<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Vote 2012]]> <![CDATA[City of Boulder Ballot Question 2C: Yes to City Council Compensation Change]]> <![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[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[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[City of Louisville Ballot Issue 2A: Yes on Open Space Tax Extension]]> <![CDATA[Colorado state representative District 11: Jonathan Singer (D)]]> We actually like many of the individuals who donated to Singer, so while it’s a tough call, we’ll give him the slight lean.]]> <![CDATA[City of Longmont Ballot Question 300: Yes to Fracking Ban]]> <![CDATA[Vote Guide 2012: Our complete endorsements]]> The complete list of our endorsements for everything on Boulder County ballots appears below. Voting takes place Nov. 6.]]> <![CDATA[State Board of Education District 4: Pamela Mazanec (R)]]> As a resident of Douglas County for more than 20 years, Republican candidate Pamela Mazanec has been an active proponent of school choice, as shown by her role as director of Great Choice Douglas County, a nonprofit organization supporting educational choice, including the Choice Scholarship Program being disputed in the courts.]]> <![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[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.”]]> <![CDATA[Colorado state representative District 10: Dickey Lee Hullinghorst (D)]]> We have to lean toward Hullinghorst, not just because Eckert’s stances are a bit too extreme for Boulder County values, but because Hullinghorst has a proven track record.]]> <![CDATA[Dems win pretty much everything, so now what?]]> <![CDATA[Court of Appeals: Retain Judge Laurie A. Booras]]> For Booras and other relatively recent appointees, there’s no reason to oppose retention.]]> <![CDATA[Regent of the University of Colorado: Stephen Ludwig (D)]]> Though Davidson has solid experience that makes him well-qualified to take this seat, the Board of Regents has not seen a Democratic majority in 32 years, and that could make for a healthy balance to the conservative policies of CU President Bruce Benson.]]> <![CDATA[County Commissioner District 1: Elise Jones (D)]]> Shane, Shane. How little we knew ye.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District Ballot Issue 5A: Yes on Property Tax Increase]]> <![CDATA[Colorado Constitutional Amendment 64: Vote Yes]]> <![CDATA[St. Vrain Valley School District RE-1J Ballot Issue 3A: Yes on Mill Levy Override]]> <![CDATA[District I Regional Transportation District Director: Judy Lubow]]> Judy Lubow is the candidate best suited for this work, and her years as a government attorney and, subsequently, as an activist, convince us that she is suited for the red-tape-heavy job of managing RTD.]]>