May 11, 2015
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With the Focus on Voter Participation, Colorado is Increasing Voter Turnout
Secretary of State Alex Padilla and key members of his staff traveled to Colorado last week to meet with Denver election officials. The purpose was to see firsthand how Colorado is increasing voter turnout and reducing costs of elections. The visit offered an opportunity to observe the Denver municipal election over a period of two days.
Colorado is considered a national leader in election administration. Despite historically low turnout across the nation in 2014, Colorado had the third highest voter turnout in the nation. Continue reading