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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]...

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August 3, 2018 2018 Governor Race, 2018 Polis, 2018 SOS, 2018 Stapleton, 2018 State Treasurer, All stories, Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Campaign finance primer: What do “soft,” “hard” and “dark money” actually mean?

Dark money. Soft money. Hard money. When it comes to campaign cash, it’s complicated. So, as the 2018 election cycle heats up, here’s some clarification […]...

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July 27, 2018 All stories, Editors' Picks, Just In, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado campaign finance loophole allows dark money flyers

Voters in two key state Senate districts recently received flyers praising GOP Sens. Beth Martinez Humenik and Tim Neville for their work in the state legislature […]...

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July 23, 2018 All stories, Campaign Finance, CO House 2018, CO Senate 2018, Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Scared of what? Radio ads urge voters not to sign ballot measure petitions in Colorado

Ads on the radio waves in Colorado Springs are encouraging voters to avoid signing petitions to qualify initiatives for the ballot, saying the petition information […]...

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July 16, 2018 All stories, Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The gov primary tally: $25M spent by candidates, $10M by PACs and more $$ to come

We’ve written quite a bit about how much Colorado’s eight candidates in the June 26 gubernatorial primary raised. When loans are included, those candidates took […]...

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July 3, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Mix

The primaries are over, but the (early) ads are just beginning

Ha! You may think the TV political ads were over for a while. But that’s not exactly true. Here are the two post-primary TV things […]...

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July 3, 2018 Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Colorado’s 2018 guv primary breakdown in graphs, maps, and bullet points by county

Republican State Treasurer Walker Stapleton and Boulder Democratic Congressman Jared Polis won their gubernatorial primaries easily Tuesday, each vanquishing three rivals. Here is the story […]...

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June 27, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Final air drop of TV ad spending, including the Colorado governor’s race, tops $14.5M

When Colorado’s heated primary season goes cold tomorrow, political TV ads will fade from our screens, too— at least for a while. That should come […]...

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June 25, 2018 All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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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June 22, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

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

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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