<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Vote 2012]]> <![CDATA[Colorado Constitutional Amendment S: Vote Yes]]> <![CDATA[City of Longmont Ballot Question 2A: Yes to Gas Franchise Agreement]]> <![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[City of Longmont Ballot Question 300: Yes to Fracking Ban]]> <![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 Lafayette Ballot Question 2A: Yes to Open Space Tax Extension]]> <![CDATA[Colorado Constitutional Amendment 65: Vote Yes]]> <![CDATA[St. Vrain Valley School District RE-1J Ballot Issue 3A: Yes on Mill Levy Override]]> <![CDATA[Court of Appeals: Retain Judge Daniel Marc Taubman]]> <![CDATA[Court of Appeals: Retain Judge James S. Casebolt]]> We endorse retention for Judge Casebolt, who’s described as fair and open-minded.]]> <![CDATA[Barack is back: Obama wins another term]]> With projected victories in Nevada, New Hampshire, Wisconsin and Ohio, President Barack Obama has defeated the Republican challengers. Incumbents won the national races throughout the state, leaving Colorado with three Democrats and four Republicans in the House of Representatives.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District Ballot Issue 5A: Yes on Property Tax Increase]]> <![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 64: Vote Yes]]> <![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[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.]]> <![CDATA[Town of Erie Ballot Issue 2A: Yes on Police and Courts Building]]> <![CDATA[Court of Appeals: Retain Judge Gale T. Miller]]> Judge Gale T. Miller, whose background is in “complex civil litigation,” admits his faults.]]> <![CDATA[City of Lafayette Ballot Question 2B: Yes to Growth Management Changes]]>