Weld County


Tue November 5, 2013

Too Late To Mail It; Here’s Where To Drop Off Your Ballot

Chris Kelly Creative Commons/Flickr

It’s Election Day in Colorado. This marks the first election with the state’s new voting rules and the first in which all voters received a mail ballot.

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Wed October 30, 2013

The 51st State: Making A 'Dull Election Year Quite Interesting'

Grace Hood KUNC

Off year elections typically don’t gather much attention. That’s not the case in 2013 where the nascent 51st State Movement has a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to the idea of breaking away from the rest of Colorado on the ballot in 11 counties.

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Mon October 14, 2013

As Ballots Are Mailed, Weld Commissioners Continue Push For 51st State

Question 1A as it appears on the Weld sample ballot.
Weld County

After Oct. 15, citizens of Weld County will start to see mail-in ballots arrive. Included in the off-year ballot are mayoral, city council and school district races. It will also include ballot question 1A, asking if the county should pursue separating from Colorado to form a new state.

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Mon October 7, 2013

51st State Discussions Intensify Across Colorado

Weld County Commissioners
Weld County

Voters in 11 counties will decide Nov. 5 if they want county commissioners to continue pursuing the possibility of creating a 51st state. In advance of that vote, supporters of the new state movement continue to pursue the discussion.

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Sun October 6, 2013
New State Movement

What If The 51st State Leaves Colorado? A Tale Of The Tape

Sunset frames a water tank near LaSalle, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Weld County has been the epicenter of a movement to form a 51st state from ten northeastern Colorado counties.
Joe Mahoney I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

Colorado could stand to benefit financially and would see some improvement in the educational and economic standings of its remaining citizens if 10 northeastern counties should make good on their threat to secede and carve out a new state of North Colorado.

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