The Colorado Vote 2012

KUNC's guide to Election 2012 in Colorado and the Colorado vote. Additional guides include a detailed look at Amendment 64, Amendment 65, and a look at Amendment S. You can find our archive of national election coverage here.

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4:49pm

Tue September 18, 2012
Politics

Amendment 64: Who's Bankrolling What?

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Colorado’s ballot initiative to legalize marijuana possession is billed by one leading local advocate as “a grassroots effort here on the ground,” but an examination of contributions to the campaign tell a far different story.

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4:06pm

Tue September 18, 2012
Politics

Amendment 64: Do Polls Really Predict Success?

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  • Grace Hood speaking with CSU's Kyle Saunders

A new Denver Post poll is showing that 51 percent of likely voters support Amendment 64 compared to 40 percent opposed. The Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act would legalize small amounts of marijuana for people over 21. But polling on this and other so- called “hard issues” isn’t as reliable as you might think compared to polls on topics like abortion.

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2:48pm

Mon September 17, 2012
Politics

Colorado’s Election Ballot Is Set

After some drama last week – Colorado’s election ballot is finally set. Of the three statewide questions facing voters – one is largely a symbolic measure, another was referred by the legislature and the third seeks to legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.

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12:40pm

Thu September 13, 2012
Politics

How the West Was Won: Region's Role in Election Debated

The University of Denver will host the first presidential debate on Oct. 3rd.
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  • Kirk Siegler reporting for All Things Considered

9:59am

Thu September 13, 2012
Politics

Failure of Civil Unions Could Impact State House Races

Kirk Siegler
  • Bente Birkeland reports from the state capitol for Morning Edition

A statewide gay rights advocacy group wants to use the failure of a civil unions measure last legislative session to flip control at the Colorado statehouse.

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