Fact Sheets

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These articles are written or reprinted from diverse sources to provide factual background and insights into the issues and the candidates in this election.  The category row above the articles is used to narrow the listings to specific topic areas.

Flip the Senate--Georgia Run-Offs

Flip the Senate--Georgia Run-Offs

The January 5 run-off elections for two Georgia seats will determine control of the U.S. Senate.

You can help with this final, critical stage of the 2020 elections!

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How to Get Replacement Ballot

How to Get Replacement Ballot

Fire evacuees are one example where voters may need to obtain a replacement ballot.  Read how to get your replacement ballot.

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Ballot Issues Overview in 2020

Ballot Issues Overview in 2020

Eleven measures are on the ballot for Estes Valley voters to decide in November.  See this overview with four key measures that Democrats and hundreds of other Colorado organizations have endorsed, and four rejected. 

Information also is provided regarding the ballot retention choices on 11 state and county judges.

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Prop. 113 - National Popular Vote: Colorado Voices

Prop. 113 - National Popular Vote: Colorado Voices

Prop 113, to join the National Popular Vote state compact; the state compact would guarantee the Presidency to the candidate who receives the most popular votes across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. It was passed in 2019 by the Colorado state legislature, and signed into law by Governor Polis, and is now on the 2020 ballot for Colorado voters to approve.

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Prop. EE -- Tobacco Tax for Education Funding

Prop. EE -- Tobacco Tax for Education Funding

Proposition EE is a ballot measure that  provides $2 billion over ten years to a universal preschool program for all Colorado four-year-olds. The proposition, funded by taxes on tobacco and vape products, also includes $110 million for tobacco-vape cessation and public health programs, $375 million for public schools and $35 million in critical support for affordable housing and eviction assistance. Colorado does not currently tax vape products despite the fact that the state has one of the highest teen vaping rates in the country.

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Amendment B -- Repeal Gallagher

Amendment B -- Repeal Gallagher

Amendment B is a bipartisan plan --referred to the voters by 74% of Democrats and Republicans in the Colorado Legislature--to protect small businesses from higher property taxes and to save schools, first responders, and rural communities from deeper budget cuts — WITHOUT increasing the property tax rate for homeowners.

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Prop. 118 -- Paid Family Leave

Prop. 118 -- Paid Family Leave

A paid family and medical leave program will ensure that as we rebuild Colorado’s economy, it will be ready to keep Colorado’s people, communities, and workplaces healthy and safe. Colorado voters overwhelmingly support paid family and medical leave. Currently, 2.6 million Coloradans would benefit from the program. At some point, nearly everyone will need to take time to care for themselves, a new child, or a seriously ill family member.

Watch healthcare professionals and policy experts discuss benefits of Prop. 118 for Colorado (recorded live).

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Reintroduction of Wolves to Colorado: Could This Affect Our Native Plant Communities?

Reintroduction of Wolves to Colorado: Could This Affect Our Native Plant Communities?

Coloradans will have the opportunity to vote on Initiative 107 to restore gray wolves to Colorado. The last wolf in the state was killed in 1945. Initiative 107 would mandate the development of a scientifically-based wolf management plan; after which, wolves would be reintroduced to a small number of public land sites on Colorado’s western slope.

Native plants matter for ecological sustainability, for aesthetics, and for maintaining the integrity of the natural world. In the face of changing climate, we need to do as much as possible to conserve and restore our native plant communities. Wolves may be part of that equation.

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National Popular Vote (NPV)

National Popular Vote (NPV)

The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact will guarantee the U.S. Presidency to the candidate who receives the most popular votes across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Compact ensures that every vote, in every state, will matter in every presidential election.

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