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2018 Governor Race

Walker Stapleton and Tom Tancredo tout Trump, poke at the press in Colorado governor’s...

Colorado’s Republican nominee for governor, Walker Stapleton, joined immigration hardliner Tom Tancredo at a private event in Parker over Labor Day weekend, talking up...

After years of drought, Colorado water bosses face uncertainty

On June 1, a spark near the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gage Railroad ignited a flame in the Animas River gorge north of Durango....

We know where Walker Stapleton stands on oil and gas. Which Jared Polis would...

DENVER —  Dueling speeches in a sparkling ballroom from Colorado’s major candidates for governor today highlighted a political minefield in the coming campaign over...
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...

Early look: Where Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton stand on some issues facing rural...

The political realm has been consumed lately by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis's decision to skip the Western Slope Club 20 business group debate,...

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...

Littwin: Stapleton must wish his KKK-stained great-grandfather was his biggest problem

It had to happen. Denver’s KKK-stained history has gone national. A New York Times story Tuesday, written by the excellent Julie Turkewitz,  questions whether...

Walker Stapleton chose lawmaker Lang Sias as his running mate. Here’s what that means.

Against a backdrop of military fighter jets in a Denver aerospace museum, State Treasurer Walker Stapleton revealed Republican lawmaker Lang Sias, a former Top...

Colorado 2018 election: Where Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton stand on education

What do the candidates for governor of Colorado think about school funding and school choice? How would they address the achievement gap? And what...

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...