Tag Archives: Campaign Finance

A candidate’s secret spending in the governor’s race highlights Colorado’s unique money-in-politics enforcement laws

Erik Underwood, a Democrat running in the wide race for governor, is drawing attention for his secret spending on the race. The media tech entrepreneur […]...

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March 23, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Donors financing state treasurer’s race change candidates amid sexual harassment investigation

As House leadership continues its investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against Rep. Steve Lebsock, a Thornton Democrat who is running for state treasurer, donors […]...

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January 23, 2018 Campaign Finance, Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Final Denver school board campaign finance reports show who brought in the most late money

Final campaign finance reports for this year’s hard-fought Denver school board elections are in, and they show a surge of late contributions to Angela Cobián, […]...

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December 12, 2017 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In

Groups with a stake in Colorado’s school board elections raise $1.5 million to influence them

Union committees and various political groups have raised more than $1.5 million so far to influence the outcome of school board elections across the state, […]...

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October 19, 2017 Campaign Finance, Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

Candidates for CO governor are bankrolling their own races. Chances are, it won’t pay off.

Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race is shaping up to be a free-for-all. But this contest isn’t really “free” for some of the candidates. Several are putting […]...

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October 17, 2017 Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Jared Polis, Walker Stapleton, and Colorado’s low campaign cash limits

Two recent events that shifted the ground under Colorado’s sprawling candidate field for governor have lent scrutiny to the rules governing how money is raised […]...

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August 3, 2017 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Colorado’s High Court rules in favor of DougCo schools—but not vouchers

Updated below to add statement from Douglas County School District. The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday handed the Douglas County School District its second legal […]...

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July 3, 2017 Campaign Finance, Education, Just In, The Mix

Another Colorado ‘social welfare’ nonprofit just got fined for improperly playing in elections

  A state judge in Colorado has fined a nonprofit $23,000 for coordinating with local campaigns and not registering as a political committee. The fine […]...

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May 16, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

State Sen. Marble slapped with ethics complaint for oil/gas event

A Colorado state senator may have run afoul of ethics laws by allowing, as alleged in an ethics complaint, an oil and gas company to […]...

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May 9, 2017 Campaign Finance, Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

A bill to close a dark-money loophole dies in Colorado

Mystery fliers about candidates in elections that don’t say who paid for them will still be allowed in Colorado after a law supporters said would […]...

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April 27, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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Colorado Attorney General candidate debate on March 15. All invited.

The Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB) and the Community College of Denver (CCD) Paralegal Program are holding a public debate for the candidates seeking the position […]

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Consensus in Colorado’s Trump Country: Candidate who? Gov race still anyone’s game

COLORADO SPRINGS — If the Republicans who flooded a university campus on Saturday in this heavily conservative military county are any indication, the governor’s race […]

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