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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 to […]...

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August 6, 2018 2018 Ballot Measures, 2018 General Election, All stories, Campaign Finance, Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, Greene, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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 sooner […]...

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August 6, 2018 Campaign Finance, Guest Posts, Just In, Politics, The Mix

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

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

Independent petitions Colorado Supreme Court for re-hearing in prosecutorial misconduct case

The Colorado Independent is asking the state Supreme Court to re-hear its request to unseal records about prosecutorial misconduct in the capital case against Sir […]...

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June 21, 2018 Campaign Finance, Just In, The Mix

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

Here’s the money being used to push candidates for Colorado governor

The most competitive Colorado governor’s contest in decades and several other contentious primary battles enter the final week with plenty more political TV ads to […]...

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June 18, 2018 All stories, Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, 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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