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Dems vying for statehouse seats outraise Republicans, but outside groups poised to spend big...

In the battle to flip the state Senate from red to blue, Democratic candidates are outraising their Republican rivals by nearly three to one,...

Inside the big early money game in the Colorado governor’s race

The latest cash haul disclosures in Colorado’s closely watched governor’s race show more than $20 million flowing into the campaigns — but most of...
Pile of Money

Super PAC money flooding into Colorado state races

Political super PAC committees already have raised nearly $22 million to pump into the battle over control of the governor’s mansion and state legislature...

Denver’s Chamber fired ballot petition company for working with fractivists

A secret recording. An alleged payoff. A surprise twist involving a heavy-hitter Denver business group. It’s all part of a volatile story that continues...

Guest Post: Mystery Money is Drowning Democracy

There are less than 100 days until Election Day on November 6th, and under Colorado's mail ballot election system Coloradans will start voting even...

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...

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...

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

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

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

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...

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...