Note: here’s information on the 2012 El Paso County Republican assembly. This past Saturday, April 10, was the El Paso County Republican Assembly and the corresponding Democrat Assembly. This was the first real glimpse into who will be on the primary ballot later this year. You can see the full results at the links below. […]
Just in: Colorado Springs election results
The ballots have been cast and the unofficial results for the 2009 El Paso County Coordinated Election are in. Pretty high turnout for this year’s election: of the 254,403 registered voters in El Paso County, 37.03% mailed in or otherwise turned in their ballots for this year’s election. For comparison, 73.84% of registered voters voted […]
Will Ballot Issue 2C and 300 pass or fail?
Tomorrow’s the deadline to drop off your ballot for the 2009 Municipal Election. We should have results by tomorrow evening, and it will be interesting to see whether ballot issues 2C and 300 pass or fail. There’s been a couple of formal and informal polls done with mixed results. Here’s the two that I’ve found: […]
Information on Colorado Springs area school board elections
Registered voters in Colorado Springs should have received their mail-in ballots by now. They’re due back in the election office by November 3rd, and in addition to the ballot issues everyone’s talking about, there are school board races for a number of districts. (Here’s more information on Ballot Issue 2C.) Listed below is the contact […]
Information on the Colorado Springs city budget
The city council revealed a proposed 2010 budget last week. The city is facing a shortfall of $28.9 million, and in just a few days registered voters will be receiving ballots to vote (among other things) if the property tax rate should be increased to cover the shortfall. For more information on 2C, you can […]
My View of the Proposed Colorado Springs Property Tax Increase
If you haven’t read my explanation of the tax increase itself, read that first. You need to understand the facts before you read anyone’s opinion. As a Realtor and a homeowner in Colorado Springs I have a vested interest in this issue from multiple angles. As a homeowner, I pay taxes and care about the […]
An Explanation of the Colorado Springs Property Tax Increase!
NOTE: What follows is a factual explanation of the proposed tax increase. I’ve posted my opinions on this tax increase in another post. As most of you know by now, Colorado Springs will be voting on November 3 about a proposed property tax increase. (The last to register is today, Monday, October 5 and the […]
Are you registered to vote?
The November 3rd election will be conducted via mail-in ballot, and this coming Monday, October 5th, is the last day to register to vote. Here’s how to register. Ballots will be mailed on or about October 12th (22 days prior to the election) to the election. You’ll receive a ballot via email as long as […]