<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Vote 2012]]> <![CDATA[Dems win pretty much everything, so now what?]]> <![CDATA[President: Barack Obama and Joe Biden (D)]]> Because Romney is so wrong, we are supporting Barack Obama, who we believe is a far better choice for president than the former governor.]]> <![CDATA[Town of Erie Ballot Issue 2A: Yes on Police and Courts Building]]> <![CDATA[City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2B: Yes on Sales and Use Tax Extension]]> <![CDATA[County Commissioner District 1: Elise Jones (D)]]> Shane, Shane. How little we knew ye.]]> <![CDATA[U.S. Representative District 2: Jared Polis (D)]]> Since his election in 2008, Rep. Jared Polis (D-Boulder) has emphasized building bipartisan legislation and a sense of collaboration that are going to be key for Congress to get out of the gridlock and move forward with passing laws to give Americans easier access to education, jobs and health care.]]> <![CDATA[20th Judicial District: Retain Judge D.D. Mallard]]> We aren’t sure how she does it, but Judge Dolores “D.D.” Mallard manages both the qualities necessary for a good judge: She’s “compassionate” and “neutral,” the Colorado Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation says.]]> <![CDATA[City of Longmont Ballot Question 2A: Yes to Gas Franchise Agreement]]> <![CDATA[Court of Appeals: Retain Judge James S. Casebolt]]> We endorse retention for Judge Casebolt, who’s described as fair and open-minded.]]> <![CDATA[Colorado state Senate District 18: Rollie Heath (D)]]> If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.]]> <![CDATA[State Board of Education District 2: Angelika Schroeder (D)]]> District 2 incumbent Angelika Schroeder (D-Boulder) has been serving on the State Board of Education since filling a vacancy in 2008 and winning a special election in 2010. She is running for an additional six-year term.]]> <![CDATA[Allenspark Water and Sanitation District Issue 5A: Yes on Loan and Grant Applications]]> <![CDATA[Colorado state representative District 12: Mike Foote (D)]]> As tempted as we are to vote for Webber, we have to give the endorsement to Foote on this one.]]> <![CDATA[Colorado state representative District 13: Claire Levy (D)]]> To be honest, we probably wouldn’t have voted for Ochs anyway, given the track record of legislative veteran Democrat Claire Levy.]]> <![CDATA[Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court: Retain Justice Nathan B. Coats]]> They can’t all be rock stars, but they all have to be at least adequate.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder County Judge: Do Not Retain Judge John F. Stavely]]> Judges at all levels must uphold the Constitution. That’s why Boulder voters must remove Judge John F. Stavely from his position.]]> <![CDATA[City of Longmont Ballot Question 300: Yes to Fracking Ban]]> <![CDATA[Colorado state representative District 33: Dianne Primavera (D)]]> Broomfield resident Dianne Primavera, the Democratic candidate, seems to have a bit more experience, having served as a state legislator in this seat before.]]> <![CDATA[Colorado Constitutional Amendment S: Vote Yes]]> <![CDATA[Despondence, anger at Colorado GOP election watch party]]> The place had pretty well cleared out by the time Kay told me, “Obama is the Anti-Christ.”]]>