The Denver Post Article Rating

Coloradans want candidates to focus on good government and democracy -- but that can mean many things

Jun 09, 2024 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    -8% Center

  • Reliability

    85% ReliableGood

  • Policy Leaning

    -8% Center

  • Politician Portrayal

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Bias Score Analysis

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

57% : She'd like to see the state move back to mostly in-person voting, with strict ID requirements.
54% : For their part, many respondents who identified themselves as conservative cast good government as limited government -- writing that candidates should focus on what they'll do to uphold the Constitution, especially the First and Second Amendments.
54% : Colorado allows local governments to adopt RCV for their elections, and there is a move afoot to ask voters to expand the practice to state elections.
53% : "I just feel so bad for people who are looking at this and saying, 'Well, what's my life going to be like under these circumstances?' "
50% : "I'm going to be very honest and say, if I had my way, I would not vote for a single incumbent," Shaffer said.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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