Jena Griswold ensured Colorado is the nation’s gold-standard in elections. Griswold has worked with Republican and Democrat local election officials and overseen five statewide elections, several of which had record turnout. She championed legislation to increase voter access and election security, crack down on secret political spending, and protect every eligible Colorado citizen’s right to vote. Jena Griswold is the experienced professional we need to make sure our elections are safe, secure and accessible
Secretary of State Jena Griswold protects every eligible Colorado citizen’s right to vote. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Democrat, a Republican or Unaffiliated – every eligible Colorado deserves an equal opportunity to vote.
Secretary of State Jena Griswold has ensured our elections are secure by passing the Colorado Election Security Act to further protect our elections from insider threats, working closely with local, state and federal law enforcement to secure the physical and cyber security of our election processes and workers, and ensuring that election workers are protected from threats of violence just for doing their jobs. Secretary Griswold also worked to establish the first-in-the-nation state unit to combat election disinformation.
Improved Voter Access
Jena Griswold improved Colorado’s elections to make voting more accessible for everyone. She increased the number of mail ballot drop boxes by over 50 percent, launched a system so every voter can track their ballot from when it was mailed to when it was counted, and improved our state’s voter registration system by passing automatic voter registration. As a result, under Jena Griswold, Colorado’s elections have seen record breaking turnout.
Griswold has made sure small businesses can thrive in Colorado. She leads an award-winning department and has cut red tape, protects businesses, and is working to slash fees on small businesses by millions of dollars. At a time when many small Colorado businesses are struggling, Jena Griswold has made sure Colorado is among the best states in the country to do business.
Griswold fought dark money and corruption by spearheading campaign finance reform and lobbyist reform and securing the funding to completely overhaul our campaign finance and lobbying reporting systems to shine a light on election funding.