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Tag Archives: colorado politics

Cash dropped so far in Colorado’s governor race blows away 2010 and 2014 spending records – combined

With one week to go until the primary, spending in Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race has shattered records – even for spending in general elections in […]...

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June 19, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Campaign Finance, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Here’s the money being used to push candidates for Colorado governor

The most competitive Colorado governor’s contest in decades and several other contentious primary battles enter the final week with plenty more political TV ads to […]...

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June 18, 2018 All stories, Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

A federal judge just knocked down major parts of Colorado’s privatized system of enforcing money-in-politics laws

The centerpiece of Colorado’s unique method of outsourcing enforcement of campaign finance laws to private citizens is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday in […]...

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June 13, 2018 All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Trail Marker: Ballots are out for Colorado’s June 26 primary. Nearly 38,000 already voted.

As of Monday, June 11, 15,982 Republicans, 14,737 Democrats and 6,942 unaffiliated voters have turned in their ballots for the primary elections that end June 26, […]...

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June 11, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Big, big money is at play in Colorado’s elections. And it’s only June.

Two things stand out in recent money-in-politics filings, which campaigns were required to report this week. First: Sure, big money is being spent by Democratic […]...

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June 5, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

In Colorado, attack ads hit your mailbox the same week as ballots: Who’s slinging the poo?

With ballots hitting mailboxes this week across Colorado three weeks until the June 26 primary elections, outside groups are targeting voters with advertisements in the […]...

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June 4, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

As race for Colorado governor heats up, Donna Lynne loses her campaign manager and top consultant

Two top staffers for Donna Lynne’s campaign for governor have left or are on the way out amid a staffing shakeup just as the latest […]...

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May 9, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Federal judge rules six-term GOP congressman Doug Lamborn should be on the ballot after Colorado’s High Court says he shouldn’t

UPDATE: A week later, a federal judge weighed in and ruled Lamborn should be placed on the June 26 GOP primary ballot for Congress. Lamborn […]...

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May 2, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Littwin’s Official Unofficial #CO2018 governor’s race rankings, Week One

At last, the day you’ve been waiting for. We bring you the initial clip-and-save (or, I guess, here in cyberworld, it’s cut-and-paste) Littwin’s Official Unofficial […]...

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March 30, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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