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Your 2016 election guide

Here’s a compilation of Post Independent campaign coverage in state and local races.

Ballots were mailed to registered Colorado voters the week of Oct. 17. Online voter registration must be completed by Oct. 31. Monday was the last day that county clerks could mail  a ballot to people who have registered online, by mail, email or fax. Voters who register or submit an address change after Monday will be sent a letter telling them they are registered to vote or the change has been made to their voter record, but they must appear in person at an early voting or Election Day voter service and polling center to obtain a ballot.

In-person registration is permitted through Election Day, Nov. 8, at county clerk offices or other voter service center. See voter registration frequently-asked questions from the secretary of state’s office here.

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

• Profiles of Ninth District Attorney candidates Sherry Caloia, Jeff Cheney and Chip McCrory.

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Candidates debate in Aspen.

COUNTY COMMISSIONER

• Profiles of Garfield County Commission candidates John Acha and John Martin.

• Democrats discover that Martin had to repay $1,800 for double billing the county for meals.

Martin and Acha debate for Aspen Public Radio.

THIRD DISTRICT CONGRESS

• An overview of the Third District congressional race between Democrat Gail Schwartz and incumbent Republican Scott Tipton.

Club 20 debate between Tipton and Schwartz.

Fundraising race is close.

• The candidates on Thompson Divide.

CARBONDALE MAYOR

• Profiles of Katrina Byars, Ed Cortez and Dan Richardson.

OTHER RACES

• Glenwood Springs acquisitions and improvements tax.

State Senate District 8, incumbent Randy Baumgardner versus Emily Tracy.

Parachute decides on recreational marijuana.

AMENDMENTS, INITIATIVES AND LOCAL ISSUES

• ColoradoCare (statewide universal insurance plan) questions and answers: Part I, Part II.

Self-employed perspective on ColoradoCare.

Minimum wage increase.

EDITORIALS

McCrory for DA.

County commission race.

No to ColoradoCare; yes to increasing the tobacco tax.

Byars for Carbondale mayor.

Schwartz for Congress.

Acquisitions and improvements tax is needed.

State Senate, Board of Education and ballot questions.

OTHER COMMENTARY

Tom Jankovsky defends fellow commissioner Martin.

• Aspen Skiing Co. CEO favors Schwartz.

• Vince Emmer column on ColoradoCare.

• A doctor for ColoradoCare.

• Community columnist Roland McLean’s conservative perspective on some races.


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