Although Colorado has been issuing same-sex marriage licenses since last fall, many couples waited until the Supreme Court reached a decision on the unions.
In Colorado, couples can get married with only one of the parties present for the occasion, a holdover from the Vietnam War that allowed soldiers to marry their sweethearts while deployed.
Gay marriage officially became legal throughout Colorado on Tuesday but, with such unions now on firm legal ground, there was no rush of couples to tie the knot.
Gay couples will be able to wed in Colorado soon once legal formalities are cleared after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear appeals from several states seeking to ban same-sex marriage.
A judge on Monday refused to stop a Denver clerk from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex, despite a still-active ban against the practice.
Technically, their state still does not recognize gay marriages. But that hasn’t stopped hundreds of gay Coloradans from getting marriage licenses from two county clerks who argue they still have the legal right to provide them to loving couples.
Gay couples can keep getting married in Colorado, even though the state’s gay marriage ban is still in effect, a judge ruled Thursday.
A Colorado district court judge has blocked Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s rules on mail ballots.
Denver County will use iPads to make it easier for the elderly and the disabled to vote.
Two Democratic members of Congress asked Tuesday for a federal review of a decision by Colorado’s top elections officer to challenge a Denver decision to mail early ballots to inactive voters.