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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...

Jared Polis taps former Broomfield Rep. Dianne Primavera as running mate

Jared Polis has chosen as his gubernatorial running mate Dianne Primavera, former Broomfield state legislator and current CEO of Susan G. Komen Colorado. The Twitter...

Littwin’s Official Unofficial This is Really the Last One #CO2018 governor’s primary post-script

By popular demand, the Littwin gov panel has reconvened for a gov primary postscript. Now that the race is over and Jared Polis and Walker...

6 takeaways from Colorado’s post-election voter data

More than 1.1 million voters cast ballots in Colorado’s midterm election Tuesday night, or roughly 35 percent of the state’s active voting population. For...

What the primary results in Colorado’s governor’s race mean for education

After millions of dollars and what sure felt like millions of mailers and door-knocks, Coloradans have their candidates for governor: Democrat Jared Polis and...

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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Littwin: What to expect in next round of gov race —  much more money...

If you’re still astonished by the amount of money — something over $11 million — that Jared Polis spent to win the Democratic primary...