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ELECTION DAY is Tuesday, Nov. 3…
IT’S TOO LATE TO MAIL, but there’s STILL TIME to vote your ballot completely, SEAL & SIGN the envelope and DROP your ballot in one of the many, convenient BALLOT DROP BOXES near you. We want landslide turnout! PLAN ON the national vote count to take longer, and run past election night — in order for complete and accurate results to be counted!
(Scroll down…a FULL list of candidate and ballot recommendations is below!)
— DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES —
The Presidential and US Senate races will be on all Boulder County ballots. Your ballot will reflect the remaining candidate races for your districts within Boulder County.
✪ PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES | Joseph R. Biden BIO
✪ UNITED STATES SENATE | John W. Hickenlooper BIO
✪ US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CD2 | Joe Neguse* BIO
✪ US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CD4 | Ike McCorkle BIO
✪ CU REGENT CD2 | Callie Rennison BIO
✪ STATE SENATE DISTRICT 17 | Sonya Jaquez Lewis BIO
✪ STATE SENATE DISTRICT 18 | Steve Fenberg* BIO
✪ STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 10 | Edie Hooton* BIO
✪ STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 11 | Karen McCormick BIO
✪ STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 12 | Tracey Bernett BIO
✪ STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 13 | Judy Amabile BIO
✪ STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 33 | Matt Gray* BIO
✪ BOULDER COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY (JUDICIAL DISTRICT 20)
| Michael Dougherty* BIO
✪ BOULDER COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1
| Claire Levy BIO
✪ BOULDER COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 2
| Marta Loachamin BIO
*indicates incumbent candidates. Joe Biden won the national presidential primary. The rest of the candidates listed prevailed in the Colorado June 30 primary.
For all Colorado Supreme Court Justice, Colorado Court of Appeals Judge, District Court Judge, and County Court Judge Retention Questions, go to coloradojudicialperformance.gov & pull down to “Boulder County” under 2020 Judge Evaluation. You can also find the same Judicial Performance Evaluations in the 2020 State Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book) sent to all Colorado voters in late September, or online, here (also in Spanish).
PLEASE NOTE: City of Louisville ballots will have a City Council Ward III candidate (one-year term). Kyle Brown is the incumbent, and as of this writing is unopposed. City of Louisville elections page, here. Town of Superior will have 6 candidates on the ballot for Trustee. The three candidates with the highest number of votes will each serve a four-year term (vote for no more than three). Town of Superior Municipal Election Candidate Information page, here.
— 2020 BALLOT ISSUE RECOMMENDATIONS —
Listed below are Boulder County Democratic Party recommendations for statewide amendments and propositions, city ballot issues and ballot questions — in the order they will appear on your ballot. All Boulder County ballots will contain statewide amendments and propositions. Your ballot will also reflect the ballot issues for, and depending upon, your districts and if applicable, your municipality.
YES on AMENDMENT B: Repeal Gallagher Amendment of 1982 RATIONALE
YES on AMENDMENT C: Charitable Bingo and Raffles Amendment RATIONALE
NO on AMENDMENT 76: Changing the Colorado constitution from “every citizen” can vote to “only a citizen” can vote. RATIONALE
* AMENDMENT 77: Expand allowed gaming types and bet limits RATIONALE
YES on PROPOSITION EE: Tax on E-cigarettes; dedicates funds to education RATIONALE
YES on PROPOSITION 113: National Popular Vote RATIONALE
YES on PROPOSITION 114: Reintroduces gray wolves on public lands RATIONALE
NO on PROPOSITION 115: Prohibits abortion after 22 weeks gestational age RATIONALE
NO on PROPOSITION 116: Decrease state income tax from 4.63% to 4.55% RATIONALE
NO on PROPOSITION 117: Require Voter Approval of Certain New Enterprises Exempt from TABOR Initiative RATIONALE
YES on PROPOSITION 118: Paid Medical and Family Leave RATIONALE
YES on CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT ISSUE 2B: No Evictions Without Representation RATIONALE
* CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT ISSUE 2C: Public Service Company Franchise RATIONALE
YES on CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT ISSUE 2D: Repurpose the Utility Occupation Tax RATIONALE
YES on CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT ISSUE 2E: Direct Election of Mayor RATIONALE
YES on CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT ISSUE 2F: Arts Commission from 5 to 7 members RATIONALE
YES on CITY OF LONGMONT BALLOT QUESTION 3C: Revenue Bonds for Water Improvement RATIONALE
NO on CITY OF LONGMONT BALLOT QUESTION 3D: Allow City of Longmont to Lease Property for 30 years RATIONALE
*CITY OF LOUISVILLE BALLOT QUESTION 2A: Disposable bag tax RATIONALE
*indicates no position was taken on this issue by the Boulder County Democratic Party Executive Committee.
For an in-depth analysis of all statewide ballot issues, please refer to the 2020 State Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book) sent to all Colorado voters in late September, or online, here (also in Spanish).
NOTE: The following ballot issues were not reviewed by the Boulder County Democratic Party Executive Committee — Sunshine Fire Protection District Ballot Issue 6A (Ballot language and TABOR Notice summary of comments, here), Baseline Water District Ballot Issue 6B (Ballot language, here), and St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District Ballot Issue 7A (Ballot language and TABOR Notice summary of comments, here).
PLEASE VOTE YOUR ENTIRE BALLOT! if you leave even one part of your ballot blank, you are allowing others to choose for you!
— THANKS FOR VOTING! —