Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 8, 2016 Colorado General Election

Colorado

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US President & Vice President (Colorado)
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Hillary Clinton - D
Websitewww.hillaryclinton.com
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Timothy M. Kaine - D
Websitewww.kaineforva.com
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Donald Trump - R
Websitewww.donaldjtrump.com
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Mike Pence - R
Websitewww.mikepence.com
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Darrell Castle - CON
Scott N. Bradley - CON
Websitewww.scottbradleyforsenate.com/
Gary Johnson - L
Websitegaryjohnson2016.com
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William F. "Bill" Weld - L
Jill E. Stein - G
Websitewww.jill2016.com
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Ajamu Baraka - G
Websitewww.ajamubaraka.com
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente - I
Websitewww.rocky2016.com
Michael Steinberg
Website2016.democratic-candidates.org/Steinberg
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US Senate
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Michael Bennet - D
Websitebennetforcolorado.com
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Darryl Glenn - R
Websiteelectdarrylglenn.com
Arn Menconi
Lily Williams - L
Websitewww.lily4liberty.com
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Bill Hammons - I
Websitewww.unityparty.us
Dan Chapin
Websitewww.danchapin.com
Paul Noel Fiorino
Websitewww.civicsatisfaction.com
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Don Willoughby
Websitesites.google.com/site/vote4willoughby/home
US House of Representatives
U.S. House Of Representatives Congressional District 1
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Diana L. DeGette - D
Websitewww.degette.com
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Darrell Dinges - L
Websitewww.dinges16.com
Charles "Casper" Stockham - R
Websitecasperforcolorado.com
U.S. House Of Representatives Congressional District 2
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Richard Longstreth - L
Websitewww.electlongstreth.com
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Nicholas Morse - R
Websitenicmorseforcongress.com
Jared Polis - D
Websitewww.polisforcongress.com
42
U.S. House Of Representatives Congressional District 3
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Gaylon Kent - L
Websitewww.thefreedomtrain.com
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Gail S. Schwartz - D
Websitewww.gailschwartz.org
Scott R. Tipton - R
Websitevotetipton.com
60
U.S. House Of Representatives Congressional District 4
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Ken Buck - R
Websitewww.buckforcolorado.com
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Bruce Griffith - L
Donald Howbert - R
Bob Seay - D
Websitebobforcolorado.org
U.S. House Of Representatives Congressional District 5
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Curtis Imrie
Websitewww.curtisimrie.com/democracy
Doug Lamborn - R
Websitelambornforcongress.com
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Mike McRedmond - L
Websitewww.lp.org/candidates/liberty-candidates-16/michael-mcredmond
Misty Plowright - D
Websitemistyforcongress.com
U.S. House Of Representatives Congressional District 6
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Morgan Carroll - D
Websitewww.senmorgancarroll.com
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Mike Coffman - R
Websitewww.coffmanforcongress.com
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Norm Olsen - L
Robert Lee Worthey - G
Websitewortheyforcongress.weebly.com
U.S. House Of Representatives Congressional District 7
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George Athanasopoulos - R
Websitewww.georgeforcolorado.com
Martin L. Buchanan - L
Websitebuchananforcongress.org
Ed Perlmutter - D
Websiteperlmutterforcolorado.com
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Colorado Statewide Offices
Education Board Member District 3
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Christine Pacheco-Kovelesk - D
Joyce Rankin - R
Websitejoycerankinsbe.com
Education Board Member District 5
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Steve Durham - R
Jeffery L. Walker, Sr. - D
Education Board Member District 6
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Rebecca McClellan - D
Websitemcclellanforcolorado.com
Debora Scheffel - R
University Of Colorado Regent At-large
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Heidi Ganahl - R
Alice Madden - D
University of Colorado Regent District 1
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Jack Kroll - D
Websitekrollforcolorado.com
Jennifer Qualteri - R
Websitequalteri4regent.com
University of Colorado Regent District 4
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Bob Owens - D
Sue Sharkey - R
Websitesharkey4regent.com
Colorado Senate
State Senator District 4
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Christina Maria Riegel - D
Websitejtkadolph.wix.com/christinariegel
Jim Smallwood - R
Websitejimsmallwoodforcolorado.com
State Senator District 8
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Randy L. Baumgardner - R
Websitewww.randybaumgardner.com
Emily Tracy - D
Websitewww.emilytracy.com
State Senator District 10
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Owen Hill - R
Websitewww.owenhillforsenate.com
Mark Anthony Barrionuevo - D
Websitewww.markforsenate10.com
State Senator District 12
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Bob Gardner - R
Websitewww.votizen.com/co-representative-bob-gardner/#more
Manuel Quintel - L
Websitewww.noneoftheabove.us/ThirdParty101/Person/CO/manuel_quintel
State Senator District 14
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Hans Hochheimer - R
Websitewww.hochheimer4senate.com
John Michael Kefalas - D
Websitewww.johnkefalas.org
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State Senator District 17
Matt Jones - D
Websitewww.mattjonesforcolorado.com
State Senator District 18
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Stephen Fenberg - D
Websitestevefenberg.org
M. Peter Spraitz - R
State Senator District 19
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Laura J. Woods - R
Websitewww.senatorlaurawoods.com
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Rachel Zenzinger - D
Websiterachelforcolorado.com
Hans V. Romer - L
State Senator District 21
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Dominick Moreno - D
Websitewww.dominickmoreno.com
Kara Leach Palfy - R
Websitekara4senate21.com
State Senator District 23
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T.J. Cole - D
Websitecoleforcolorado.com
Vicki Marble - R
Websitewww.vickimarble.com
State Senator District 25
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Jenise May - D
Websitewww.jenisemay.com
Kevin Priola - R
State Senator District 26
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Nancy A. Doty - R
Daniel Kagan - D
Websitewww.dankagan.com
State Senator District 27
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Tom Sullivan - D
Websitesullivanforcolorado.com
Jack Tate - R
Websitewww.jacktate.org
State Senator District 28
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Nancy J. Todd - D
Websitesenatornancytodd.org
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James Woodley - R
Websitejameswoodley.org
State Senator District 29
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Sebastian Chunn - R
Websitesebastianchunn.com
Rhonda Fields - D
Websitewww.rhondafields.com
Michele R. Poague - L
Websitewww.michelepoaguelibertarian.info
State Senator District 31
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Lois Court - D
Robert J. Bob Lane - R
Websitelaneforcolorado.org
State Senator District 33
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Raymon Doane - R
Angela Williams - D
Websitewww.angela4colo.com
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State Senator District 35
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James W. Casias - D
Websitecasiasforsouthernco.com
Larry W. Crowder - R
Websitewww.senatorlarrycrowder.com
William Stuart Bartley - L
Websitebartleyforsenate.com
Colorado House
State Representative District 1
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Raymond Garcia - R
Websiteraymondgarciaforcolorado.com
Susan Lontine - D
Websitesusanlontineforhd1.com
State Representative District 2
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Alec Garnett - D
Websitegarnettforcolorado.com
Paul A. Linton - R
State Representative District 3
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Jeff Bridges - D
Websitebridgesforcolorado.com
Katy Brown - R
State Representative District 4
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Dan Pabon - D
Websitewww.danpabon.com
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Gavin Marie Halligan - R
Websitegavinhalligan.com
State Representative District 5
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Crisanta Duran - D
Websitewww.duranforcolorado.com
36
Ronnie Nelson - R
Websitewww.ronnienelsonhd5.com
State Representative District 6
Chris Hansen - D
Websitehansenforcolorado.com
State Representative District 7
James Rashad Coleman - D
Websitecolemanforcolorado.com
State Representative District 8
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Leslie Herod - D
Websiteleslieherodforcolorado.com
Evan J. Vanderpool - R
Websitevotevanderpool.com
State Representative District 9
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Paul Stevens Martin - R
Paul Rosenthal - D
Websitewww.peopleforpaul.com
State Representative District 10
State Representative District 11
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Corey Piper - R
Jonathan Singer - D
Websitewww.singerforcolorado.com
State Representative District 12
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Bob Dillon - R
Mike Foote - D
Websitewww.mikefoote.org
State Representative District 13
K. C. Becker - D
Websitewww.kcbecker.org
State Representative District 14
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Dan Nordberg - R
Websitewww.dannordberg.com
Chris Walters - D
Websitewalters4co.blogspot.com.au
State Representative District 15
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Sharon Huff - D
Dave Williams - R
Websitedaveforcolorado.com
State Representative District 16
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Larry G. Liston - R
Websitewww.larryliston.com
John C. Hjersman - L
State Representative District 17
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Thomas "Tony" Exum, Sr. - D
Catherine Kit Roupe - R
Websitecatherineroupe.com
Susan Quilleash - L
Websitesusanquilleash.com/2012
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State Representative District 18
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Pete Lee - D
Websitewww.peteleecolorado.com
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Cameron Forth - R
Websitecameronforth.com
Norman "Paotie" Dawson - L
Websitewww.noneoftheabove.us/ThirdParty101/Person/CO/norman_dawson
State Representative District 19
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Paul Lundeen - R
Websitewww.paullundeen.org
Tom Reynolds - D
State Representative District 20
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Terri Carver - R
Julia Endicott - D
Websitejuliaendicottforcolorado.com
Judith Darcy - L
Websitewww.lp.org/candidates/liberty-candidates-16/judith-darcy
State Representative District 21
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Lois Landgraf - R
Websiteloislandgraf.us
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Michael Seebeck - L
Websitewww.noneoftheabove.us/ThirdParty101/Person/CO/michael_seebeck
State Representative District 22
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Justin Everett - R
Websitewww.everettforcolorado.com
Mary K. Parker
Websitewww.maryforstaterep.com
State Representative District 23
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Chris Hadsall - R
Chris Kennedy - D
Websitewww.kennedyforcolorado.com
State Representative District 24
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Jessie Danielson - D
Websitewww.jessiedanielson.com
Joseph DeMott - R
Websitedemottforcolorado.com
State Representative District 25
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Tim Leonard - R
Websitetimleonardforcolorado.com
Tammy Story - D
State Representative District 26
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Diane Mitsch Bush - D
Websitewww.dianeforcolorado.com
Michael Cacioppo - R
State Representative District 27
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Wade Michael Norris - D
Lang Sias - R
Websitewww.langsias.com
Doug Miracle
WebsiteWww.coloradoneedsamiracle.org
State Representative District 28
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Nancy Pallozzi - R
Websitewww.nancypallozzi.com
Brittany Pettersen - D
Websitebrittanypettersen.com
Matthew Hess - L
Websitewww.matthewhess.org
State Representative District 29
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Susan Kochevar - R
Websitesusanforcolorado.com
Tracy Kraft-Tharp - D
Websitetracyforstaterep.com
State Representative District 30
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Dafna Michaelson Jenet - D
Websitedafnaforcolorado.com
JoAnn Windholz - R
Websitejoannwindholz.com
State Representative District 31
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Joe Salazar - D
Websitesalazarforhd31.com
Jessica Sandgren - R
Websitesandgrenforcolorado.com
State Representative District 32
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Adrienne Benavidez - D
Alexander D. Jacobson - R
Websitejacobsonforcolorado.com
State Representative District 33
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Matt Gray - D
Karen Nelson - R
Websitekarenforcolorado.com
Kim Tavendale - L
Websitekimforcolorado.com
State Representative District 34
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Dustin Johnson - R
Websitedustinforcolorado.com
Steve Lebsock - D
Websitewww.stevelebsock.com
Jenice "JJ" Dove - G
State Representative District 35
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Emily Voss - R
Faith Winter - D
Websitewww.faithwinter.com
State Representative District 36
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Richard J. Bowman - R
Websiterichardbowmanforcolorado.com
Mike Weissman - D
Websitemikeweissman.com
State Representative District 37
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Carol A. Barrett - D
Cole Wist - R
State Representative District 38
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Susan Beckman - R
Websiteelectsusanbeckman.com
Robert Bowen - D
Websitebowen4colorado.com
State Representative District 39
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Polly Lawrence - R
Websitewww.pollylawrence.com
Richard Opler - D
State Representative District 40
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Janet Buckner - D
Websitejanetbuckner.com
Spencer A. Wellman - R
Websitewww.spencerwellman.org
State Representative District 41
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Linda Garrison - R
Websitelindagarrison.org
Jovan Melton - D
Websitewww.jovanmelton.com
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State Representative District 42
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Mike Donald - R
Websitewww.facebook.com/Donald4House42
Dominique Jackson - D
Websitejacksonforcolorado.com
State Representative District 43
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Kevin M. Van Winkle - R
Websitewww.vanwinkleforcolorado.com
Scott Wagner - D
Websitewagner4colorado.com
State Representative District 44
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Tim Hicks - D
Websitewww.TimHicks4Colorado.org
Kim Ransom - R
Websitewww.kimransom.org
State Representative District 45
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Patrick Neville - R
Websitewww.patrickforcolorado.com
Shantell Schweikart - D
Websiteshantellforstatehouse.com
State Representative District 46
Daneya Esgar - D
Websitewww.daneyaesgar.com
State Representative District 47
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Jason Munoz - D
Websitejasonmunoz47.com
Clarice Navarro-Ratzlaff - R
Websitewww.clarice47.com
State Representative District 48
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Stephen Humphrey - R
Websitehumphreyforhouse.org
Annie King - D
State Representative District 49
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Perry L. Buck - R
Websitewww.perryforcolorado.com
Adrian "Buzz" Sweeney - D
Websitewww.buzz4cohouse.com
State Representative District 50
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John Alan Honeycutt - R
Dave Young - D
Websitewww.repdaveyoung.com
State Representative District 51
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Hugh McKean - R
Websitemckeanforstatehouse.com
Jody Shadduck-McNally - D
Websitejodyforcolorado51.com
State Representative District 52
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Joann Ginal - D
Donna Walter - R
Websitewww.donnawalter.com
State Representative District 53
State Representative District 54
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Yeulin Willett - R
Websiteelectwillett.com
Gilbert Fuller - L
Websitegilbertfuller.org
State Representative District 55
State Representative District 56
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Phil Covarrubias - R
Websitephilcforhd56.com
Matt Snider - D
Websitemattsnider4colorado.com
State Representative District 57
Bob Rankin - R
Websitewww.votebobrankin.com
State Representative District 58
State Representative District 59
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J. Paul Brown - R
Websitewww.jpaulbrown.com
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Barbara Hall McLachlan - D
Websitebarbaramclachlan.com
State Representative District 60
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David Higginbotham - D
Websitedemdistrict60.org
James D. "Jim" Wilson - R
Websitewww.wilsonforhd60.com
Glenn Ingalls - L
Websitewww.noneoftheabove.us/ThirdParty101/Person/CO/glenn_ingalls
State Representative District 61
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Millie Hamner - D
Websitemilliehamner.com
Bob Schutt - R
State Representative District 62
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Bob Mattive - R
Websitevotebobmattive.com
Donald E. Valdez - D
State Representative District 63
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Thomas A. Hudson - D
Lori Saine - R
Websitewww.lorisaine.org
Joe Johnson - L
State Representative District 64
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Kathleen J. Conway - D
Kimmi Lewis - R
State Representative District 65
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Jon Becker - R
Websitebeckerforcolorado.com
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Anthony Engelhaupt - D
Referendums and Ballot Measures
Amendment T: No Exception to Involuntary Servitude Prohibition
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning the removal of the exception to the prohibition of slavery and involuntary servitude when used as punishment for persons duly convicted of a crime?
Amendment U: Exempt Certain Possessory Interests From Property Taxes
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning an exemption from property taxation for a possessory interest in real property if the actual value of the interest is less than or equal to six thousand dollars or such amount adjusted for inflation?
Amendment 69: State Healthcare System
Shall State Taxes Be Increased $25 Billion Annually In The First Full Fiscal Year, And By Such Amounts That Are Raised Thereafter, By An Amendment To The Colorado Constitution Establishing A Health Care Payment System To Fund Health Care For All Individuals Whose Primary Residence Is In Colorado, And, In Connection Therewith, Creating A Governmental Entity Called Coloradocare To Administer The Health Care Payment System; Providing For The Governance Of Coloradocare By An Interim Appointed Board Of Trustees Until An Elected Board Of Trustees Takes Responsibility; Exempting Coloradocare From The Taxpayer’s Bill Of Rights; Assessing An Initial Tax On The Total Payroll From Employers, Payroll Income From Employees, And Nonpayroll Income At Varying Rates; Increasing These Tax Rates When Coloradocare Begins Making Health Care Payments For Beneficiaries; Capping The Total Amount Of Income Subject To Taxation; Authorizing The Board To Increase The Taxes In Specified Circumstances Upon Approval Of The Members Of Coloradocare; Requiring Coloradocare To Contract With Health Care Providers To Pay For Specific Health Care Benefits; Transferring Administration Of The Medicaid And Children’s Basic Health Programs And All Other State And Federal Health Care Funds For Colorado To Coloradocare; Transferring Responsibility To Coloradocare For Medical Care That Would Otherwise Be Paid For By Workers’ Compensation Insurance; Requiring Coloradocare To Apply For A Waiver From The Affordable Care Act To Establish A Colorado Health Care Payment System; And Suspending The Operations Of The Colorado Health Benefit Exchange And Transferring Its Resources To Coloradocare?
Amendment 70: State Minimum Wage
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution increasing the minimum wage to $9.30 per hour with annual increases of $0.90 each January 1 until it reaches $12 per hour effective January 2020, and annually adjusting it thereafter for cost-of-living increases?
Amendment 71: Requirements for Initiated Constitutional Amendments
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution making it more difficult to amend the Colorado constitution by requiring that any petition for a citizen-initiated constitutional amendment be signed by at least two percent of the registered electors who reside in each state senate district for the amendment to be placed on the ballot and increasing the percentage of votes needed to pass any proposed constitutional amendment from a majority to at least fifty-five percent of the votes cast, unless the proposed constitutional amendment only repeals, in whole or in part, any provision of the constitution?
Amendment 72:
Shall State Taxes Be Increased $315.7 Million Annually By An Amendment To The Colorado Constitution Increasing Tobacco Taxes, And, In Connection Therewith, Beginning January 1, 2017, Increasing Taxes On Cigarettes By 8.75 Cents Per Cigarette ($1.75 Per Pack Of 20 Cigarettes) And On Other Tobacco Products By 22 Percent Of The Manufacturer's List Price; And Allocating Specified Percentages Of The New Tobacco Tax Revenue To Health-Related Programs And Tobacco Education, Prevention, And Cessation Programs Currently Funded By Existing Constitutional Tobacco Taxes; And Also Allocating New Revenue For Tobacco-Related Health Research, Veterans' Programs, Child And Adolescent Behavioral Health, Construction And Technology Improvements For Qualified Health Providers, Educational Loan Repayment For Health Professionals In Rural And Underserved Areas, And Health Professional Training Tracks?
Proposition 106: Medical Aid in Dying
Shall there be a change to the Colorado revised statutes to permit any mentally capable adult Colorado resident who has a medical prognosis of death by terminal illness within six months to receive a prescription from a willing licensed physician for medication that can be self-administered to bring about death; and in connection therewith, requiring two licensed physicians to confirm the medical prognosis, that the terminally-ill patient has received information about other care and treatment options, and that the patient is making a voluntary and informed decision in requesting the medication; requiring evaluation by a licensed mental health professional if either physician believes the patient may not be mentally capable; granting immunity from civil and criminal liability and professional discipline to any person who in good faith assists in providing access to or is present when a patient self-administers the medication; and establishing criminal penalties for persons who knowingly violate statutes relating to the request for the medication?
Proposition 107: Presidential Primary Election
Shall there be a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes recreating a presidential primary election to be held before the end of March in each presidential election year in which unaffiliated electors may vote without declaring an affiliation with a political party?
Proposition 108: Primary Elections
Shall there be a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning the process of selecting candidates representing political parties on a general election ballot, and, in connection therewith, allowing an unaffiliated elector to vote in the primary election of a political party without declaring an affiliation with that party and permitting a political party in specific circumstances to select all of its candidates by assembly or convention instead of by primary election?
Ballot Issue 4B: Denver Metropolitan Scientific and Cultural Facilities District
Shall There Be An Extension Until June 30, 2030, Of The Aggregate 0.1 Percent Sales And Use Taxes Currently Levied And Collected By The Denver Metropolitan Scientific And Cultural Facilities District That Are Scheduled To Expire On June 30, 2018, For Assisting Scientific And Cultural Facilities Within The District, While Authorizing The District To Continue To Collect, Retain, And Spend All Revenue Generated By Such Tax In Excess Of The Limitation Provided In Article X Of Section 20 Of The Colorado Constitution And While Modifying The Rates Of The Three Individual Sales And Use Taxes Collected By The District As Follows: For Total Annual Revenues Collected By The District Up To Thirty-Eight Million Dollars, Decreasing The .0655 Percent Sales And Use Tax To .064 Percent; Increasing The .021 Percent Sales And Use Tax To .022 Percent; And Increasing The .0135 Percent Sales And Use Tax To .014 Percent; And, For Total Annual Revenues Collected By The District That Exceed Thirty-Eight Million Dollars, Decreasing The .064 Percent Sales And Use Tax To .057 Percent; Increasing The .022 Percent Sales And Use Tax To .026 Percent; And Increasing The .014 Percent Sales And Use Tax To .017 Percent?
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