8/23: The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a blow to the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact by ruling that it was unconstitutional to force electors to vote for a candidate.
8/22: The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled that the Colorado secretary of state has the right to replace electors, which threatens the Electoral College.
4/1: Zachary Rothmier, who used the city’s affordable housing program to rent apartments, is now accused of voter registration fraud.
Final numbers in 2016 are going to look a lot like that of presidential elections past.
DENVER — It’s harvest time in Colorado, and not just for pumpkins. Concerns are running high over door-to-door campaign workers asking voters for their mail-in ballots in what is known as “ballot harvesting.”
Now that all-mail voting is the law of the land in Colorado, the challenge for campaigns is to persuade voters to drop off or mail in their ballots — or hand them to the foot soldiers who turn up on their doorsteps offering to do it for them.
While it’s legal to give your ballot to someone else — one person may turn in up to 10 ballots — election watchers worry that the practice is ripe for abuse.