Politics

Colorado Supreme Court approves legislative redistricting plan

On November 15, the Colorado Supreme Court said, in a ruling written by Justice Richard Gabriel regarding the plan submitted by the Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission, “The Commission did not abuse its discretion in applying the criteria set forth (in) the Colorado Constitution…The court thus approves the Plans and orders the Commission to file those …

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Greenwood Village election proves that much is the same but something changed

All six incumbents who were running for the GV city council were re-elected on November 2. Libby Barnacle, Dave Bullock, Judith Hilton, Anne Ingebretsen, Dave Kerber and Donna Johnston were all endorsed, along with new candidates, Tom Stahl and Paul Wiesner, by current Mayor George Lantz and his two immediate predecessors, Nancy Sharpe and Ron …

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Cherry Creek School Board race produces decisive winners

Although the at-large race for the open seats representing Director Districts D and E on the Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education produced a slew of contentious questions, answers, ads and accusations, in the end the vote for both positions was not close. In Director District D, incumbent and longtime volunteer Kelly Bates, running for …

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Littleton voters elect their first mayor and pass sales tax increase

For many years, Littleton’s mayor was chosen by its city council from among its members. On November 2, for the first time in recent history, city residents voted directly for mayor from among three candidates. Former City Council Member Kyle Schlachter, who served from 2017 to 2019 and works for the Colorado Department of Agriculture …

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