<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Vote 2012]]> <![CDATA[City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2B: Yes on Sales and Use Tax Extension]]> <![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 Constitutional Amendment 65: Vote Yes]]> <![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[Court of Appeals: Retain Judge James S. Casebolt]]> We endorse retention for Judge Casebolt, who’s described as fair and open-minded.]]> <![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[District attorney, 20th Judicial District: No endorsement]]> <![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[Allenspark Water and Sanitation District Issue 5A: Yes on Loan and Grant Applications]]> <![CDATA[City of Louisville Ballot Issue 2A: Yes on Open Space Tax Extension]]> <![CDATA[City of Boulder Ballot Question 2C: Yes to City Council Compensation Change]]> <![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 Thomas Francis Mulvahill]]> Mulvahill shredded the competition — OK, it’s not a competition, but still, if it were — in the survey ratings.]]> <![CDATA[City of Longmont Ballot Question 2A: Yes to Gas Franchise Agreement]]> <![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[Colorado Constitutional Amendment S: Vote Yes]]> <![CDATA[City of Lafayette Ballot Question 2A: Yes to Open Space Tax Extension]]> <![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[County Commissioner District 2: Deb Gardner (D)]]> Deb Gardner has a proven track record of supporting Boulder County values in the state Legislature, and she already has the better part of a year under her belt, since she was appointed in early 2012.]]>