Democracy Wire

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National Popular Vote

Making the Case for the National Popular Vote Compact

February 23, 2017

A Colorado senate legislative committee recently considered a bill to add our state into the National Popular Vote compact. Although the bill was killed in committee, it sparked an important conversation about reforming the Electoral College to ensure all Americans have the same voting power—no matter what state they call home.

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Fighting for High-Speed Internet Access

February 21, 2017

Many Coloradans who live in small towns and rural areas do not have access to high-speed internet. Local governments are trying to fill this void by providing municipal broadband for their citizens. However, they face several unnecessary legislative barriers.

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Kicking off the 2017 Session

February 2, 2017

While the country ushers in a new presidential administration, the Colorado General Assembly has returned for its 71st legislative session. Learn about our policy priorities this year at the Capitol.

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Just Vote! Colorado: 2016 Election Wrap-Up

November 21, 2016

The 2016 general election was Colorado’s first since the passage of COVAME, a law that significantly expanded voter access to the ballot. Voters are still getting used to the new law, and therefore had a slew of questions this voting season.

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Election Security in Colorado

November 7, 2016

Coloradans are fortunate for a variety of reasons—not least of which is the states’ voter-friendly elections system. Since the passage of COVAME, a law that dramatically expanded voter access to the ballot, the integrity of elections in Colorado has never been higher.

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