How to be a Colorado campaign finance watchdog

Colorado Ethics Watch has opened up its bag of tricks to teach the public how to review Colorado campaign finance documents.

How to be a Colorado campaign finance watchdog

Few organizations bust as many Colorado politicians for campaign-finance violations as Colorado Ethics Watch. These attorneys who make politicians tremble have decided to teach the public how to research campaign finance records.

Now you can figure out: Who’s paying for campaigns? Who’s spending money on political ads? Just how much is being spent? Which races have limits and which don’t?

Check out these easy-to-use how-to guides below. Happy digging!

Colorado Campaign Finance Basics

How to find the money involved in Colorado county or state political campaigns

Useful websites for Colorado county or state campaign finance research

Where to find out how much money is spent on politcal advertisements in Colorado county or state campaigns

What Colorado county or state political campaigns have contribution limits

Types of groups involved in Colorado county or state political campaigns

How to find the money involved in Colorado county and state political campaigns

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