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FAQs

Which races are covered in this Voters’ Guide?
  • U.S. President
  • U.S. Senate
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • Colorado Senate (General Assembly)
  • Colorado House of Representatives (General Assembly)
  • Colorado State Board of Education
  • University of Colorado Board of Regents
Am I required to vote for every race?
No.
What can I do at the website?

See which candidates responded to our questionnaire.

  • Read candidate comments regarding their answers to questions posed.
  • Access contact and other information regarding the candidates.
  • For federal and Colorado General Assembly candidates who declined to respond:
    • View answers based on public statements and other credible sources when such answers could be ascertained.
    • Find links to some of the candidate’s votes or comments regarding the general issue contemplated by the question so that you may draw your own conclusions.
  • Identify your various districts.
  • Access a personalized copy of the Voters’ Guide.
  • Access a downloadable copy of the Voters’ Guide.
  • Access a downloadable copy of a Spanish Voters’ Guide.
Is the Voters’ Guide affiliated with any political party?

No. The Voters’ Guide is a nonpartisan, educational resource designed for voters who wish to educate themselves prior to the upcoming election.

Are any candidates endorsed in the Voters’ Guide?

No. No candidates are endorsed in this nonpartisan, educational resource.

Which candidates are included in the Voters’ Guide?

For federal races, all candidates who were nomiated or selected by a Major Party (Democrat, Republican), Minor Party (American Constitution Party, Green Party of Colorado, Libertarian Party of Colorado), or Qualified Political Organization (Unity Party of Colorado) according to the Colorado Secretary of State’s Political Party Directory (available at: http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/Candidates/PoliticalPartyDirectory.html) were invited to participate. For General Assembly races, all Democrat and Republican candidates were invited to participate.

Where can I get candidate contact information?

Our online guide at www.coloradovotersguide.org includes contact information provided by the candidates and/or listed with the Colorado Secretary of State’s office.

Where can I view any candidate comments?

Our online guide at www.coloradovotersguide.org includes comments, if any, provided by a candidate in response to the questions.

Why did some candidates not respond to the Voters’ Guide questionnaire?

We do not know why some of the candidates failed to respond to the questionnaire for their race.  What we do know is that every candidate included in the Voters’ Guide had a fair and equal opportunity to respond. Candidates were contacted repeatedly by phone, U.S. mail and email using the contact information they provided to the Colorado Secretary of State and/or through their campaigns. We were able to extend the deadline to respond so ample time was given to everyone. Responses were accepted online, by fax, email or mail.

What if an issue that is important to me is not covered in the Voters’ Guide?

This nonpartisan, educational publication was designed to cover a wide range of issues of importance to Coloradans. However, if there is an issue of importance to you that was not included, you may contact the candidates directly regarding your issues or concerns.

How can I support the production and publication of this Voters’ Guide?

This Voters’ Guide would not be possible without the support of generous citizens. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to help pay for this valuable work, you may do so at: https://give.cornerstone.cc/CFA+Foundation

What can churches do with this Voters’ Guide?

Churches and other nonprofit organizations may distribute nonpartisan, unbiased, voter-education material without jeopardizing their tax-exempt status. The questions asked of candidates in the 2016 Voters’ Guide along with other aspects of the guide have been reviewed by outside attorneys to ensure they comply with the Internal Revenue Service rules for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations. Each organization that distributes this guide is responsible for its own actions.

What is CFA Foundation?

CFA Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization that educates and empowers Coloradans to advocate for God’s design for marriage, sanctity of life, and religious liberty for the sake of the common good.  Our partnership with concerned citizens, as well as our statewide network of churches and families, allows us to influence the social and political issues that affect Colorado families.

Visit www.ColoradoFamilyAction.org or call 877-239-7355 for more information.

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