<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Vote 2012]]> <![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[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[County Commissioner District 1: Elise Jones (D)]]> Shane, Shane. How little we knew ye.]]> <![CDATA[Colorado state Senate District 17: Matt Jones (D)]]> While we see the wisdom in that belief, Plagainos’ permissive views on fracking and his lack of experience in politics trump his good intentions. We think Jones is the best choice for District 17.]]> <![CDATA[City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2A: Yes on Climate Action Plan Tax Extension]]> <![CDATA[Colorado state Senate District 18: Rollie Heath (D)]]> If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.]]> <![CDATA[St. Vrain Valley School District RE-1J Ballot Issue 3A: Yes on Mill Levy Override]]> <![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[City of Longmont Ballot Question 2A: Yes to Gas Franchise Agreement]]> <![CDATA[City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2B: Yes on Sales and Use Tax Extension]]> <![CDATA[Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District Ballot Issue 5A: Yes on Property Tax Increase]]> <![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[City of Longmont Ballot Question 300: Yes to Fracking Ban]]> <![CDATA[Town of Superior Trustee: Williams, Gourgouris and Cirelli]]> <![CDATA[Court of Appeals: Retain Judge John R. Webb]]> Finally, an appellate judge we can relate to. We at the Boulder Weekly are happy to see a writer in black robes.]]> <![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 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[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[Dems win pretty much everything, so now what?]]> <![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.]]>