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Posts Tagged ‘election 2011’

Look to the Blue Line for Election 2013 Coverage

Look to the Blue Line for Election 2013 Coverage

It’s that time of year again:  the municipal election.  Candidates will soon be slogging through forums and questionnaires, doorsteps will be littered with fliers and advertising, ballots will be arriving in the mail, and voters will be trying [...]

Perspectives on the 2011 Boulder Election

Perspectives on the 2011 Boulder Election

Election night 2011 was full of surprises.  The fact that some of the outcomes were surprising suggests many factors influenced voter behavior, and without detailed post-election polling, explanations have been at best speculative and at worst [...]

Boulder’s New Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Boulder’s New Mayor and Deputy Mayor

At a 10:00 am special City Council meeting today, newly elected council members Suzanne Jones, Lisa Morzel, Tim Plass, George Karakehian, and Ken Wilson were sworn in at City Council chambers. Once the new council was seated, sitting Deputy Mayor [...]

The Voters’ Message

The Voters’ Message

It doesn’t take a PhD to understand the outcome of Tuesday’s City Council vote, despite the Daily Camera’s (11-3-11) efforts to explain the election through a national anti-incumbency lens. I believe City of Boulder voters were simply voting [...]

The Power of GOTV

The Power of GOTV

Intense, last minute, get-out-the-vote efforts led by New Era Colorado may have saved the day for proponents of Ballot Issues 2B and 2C.  Early returns showed both measures failing, but as the evening progressed, the margins narrowed until both [...]

VOTE!

VOTE!

Election Day is here!  Tuesday, November 1 at 7:00 pm is the deadline for dropping off your mail ballot. Drop off locations in Boulder include County Clerk & Recorder Office, 1750 33rd Street Boulder County Courthouse, 1325 Pearl [...]

Denver Green Streets | Power To The People: Boulder’s Struggle for Local Control

Denver Green Streets | Power To The People: Boulder’s Struggle for Local Control

Distributed power generation at the point of load such as solar panels on roofs minimize the need for transmission lines in contrast with huge centralized power plants. Xcel owns both transmission lines and power plants, so alternatives such as [...]

NYTimes.com | Boulder Seeks to Take Power From the Power Company

NYTimes.com | Boulder Seeks to Take Power From the Power Company

Many Americans these days, from the huddled masses of Occupy Wall Street to the coifed confines of the presidential campaign, are talking about the future of capitalism.  Here, that debate is focused on electricity, specifically whether this city [...]

Xcel Pumps Another $250,000 Into Anti-2B/2C Campaign

Xcel Pumps Another $250,000 Into Anti-2B/2C Campaign

With just a few days left before ballots are due, there is no sign of Xcel letting up in its campaign to defeat Boulder's municipalization efforts. According to campaign finance reports filed today, Xcel Energy contributed an additional $250,000 to [...]

An Open Response to David L. Eves of Xcel Energy

An Open Response to David L. Eves of Xcel Energy

Mr. David L. Eves President & CEO – Public Service Company of Colorado 1800 Larimer Street, Suite 1100 Denver, CO 80202 October 24, 2011 Dear Mr. Eves – Thank you for taking the time to send Boulder voters a letter detailing Xcel [...]

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