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2016 Elections

2016 Elections

Aspen Public Radio's news coverage, interviews and public forums on the issues and the candidates of the 2016 elections in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond.  

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  • Election day is less than two weeks away, on Nov. 5, but Monday marks two important dates for voters in the Roaring Fork Valley. Monday is the first day…
  • This week, interim leadership is in place in Aspen, and we get real data about the city’s growth. A group of locals are hoping to keep families and their…
  • This week...We look at the adventurous life of a valley local who died in a bike accident over the weekend and examine ongoing calls for leadership change…
  • This week: some hellos and goodbyes to journalists in the Valley, two discussions about owning permanent space in downtown Aspen, and using city dollars…
  • City officials say there will not be a public vote regarding the location of Aspen Mountains’ Lift 1A this fall. Two private developers, the City of…
  • Carbondale lawyer Karl Hanlon is running for congress, challenging incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton. Hanlon, currently the city attorney for Glenwood Springs,…
  • Tuesday is Election Day. With no statewide measures, turnout is expected to be lower than the last few years.Polls close at 7 p.m. and all ballots must be…
  • This Fall, ballots will include school board elections for the Aspen and Roaring Fork School Districts, as well as finance questions from the Carbondale…
  • As of July 31, more than 5,000 Coloradans are no longer registered to vote. They self-selected to unenroll prior to their information being sent to the…
  • Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams has said he will comply with a request from the Trump administration to hand over all state voter data.…