<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Vote 2012]]> <![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[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[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[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[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[Town of Superior Trustee: Williams, Gourgouris and Cirelli]]> <![CDATA[Colorado Constitutional Amendment 65: Vote Yes]]> <![CDATA[U.S. Representative District 4: Brandon Shaffer (D)]]> After two years of stalemate in Congress, Brandon Shaffer, Democratic candidate for District 4, should snag the seat simply because he and incumbent District 2 Rep. Jared Polis share enough in common that the two might be able to build some momentum, at least for the state of Colorado.]]> <![CDATA[City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2B: Yes on Sales and Use Tax Extension]]> <![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[City of Longmont Ballot Question 300: Yes to Fracking Ban]]> <![CDATA[City of Boulder Ballot Question 2D: No to City Leases up to 30 Years]]> <![CDATA[Court of Appeals: Retain Judge Daniel Marc Taubman]]> <![CDATA[Dems win pretty much everything, so now what?]]> <![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[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[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[City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2A: Yes on Climate Action Plan Tax Extension]]> <![CDATA[20th Judicial District: Retain Judge Thomas Francis Mulvahill]]> Mulvahill shredded the competition — OK, it’s not a competition, but still, if it were — in the survey ratings.]]> <![CDATA[Court of Appeals: Retain Judge Dennis A. Graham]]> Despite some reservations, we’re endorsing Graham for retention.]]>