colorado Springs months ago,...

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Stormwater and other ballot issues pass by large margins
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Colorado Springs voters' reticence to fund stormwater projects ended Tuesday evening as all three ballot measures cruised to passage.

Ballot...

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Richard Skorman pulls away in Colorado Springs District 3 council race
By: Rich Laden - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Richard Skorman, the former vice mayor and downtown entrepreneur, cruised to victory Tuesday in City Council District 3 over businessman Chuck...

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Yolanda Avila headed to surprise win in Colorado Springs District 4
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

A City Council newcomer with longtime roots in southeast Colorado Springs appeared poised for victory Tuesday evening in the three-way race for...

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Aurora theater prosecutor George Brauchler announces bid for Colorado governor
By: Peter Marcus - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler will compete for the Republican Party's nomination for governor, his campaign is expected to...

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Election blog: Skorman, Gaebler, Avila all notch wins on election night
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Tue, Apr 4, 2017

As candidates celebrate — or lament — The Gazette newsroom is hard at work.

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Colorado Springs voters aren't the only ones going to the polls today
By: Joey Bunch - 0 Tue, Apr 4, 2017

It's campaign season for city elections across Colorado in the coming weeks, and this year's ballots collectively pack an interesting punch.

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Owen Hill to challenge Doug Lamborn in 5th Congressional District GOP primary
By: Peter Marcus - 0 Mon, Apr 3, 2017

Saying frustration with the incumbent has "reached a ... deafening chorus," Republican state Sen. Owen Hill of Colorado Springs said he plans to...

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Turnout lags as campaign dollars pile up in Tuesday's Colorado Springs council races
By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 Mon, Apr 3, 2017

More than $800,000 has been raised for candidates in the Colorado Springs City Council election Tuesday, for jobs that will pay the six victors an...

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El Paso County's Jeff Hays elected to lead Colorado Republicans
By: Dan Njegomir - 0 Sat, Apr 1, 2017

It was a spirited race that pitted a seasoned party veteran against an upstart who had cast himself as the anti-establishment candidate. In the end,...