Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler, according to the Denver Post, will be proposing a new set of rules that would waive or reduce a significant number of campaign finance fines for political committees that fail to file disclosure reports. As an elections law attorney for primarily conservative causes, Gessler represented groups that either flat-out failed to register with the secretary of state and later engaged in electioneering activity or failed to file disclosure reports – sometimes for years. Now he tells the Post he’ll roll out rules in the next few weeks that will make it easier to reduce or waive such fines.
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Sometime this spring, Republicans turned against unemployment. In Nevada, Sharron Angle (R), the candidate facing incumbent Sen. Harry Reid (D), told local reporters, “You can make more money on unemployment than you can going down and getting one of those jobs that is an honest job.” (Untrue.) Angle also called the unemployed “spoiled.”
Testosterone levels in men have much less to do with driving a Hummer versus a Prius and a lot more to do with how their candidates of choice fare at the polls, according to a study conducted by neuroscientists at…
Researchers find less confidence among Colorado voters that their votes will be fairly counted.
For those of you who want to make an early impact in local to presidential elections, be sure to register by Dec. 5 with your favorite political party.
The dilemma for Democrats in Colorado’s 4th Congressional District boils down to these choices:
Would they rather have a candidate that 84 percent of voters recognize, but half of those voters dislike?
Would they rather have a person…
Will Shafroth, one of three Democratic contenders to replace Mark Udall in Congress for the second congressional district, will report next week that he has raised $300,000 in the just-ended quarter.
This is a very strong showing for Shafroth,…