Embattled Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, banned from administering next week’s election, found the time last week to travel to Salt Lake City, Utah, to speak at a QAnon-linked conference.
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With 2022 campaigns underway, Republican candidates are being put to the test of whether they’ll hop on the Big Lie bandwagon in an attempt to win over Trump voters.
At the annual Colorado GOP Awards Banquet, held last month in Pueblo, the state party gave its top awards to Republicans who have fostered debunked conspiracy theories about how the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent.
In his campaign announcement to challenge U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) in 2022, far-right state Rep. Ron Hanks (R-Cañon City) exploded a copy machine with the label “Dominion Voting Machine” on its side. In the announcement video, Hanks labeled himself a “pro-Trump warrior” and said that Joe Biden was not fairly elected in 2020.
Recently released Court documents from the defamation lawsuit against election conspiracist Joe Oltmann reveal that Colorado GOP Chair Kristi Burton Brown last year served as President of FEC United, Oltmann’s far-right conspiracy group, at the same time she was serving as vice-chair of the Colorado Republican Party.
EAGLEVAIL, Colo. — Marina Zimmerman, a member of the GOP running to unseat right-wing Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert in the June 28 Colorado primary, says there’s a “silent majority” in her party inclined to put someone other than Boebert on the ticket.
Colorado Election Fraud Group Is Training Conspiracists in Other States to Knock Doors in Search of ‘Phantom Ballots’
Election conspiracists in Colorado who pioneered a field campaign that involves volunteers, some of whom are potentially armed, going door-to-door in search of phantom ballots, are now helping to export that tactic across the country, perhaps in as many as 30 states.
Detractors of American voting, driven by a cult leader who as president was inimical to democracy and as ex-president is a sworn enemy of it, have gone on the attack in Colorado in the form of proposed voting restrictions, threats against the secretary of state and county election officials, an election-system security breach in the Western Slope’s biggest county, the refusal by leaders of the Republican party to acknowledge President Joe Biden won in November, and organized efforts to instill doubt about election integrity.
Election fraud conspiracist Joe Oltmann now claims he “has access to six separate counties” election data, supposedly in the form of so-called “forensic images” of the Dominion voting machine hard drives.
Election Fraud Conspiracist Told Trump Lawyer ‘Several County Clerks’ Were Helping Him Access CO Voting Machines ‘Under the Radar’
Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters may not be the only Colorado clerk to have possibly tampered with voting machines at the behest of election fraud conspiracy theorists, at least according to one of the state’s leading conspiracists.