Colorado Votes 2023

Election news for Colorado 2023

The latest teachers union endorsement helps define the race, which has been in flux due in part to candidates dropping out or jumping in later than usual.
Ballenger’s exit leaves three candidates vying for an at-large seat representing the entire city.
Es la primera vez en seis años que el distrito de Westminster tendrá elecciones competitivas.
Voters approved a similar ballot measure allowing the state to keep excess marijuana tax in 2015.
Jeffco, Colorado’s second largest school districts, faces declining enrollment, budget challenges, and persistent academic gaps.
The Nov. 7 election is set to occur as gun violence around schools has heightened safety concerns in Denver Public Schools.
Slutzker said he believes it’s important for district decision-makers to listen to teachers. “They’re the experts,” he said.
After canceling school board elections the last two cycles, the district has its first contested race in six years.
De La Rosa will face incumbent Charmaine Lindsay and opponent Adam Slutzker to represent District 5 on the school board.
Aurora voters will select three candidates for the seven-member school board in November’s election.
Voters said they want Denver school board members to prioritize keeping good teachers and improving school safety, with academics and student mental health not ranking as highly.
Hansen, who was running for an at-large seat, did not secure a key endorsement last week.
Lacy McDonald is a full-time volunteer at Lake Middle School, where his wife is principal. He’ll challenge incumbent Charmaine Lindsay for the school board seat.
When she was appointed more than a year ago, Lindsay said she wouldn’t run. But she has since changed her mind.
Sia is seeking to represent southeast Denver. She will challenge incumbent Scott Baldermann for the seat.
The city’s next leader is a former school principal who played a major role in education reform policies at the legislature.
Decrying infighting on the Denver board, Ballenger said he wants ‘to make school board meetings boring again.’
Both mayoral candidates agreed to pay for police in schools. Neither wants to take control of Denver Public Schools.
Proposition HH to cap growth in assessed value of Colorado property could generate revenue for schools — with enough future economic growth.
Spearman announced Monday he plans to run for the at-large school board seat currently held by Anderson, who is running for re-election.
Nearly 63% of respondents said board members care more about their own political ambitions than about improving educational outcomes for children.
Among the concerns is that the maps would dilute the power of Latino voters in southwest Denver.
The redistricting process is already underway, and Denver Public Schools is seeking feedback on four potential maps.
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