How much stock do voters place in endorsements? It's a good question with varied answers. While some endorsements bring lots of cash, others might bestow prestige, such as when one comes from previously elected officials or a highly respected community leader.
If you’re a one-issue voter and that issue is letting voters decide if Colorado Springs should allow recreational marijuana shops, you’re in luck.
City officials are uniting to urge voters to approve the only ballot measure on the April 6 city election. The measure would remove the 30-word limit to tax and debt measures from the city Charter, enabling the city to submit to voters lengthy ballot questions to better explain those issues.
The Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs, one of the most politically powerful organizations in local matters, issued endorsements in the City Council race that will be decided in the April 6 city election.
This article was produced as part of a journalism class at Colorado College, taught by Corey Hutchins. The students are Amelia Allen, Esteban Candelaria, Jon Lamson, Arlo Metzger, Will Taylor, Frances Thyer and Peyton Wright.
Hundreds of residents packed the City Council chamber on May 24, 2016, to plead that Council reject a proposed land swap that would give 189 acres of open space, known as Strawberry Fields, to The Broadmoor hotel.
Six Colorado Springs City Council races offer plenty of choices for most voters in the April 6 city election — a total of 21 candidates, with every race competitive.