As the sun went down on March 7, the crowd moved in and filled Civic Center Park to hear John Hickenlooper announce his candidacy for president of the United States.
The May 7 ballot has two issues for voters: Initiated Ordinance 300 is the controversial plan to repeal Denver’s homeless camping ban, and Initiated Ordinance 301 would decriminalize private possession and use of hallucinogenic mushrooms in the city.
The Election is May 7. Ballot mailing starts April 15. To win, a candidate needs 50% plus one vote. If no candidate wins the majority of votes, the top two candidates will be in a run-off election on June 4.
Northeast Denver residents who love the outdoors are lucky to have the Sand Creek Greenway and Trail close by. But this recreational amenity has long been a popular site for those who are homeless.
The four front-runner candidates present their views on growth, housing, transportation and crime. Next month look for information on other candidates and the ballot initiative.