Colorado Secretary of State


Wed August 29, 2012

Personhood Amendment Won't Make November Ballot

Colorado Personhood Coalition

The Secretary of State’s office says the Personhood amendment will not be on the Colorado ballot this November because supporters failed to gather enough valid signatures.

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Sat August 25, 2012


Mon February 27, 2012

Voter Registration Mailer Missing Needed Info

The Colorado Secretary of State's office is warning residents about a voter registration mailing that went out this week from the Voter Participation Center.

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Mon February 20, 2012

Gessler’s Legislative Agenda

Colorado Statesman

State lawmakers are expected to take up a package of election reforms this week proposed by Secretary of State Scott Gessler. It’s just one of more than a dozen pieces of legislation Gessler is hoping to get approved during the session.

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Wed January 18, 2012

Secretaries Of State At Center Of Election Battles

Originally published on Thu January 19, 2012 10:30 am

Scott Gessler gives a victory speech on Nov. 2, 2010, after being elected secretary of state in Colorado.
Jack Dempsey AP

In his first year as Colorado's secretary of state, Republican Scott Gessler has been sued eight times.

He has outraged Democrats by rewriting the state's campaign finance rules, tangled with counties over which voters they can send mail-in ballots to, and attracted national attention for participating in a fundraiser to pay off a campaign finance fine levied by his office.

"We've definitely shaken up the status quo, and I think that's happened a bit in some other states, too," he says.

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