Gazette endorsements for the Colorado Springs election in April

Mail-in ballots went out Friday, presenting voters with four candidates for mayor, 12 for three at-large City Council seats, and a request for union bargaining for the Colorado Springs Fire Department known as Issue 1.

The Gazette’s editorial board presents the following endorsements, asking readers to consider them as one component of their due diligence before voting. We made our decisions after meeting with proponents and opponents of Issue 1, after meeting with candidates who asked to see us, and after assessing candidate web sites, campaign literature and statements in forums.

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