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2018 General Election

Jason Crow gives a victory speech at his election night party Nov. 8 at the Denver Tech Center DoubleTree hotel. The freshman congressman from Aurora was among those picked by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Jan. 15, 2020 to present the House's case for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. (Photo by Evan Semón)

Crow ousts Coffman in battleground congressional district The Democratic attorney and former Army Ranger...

Democrat Jason Crow has won Colorado's 6th Congressional District, beating long-time Republican Rep. Mike Coffman in a high-stakes, high-dollar battleground race. Nationally, the victory...

Colorado voters reject new taxes for roads and schools, split on oil and gas...

Colorado voters Tuesday turned down new taxes for schools and roads, while handing the energy industry a split decision on two controversial oil and...

Democrats take the Colorado Senate Democrats swept a handful of state Senate races, tipping...

The state Senate has flipped blue. Five Democratic women who ran in key state Senate battlegrounds claimed a monumental victory Tuesday night, ousting two GOP...

Democrats dominate down-ballot statewide races In a break with past patterns, voters put Democrats...

This story will be updated. Democrats seized control of Colorado's attorney general and secretary of state offices Tuesday as Phil Weiser claimed victory over Republican...
Jared Polis victory

Jared Polis wins in Colorado, becoming the state’s first gay and first Jewish governor

DENVER — Stepping onto a stage to the soundtrack of Bob Dylan's seminal 1960s protest song "The times they are a changin'," Jared Polis...

Filling out your 2018 Colorado ballot? Here’s a cheat sheet.

Election Day is Nov. 6. Are you one of the millions of eligible Colorado voters yet to return a ballot? If so, you can always...

What The Colorado Independent is watching for on Election Day

The Colorado Independent is keeping tabs throughout Election Day — and beyond, if necessary — on the major statewide races and ballot measures. It's a...

‘Bernie Polis’ vs. Trump’s ‘yes man’: In closing arguments on the eve of the...

BOULDER — Twenty-four hours before polls close in Colorado, the Democratic and Republican candidates for governor spent the evening lobbing bombs at each other...

The privilege and promise of Walker Stapleton: A Portrait in Four Parts

The life and times of Walker Stapleton, Colorado's 2018 Republican nominee for governor

How Jared Polis Gets What He Wants: A Portrait in Four Parts

This is The Colorado Independent's complete four-part series on Jared Polis, Colorado’s Democratic nominee for governor. You can click directly to Part 1 (Polis’s...
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