Tag Archives: Campaign Finance

Virginia-based tobacco giant on track to be the biggest spender in Colorado history

Big Tobacco may beat out the casino industry for a dubious distinction: biggest spender on a ballot measure in Colorado’s history. Supporters of Amendment 72, […]...

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October 20, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Mix

GUEST POST: Fixing Colorado’s Broken Campaign Finance Enforcement System

A federal lawsuit is currently challenging Colorado’s unique system under which private citizens enforce campaign finance laws at their own expense in an administrative law […]...

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September 14, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Follow the money from Tuesday’s primary: Winners, losers and Bob Beauprez

WINNERS: — El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn, who proved that two years of legwork — and visiting EVERY county in Colorado — could beat […]...

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July 1, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

$22.7 million already given to state campaigns for fall elections

Voters may be months away from being asked whether grocery stores can sell full-strength beer and wine, local governments can ban hydraulic fracturing or the […]...

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May 3, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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 […]...

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March 17, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Watchdog or bully? How a $10,000 fine led to a GOP blowup

  A judge in Denver has fined Colorado’s Republican Party Committee $10,000 for failing to follow guidelines related to disclosing donors. But behind the fine […]...

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February 25, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Republican Nikki Haley champions tolerance, irks far right

Complicated history The complicated history of Nikki Haley met up with the complicated history of Barack Obama to take on the Donald’s not so complicated history. Via The […]...

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January 14, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Antiabortion group blows off court ordered fine and paperwork

Troubles aren’t over for the antiabortion political organization Colorado Campaign for Life. First it lost a federal lawsuit filed against Colorado Ethics Watch. Now the […]...

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August 17, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

National PAC fails to disclose spending in Denver elections

The Realtors Fund, a political action committee, failed to report that it had spent at least $40,000 supporting Denver City Council candidates Elizabeth Adams and Jolon […]...

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May 15, 2015 Just In, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Mix

Homebuilder advocates increase contributions to Mayor Hancock; he testifies for industry’s bill

Homebuilder advocates gave at least $16,200 to Mayor Michael Hancock’s reelection campaign, states a report Ethics Watch released today. This is a hike in industry […]...

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April 21, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized


Colo Indy Event: The Red Tent

We here at The Indy are dreaming of mid-November when the election’s behind us (presumably), we can let our hair down and let off some […]

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Fundraising in Colorado’s hottest congressional races tops $8 million

Aspen millionaire Tatnall Hillman has donated more to conservative campaigns this year than in any previous year, doling out at least $800,000 to congressional campaigns, presidential […]

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