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

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...

Anti-voucher slate in Douglas County cruises to victory

An aligned group of Douglas County school board candidates seeking to reverse many of the district’s most controversial policies — including a private-school voucher...

Oil man, voucher proponent Alex Cranberg donates $20,000 to Douglas County...

Four Douglas County school board candidates who want to continue the legal defense of the district’s stalled private-school voucher program continued to bring in...

Douglas County school board races could be nation’s most watched

The most closely-watched school board election in Colorado this year just may be who wins a crucial fourth seat on the Douglas County Board...

How conservatives could take back the DougCo school board

Updated: Below, Board President Meghann Silverthorn responds to the questions about who she might, or might not, pick. The more things change, the more they...

Colorado GOP donors fly below the radar with maze of 527...

In Colorado, organizing, infrastructure and fundraising within the Democratic Party and progressive organizations are the stuff of legend. The story of how liberal mega-millionaires and single-minded cooperation on the left turned this formerly solid red state to purple and blue have been told and retold for years. The story of coordination among conservatives groups, however, and the way millions of dollars each election cycle slosh to candidates and causes on the right has received relatively scant attention.

Ritter, Kennedy and surprise Republican activist applaud Groff nod

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter on Friday called the appointment of Senate President Peter Groff to a U.S. Department of Education post a "tremendous gain" for the federal government but a "big loss" for the state in a prepared statement. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Friday afternoon Groff was the Obama administration pick to head the department's Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Center. Ritter and Groff are both Democrats.