Election results by county:

El Paso.
Pueblo. (Still counting–KOAA).
Teller.
Chaffee
Otero
Freemont County

Voters say a firm ‘no’ to Proposition 103 (Denver Post). The state is looking at ways to keep insurance exchanges away from federal influence (Colorado Springs Business Journal*).

Xcel Energy’s possible decision to back out of a proposed power line in the San Luis Valley doesn’t mean others are backing away (Denver Post). Colorado’s Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has released a new draft of rules for drilling in the state, which includes tougher disclosure requirements for hydraulic fracturing fluids (Denver Business Journal).

Gazette owners, Freedom Communications, sells its television division (Gazette).

Pueblo elections result in Chris Nicoll beating incumbent Vera Ortegon, and winning races for Eva Montoya and Sandy Daff (Chieftain). County D70 initiatives fail (Pueblo Chieftain).

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