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Democrats take state Senate, grow House lead

The much-mentioned “blue wave” broke on the state Capitol on Nov. 6, sending the Democrats a three-seat advantage in the 35-member state Senate and more power in the state House. Nineteen … more

Grassroots effort leads Adams 12 to victory

Adams 12 officials have had their hopes resting on two issues — their local $27 million mill levy override and the statewide education funding measure, Amendment 73 — and one pulled through at … more

WPS school bill leads narrowly

A plan to make moderate fixes to Westminster schools was leading by a thin 2.1 percent margin Tuesday night. As of midnight Nov. 7 Westminster's Public Schools' $9.9 million mill levy override was … more

Democrats leading the way in state senate and House races in Jeffco

It was a ballot packed with amendments, special questions, a governor race and house and state senate races, but now election results are beginning to trickle in. Republicans may not be celebrating … more

West Metro Fire wins big on ballot issue 7C

Voters appear to have approved a ballot question from the West Metro Fire Protection District Board of Directors to “de-Gallagherize,” 68.45 percent to 31.55 percent as of 7:14 p.m., Nov. … more

Democrats take majority of Jefferson County offices

Races for Jefferson County offices are neck-and-neck, with only a couple of percentage points separating the candidates, as of 7 p.m. Nov. 6. In the race for clerk and recorder, incumbent Faye … more

Polis, other Democrats secure state offices

Colorado's new governor says he's focused on saving familes money on health care coverage and being a leader for all people. The night of Nov. 6, Jared Polis walked onstage at the Democrats' watch party in downtown Denver as loudspeakers played Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'." more

Perlmutter to remain in his House seat

Congressman Ed Perlmutter, a Democrat of Arvada, is in the lead to remain in his seat representing Colorado’s 7th Congressional District. As of 7 p.m. Nov. 6, Perlmutter had 59.56 percent of the … more

Titone takes the lead in HD27

Just after 5 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7 Democrat Brianna Titone took the lead in the race for the House District 27 seat. Titone now narrowly leads Republican Vicki Pyne  50.01 to 49.99 percent.... more

Dahlkemper wins race for Jefferson County commissioner

Although close, the first results of the polls at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6, show that Democrat candidate Lesley Dahlkemper is leading with 54.74 percent of the vote for Jefferson County commissioner. Tina … more

Results leave funding for Jeffco schools uncertain

Early results released by the Colorado Secretary of State at 10:10 p.m. show support for the Jefferson County Public Schools bond and mill levy override is split: 51.67 percent are saying yes to … more

2018 Jefferson County election results

Here are the results for Jefferson County, including the municipal ballot measures for the communities of Arvada, Golden, Lakewood and Wheat Ridge. AssessorR Brian Cassidy 48.53%D Scot Kersgaard … more

Sunday ceremonies honors Veterans

Veterans Day falls on Sunday in 2018, with government observation of the holiday on Monday, Nov. 12. The state’s celebration of the holiday is scheduled for Nov. 10 in Denver’s Civic Center Park … more

Tour offers glimpse behind the ballots

Realistically, Deputy Adams County Clerk Cristi Coburn said her staff and their judges will process and count close to 170,000 ballots when the polls close Tuesday, Nov. 6. It won't be a record — … more

Arvadan seeks to be first openly transgender person to hold state office

Brianna Titone, an Arvada resident seeking election to represent House District 27 in Jefferson County, is hoping to make history as the first openly transgender person to hold state office in … more

How Prop 109 and 110 would affect Jeffco

According to Ed Peterson, the transportation commissioner for District 2, which includes Jefferson County and parts of Broomfield County, there is a need of $10 billion to go towards Colorado’s … more

Lightning advances to next round in 5A soccer playoffs

Legacy Junior Joey Joiner scored the only goal in Oct. 25’s playoff matchup, ending a scoreless first half and sending the Lightning to the next round in the state 5A soccer playoffs. Legacy … more

Letters to the Editor

School issues are about jobs, too I will be voting yes on Amendment 73 and Issue 5C. I have worked in the Adams 12 school district for 23 years. Over this time, I have seen a lot of changes in our … more

Surf’s up: Gut favors Blue Wave descending across America

The mid-term elections across America are almost here. (Thank goodness!) The TV commercials, door-knocking campaigners, robo-calls and campaign mailers will come to an end and hopefully life will get … more

Dropping off ballots for the Nov. 6 general election

Adams County has 22 ballot drop-off sites, and 14 of them are open 24 hours daily. Ballots must be received by 7 p.m. Election Day; voters who are in line at a designated drop-off site or polling … more
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