On the morning of Saturday, October 9th, we are mounting a massive voter education drive in Larimer, Weld, and Boulder Counties. We will be distributing voter education guides on Betsy Markey and Michael Bennet to unafilliated households. There are Continue reading →
You know the mid-term elections are in full swing when you can’t watch 5 minutes of television without being inundated with negative, false and misleading ads attacking US Senate candidate, Ken Buck – ads that are “approved by Senator Michael Continue reading →
Fourth Congressional District Representative Betsy Markey has released her first TV ad in which she states: “Bailouts really offend me” followed later by “Bailout is just another word for cop-out, and here in Colorado that’s not how we do business”.
Lesley Hollywood, director of the Northern Colorado Tea Party, tracked down a Markey staffer at a Windsor based senior community meeting in hopes of getting some questions answered – primarily how Markey reconciles her voting record with the statements made in her latest TV ad.
Simply because Congresswoman Markey’s voting record tells us otherwise.
Markey was not in congress at the time of TARP or the first auto bailouts, but since her time in office she has supported nearly every bill that has taken our country towards corporatism.
Tuesday August 10th is primary day here in Colorado. Currently voter turnout has far exceeded 2006’s mid-term election turnout, and is expected to even break the massive turnout in 2008’s Presidential primary. Now this is great news – as long as you made sure you are one of those voters. Through our caucus system and primary voting, We The People have the ability to ensure the best candidates are on the November ballot. If you don’t vote and don’t encourage others to vote, you can’t complain in November.
Today (Friday, August 6th) is the last day to mail in your ballots. If you do not get yours in the mail, don’t fret. You can still drop it off at various locations on or before Tuesday. If you are in Larimer County: click here for your drop-off locations. If you are in Weld County you can drop off mail-in ballots OR if you did not receive a mail-in ballot, you can vote in person: click here for your polling locations. If you’re in Boulder County: click here for your ballot drop-off locations. If you live elsewhere in Colorado: click here to hunt down your polling and ballot drop-off information by county.