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New Jersey Sen. Lautenberg’s son running for Scanlan’s state House seat

New Jersey Sen. Lautenberg’s son running for Scanlan’s state House seat

Josh Lautenberg, a Vail realtor and the son of U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., is in the running to replace state Rep. Christine Scanlan, D-Dillon, […]...

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November 24, 2010 Blog, Politics
Isgar creates Senate vacancy with appointment to USDA rural post

Isgar creates Senate vacancy with appointment to USDA rural post

Term-limited state Sen. Jim Isgar won appointment as the U.S. Department of Agriculture state director of rural development, Mile High Politics first reported Tuesday morning. The Hesperus Democrat, whose Senate District 6 covers eight counties in the southwest...

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June 30, 2009 Center Well, Politics
Steadman wins appointment to SD 31

Steadman wins appointment to SD 31

The final vote is in — Pat Steadman has won the vacancy selection to replace Democratic state Sen. Jennifer Veiga in Senate District 31 in […]...

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May 20, 2009 Blog, Politics
It’s a showdown between Steadman and Ragsdale to fill SD 31 vacancy

It’s a showdown between Steadman and Ragsdale to fill SD 31 vacancy

There will be a third and final round of voting between Pat Steadman and Ann Ragsdale in the Senate District 31 vacancy meeting to pick […]...

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May 20, 2009 Blog, Politics
SD 31 vacancy committee casts first round of ballots: Ragsdale leads

SD 31 vacancy committee casts first round of ballots: Ragsdale leads

In between fanning themselves with placards in a sweltering middle school auditorium, 157 Democratic officials have cast their votes in the contest to replace state […]...

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May 20, 2009 Blog, Politics
Vacancy meeting kicks off to replace retiring state Sen. Veiga in SD 31

Vacancy meeting kicks off to replace retiring state Sen. Veiga in SD 31

Denver and Adams County Democrats are crowded into the Morey Middle School auditorium — stuffy but dripping historic charm — to pick the successor to […]...

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May 20, 2009 Blog, Politics
More vacancy committees slated for off-session legislative hopefuls

More vacancy committees slated for off-session legislative hopefuls

Michael Johnston's win in the SD 33 vacancy committee election Monday night is just one of a handful of district party gatherings expected within the next few weeks to choose successors for state lawmakers departing for greener pastures. ...

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May 12, 2009 Blog, Politics
Vacancy group picks Obama education advisor Johnston to replace Groff

Vacancy group picks Obama education advisor Johnston to replace Groff

High school principal Michael Johnston, who advised Barack Obama on education policy during his presidential campaign last year, won election at a vacancy committee meeting Monday night in northeast Denver to take the place of Democratic Senate President Peter Groff...

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May 12, 2009 Blog, Politics
Obama education advisor Johnston joins race for Groff’s Senate seat

Obama education advisor Johnston joins race for Groff’s Senate seat

Should Michael Johnston, a white, Harvard- and Yale-educated school principal who grew up in the ski town of Vail, really have a shot at being appointed to the state Senate in one of the most ethnically diverse districts in Colorado?...

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April 22, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics, Top Stories
LIVEBLOG: HD 3 vacancy committee meets to elect successor to McGihon

LIVEBLOG: HD 3 vacancy committee meets to elect successor to McGihon

UPDATE: Daniel Kagan will replace retiring state Rep. Anne McGihon representing House District 3, a vacancy committee decided Thursday night. As Denver came to a near-standstill because of a freak spring blizzard, state House District 3 vacancy committee chair Paula...

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March 26, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

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Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]

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