Colorado’s Secretary of State is planning to hold public meetings along the Front Range this week. As KRCC’s Liz Ruskin reports, he’s seeking feedback on last month’s general election.

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Colorado Springs and Pueblo are included in Scott Gessler’s scheduled forums. He’s calling the series an “Election Integrity Listening Tour.” Spokesman Andrew Cole says Gessler wants to hear how the voting process went, from the citizens’ perspective.

“By many measure we think the election was a success, but there’s always room to improve. And as the chief election officer in the state he wants to get feedback from folks and hear what they might do different or what they’d like to see in elections going forward.”

Gessler’s own integrity made headlines the day before the election, when the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission voted to investigate claims that he misused state funds, which he denies.

The meeting in Pueblo is set for 10:30 Thursday at the CSU-Pueblo library. The Colorado Springs meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 2 at the El Paso County Clerk’s Office.



Scheduled stops along the Front Range:


Wednesday, December 5

Boulder County
10:00-11:30AM
Boulder Public Library—Main Library
Boulder Creek Meeting Room
1001 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO 80302

Arapahoe County
2:00-3:30PM
South Metro Chamber of Commerce
2154 E. Commons Ave., Suite 342
Centennial, CO 80122


Thursday, December 6

Pueblo County
10:30AM-NOON
Colorado State University-Pueblo
Library and Academic Resources Center Room 109
2200 Bonforte Blvd.
Pueblo, CO 81001

El Paso County
2:00PM-3:30PM
El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office
First Floor Training Room
1675 West Garden of the Gods Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80907


Wednesday, December 12

Denver
1:00-4:00PM
Secretary of State’s Office
Blue Spruce Conference Room
1700 Broadway, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80290

 

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