While the election and presidential transition continued to dominate the news well into November, the Front Porch asked a group of NE Denver residents for their thoughts on bridging the great political divide in our country.
Fifty years ago, Colorado was quite “red,” politically.
PLEASE NOTE: Information about Proposition 113, the National Popular Vote (NPV), is incorrect in the printed October issue. A “yes” vote will, in fact, keep Colorado in the NPV compact. Proposition 113 is correct in this online article and in our PDF link to a summary of the 23 state and city ballot questions. Consider printing our 5-page summary to note your decisions after researching questions in the 90-page Blue Book.
“I’m very worried there are going to be hundreds if not thousands of people out there trying to suppress the vote,” says former Colorado Senator Tim Wirth.
Long before he was a rapping, swaggering Broadway sensation, Alexander Hamilton was an unapologetic elitist. To be fair, Hamilton was not alone among the Founding Fathers in this regard. They created the Electoral College, with its electors as a buffer between the people and the president.
Voters will decide whether to repeal this amendment.
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The State Budget, School Finance, Economic Security, Hot Issues, A Big Grab Bag, and Northeast Denver in the Legislature.
This Month: 1) East Area Plan Update; 2) Community Donates Welcome Baskets for New Neighbors Who Have Been Homeless; 3) Familiar Faces—Bacon and Douthit—Jump into State House District 7 Race, and 4) You can make a difference…
A Democratic primary fight has gotten underway in Colorado Senate District 33. Incumbent Angela Williams is facing a challenge from Representative James Coleman (House District 7).