Claim: Voters in Colorado can print ballots at home and turn them over to “vote collectors.”
Example: [Collected via Twitter, October 2014]
In Colorado. …people can print their own ballot. What could possibly go wrong with that?
Kelly employed air quotes when she said “vote collectors” and warned:
Breaking tonight: With two weeks til the midterm, we are getting warnings that a new law has opened the door to possible voter fraud in a critical Senate race that could decide the balance of power in Congress. It was roughly sixteen months ago when the Democratic governor of Colorado signed a first of its kind new election
Kelly interviewed Malkin about her new documentary, Rocky Mountain Heist, and Malkin’s concern about Colorado’s demographic affiliation:
Kelly’s statement prompted a local Colorado news station to cover her claims in a segment of its own normally devoted to
Gessler’s office said that most Colorado voters can not print a ballot on their home printer and use it to vote. There is one category of Colorado voters who can: those serving in the military.
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Gessler’s office said that most Colorado voters can not print a ballot on their home printer and use it to vote.
There is one category of Colorado voters who can: those serving in the military.
Kelly’s claim referenced a law proposed by Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, in 2013. Gessler’s office confirmed that the law, of which he was a vocal opponent, did not effect the change Kelly incorrectly cited on her
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Rittiman, Brandon. “Fox Wrongly Reports on Colo. Ballots.”
KUSA-TV [Denver]. 23 October 2014.