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2020 Local, State, and National Elections

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US President

Trump, Biden lawyer up, brace for White House legal battle

President Donald Trump's and Democratic rival Joe Biden's campaigns are assembling armies of powerful lawyers for the possibility that the race for the White House is decided not at the ballot box but in court

US Senate Colorado

GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett despite Dems’ boycott

Democratic senators refused to show up in protest of the GOP's rush to install President Donald Trump's nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Never has the Senate confirmed a Supreme Court nominee so close to a presidential election

National Roundup

6th Congressional District

6th Congressional District: Crow seeks second term as House pushes for...

If the COVID-19 pandemic hadn’t taken off in the U.S. it’s possible the CD6 race would look entirely different. Crow’s role as an impeachment manager — his job was to prosecute the case against the president — feels like a distant memory to most just nine months later.

Colorado Congressional Races

CU Board of Regents

Ilana Spiegel, Richard Murray face off in race for CU Board...

Colorado is one of the only states in the nation that has an elected partisan board of regents for its university system. The nine person board currently has five Republicans and four Democrats. Carson, the current representative from the 6th, is a Republican. If Spiegel succeeds in winning the seat the board’s majority will shift from Republican to Democratic.

2020 Sentinel Endorsements

Election Letters to the Editor

GETTING PERSONAL: True confessions of the Colorado candidates wanting to rule...

Congressman Jason Crow can actually give himself a hand. His hidden talent? “I am able to clap with one hand,” he said. “This not only answers a philosophical question but is helpful when eating hot dogs at sporting events.”

Election OpEds

GETTING PERSONAL: True confessions of the Colorado candidates wanting to rule...

Congressman Jason Crow can actually give himself a hand. His hidden talent? “I am able to clap with one hand,” he said. “This not only answers a philosophical question but is helpful when eating hot dogs at sporting events.”

17th Judicial District Attorney

17th Judicial District Attorney: Mason vs McCormack for DA cover primarily...

Aurora voters living north of East Colfax Avenue will get a new district attorney for the first time in eight years following this November’s...

18th Judicial District Attorney

18th Judicial District Attorney: Kellner vs Padden

Voters across the eastern and southern portions of the metroplex will elect the last district attorney for the 18th judicial district as it is...

Statewide Election News

2020 Voter Information and links

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3, but registered voters in Colorado will start receiving mail-in ballots after Oct. 9. With national concern about the...

State House Races

State Senate Races

SD29: Fields vs. Poague for state Senate District 29

Both Fields and Poague are jockeying to represent the sweeping Senate District 29, which stretches from north Aurora to the eastern plains past Byers and Deer Trail.

Regional Transportation District

4 Aurora-region RTD candidates face steep deficit issues in coming years

Already facing budget challenges before the pandemic, drops in ridership caused by COVID-19 mean that the Regional Transportation District is facing a $215 million...

Arapahoe County Races

Arapahoe County Commission: District 5

Arapahoe County District 5 Incumbent Arapahoe County Commissioner Bill Holen is seeking his third and final term representing district five in central Aurora this November,...

Adams County Races

Douglas County Races

PRIMARY 2020: Among protests, promises for sea changes in 18th judicial...

A pair of Democratic attorneys are slated to face off in this month’s primary election in a race that has slowly received magnified attention...

Statewide Ballot Questions

Regional Ballot Questions

Voting Information and Resources

Voter beware: US tells public how to avoid election mischief

The issues identified in the public service announcements run the gamut from the spread of online disinformation about the electoral process to cyberattacks targeting election infrastructure. Taken together, the advisories make clear that American agencies are tracking a broad range of potential threats that they believe voters should know about — not just for transparency's sake but also so voters can be prepared.