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War of the fliers: Charges of inaccurate campaign literature in Colorado Springs
War of the fliers: Charges of inaccurate campaign literature in Colorado Springs

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 50 min ago

A new campaign door hanger for Lynette Crow-Iverson, District 5 challenger for the City Council, touts an endorsement by the Regional Business...

District attorney won't file charges in Colorado Springs council campaign complaint
District attorney won't file charges in Colorado Springs council campaign complaint

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Tue, Mar 28, 2017

District Attorney Dan May will not charge City Council candidate Lynette Crow-Iverson in a complaint filed Friday by her Colorado Springs election...

Western Colorado Springs voters are turning in their ballots faster than others
Western Colorado Springs voters are turning in their ballots faster than others

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Voters in western Colorado Springs are wasting no time returning their ballots with about a week to go in the municipal election. Districts 1 and 3...

Sharp elbows, dark money: Is this new normal for Colorado Springs city elections?
Sharp elbows, dark money: Is this new normal for Colorado Springs city elections?

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

Dark money, high-dollar campaigns and sharp-elbow politicking are playing an unusually big role in this year's contests for the City Council, longtime...

Committee with unnamed donors has most money on table in Colorado Springs election

By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

A little-known campaign committee that doesn't have to name its donors has raised $90,000 - the most of any campaign group and more than any of the...

Colorado Springs advocacy group protests Gazette opinion pages, charging bias
Colorado Springs advocacy group protests Gazette opinion pages, charging bias

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Some 25 people gathered outside The Gazette on Monday, holding signs reading "stop bias" and largely protesting what they said were unfair editorials...

Voter turnout in Colorado among nation's highest, report says
Voter turnout in Colorado among nation's highest, report says

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Colorado ranked fourth in the nation in voter turnout last November, according to a new report called "America Goes to the Polls" by Nonprofit VOTE, a...

Colorado U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman TV ad wins best of the season, but it's not the one you think
Colorado U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman TV ad wins best of the season, but it's not the one you think

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

It's old news that U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman had one of the most noteworthy political ads of the last campaign season. He was the first Republican...

New campaign finance reports show Skorman and Crow-Iverson leading in cash raised

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Hundreds of contributors pushed City Council candidate Richard Skorman's campaign donations to the top of the heap over the past two weeks in Colorado...

Employment lawyer Hill seeks CU regent board seat from Colorado Springs
Employment lawyer Hill seeks CU regent board seat from Colorado Springs

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Chance Hill brings a heck of a resume to his candidacy for University of Colorado regent from Colorado Springs. An employment lawyer in Colorado...

High winds, thieves wreak havoc on Colorado Springs campaign signs
High winds, thieves wreak havoc on Colorado Springs campaign signs

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Mon, Mar 13, 2017

A few City Council candidates have seen their campaign yard signs blown away, defaced or flat-out stolen, but they all say no election opponent is to...

Latecomer to state GOP chair contest drops out early

By: Dan Njegomir - 0 Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Having just launched his late-in-the-game bid to lead the state Republican Party, longtime Douglas County party activist Mark Baisley already has...

Melanie Bernhardt cites can do attitude in seeking District 6 council seat
Melanie Bernhardt cites can do attitude in seeking District 6 council seat

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Sun, Mar 12, 2017

Melanie Bernhardt wants to represent District 6 on the Colorado Springs City Council "because I'm unhappy with how things are going in general,"...

Backlash at transportation tax proposal spawns a ballot drive of its own
Backlash at transportation tax proposal spawns a ballot drive of its own

By: Dan Njegomir - 0 Sat, Mar 11, 2017

How about a ballot issue to upgrade the state's woefully bottlenecked, backlogged and aging highway network - that doesn't raise taxes? You want it,...

District 6 candidate Joshi:
District 6 candidate Joshi: "Vibrant economy" most important issue

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Janak Joshi, a three-term former state House representative, now wants to represent District 6 on the Colorado Springs City Council. Joshi said he...

Army vet Burns, in seeking District 6 seat, says Colorado Springs is
Army vet Burns, in seeking District 6 seat, says Colorado Springs is "more enlightened"

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Robert Burns is so serious about serving on the Colorado Springs City Council that he has told his boss that he'll quit his job if elected to the...

Incumbent District 6 councilman Pico opposes stormwater ballot Issue 2
Incumbent District 6 councilman Pico opposes stormwater ballot Issue 2

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Fri, Mar 10, 2017

District 6 City Councilman Andres G. Pico is seeking re-election in the April 4 Colorado Springs election, facing three challengers, the most of any...

Veteran party activist Mark Baisley says he's in Colorado GOP chair's race
Veteran party activist Mark Baisley says he's in Colorado GOP chair's race

By: Dan Njegomir - 0 Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Just weeks from the April 1 election for a new state Republican Party chair, GOP activist and former Douglas County Republican chair Mark Baisley...

Chuck Fowler says his experience is better suited to today's Colorado Springs City Council
Chuck Fowler says his experience is better suited to today's Colorado Springs City Council

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Thu, Mar 9, 2017

Chuck Fowler, seeking the District 3 City Council seat, says public-private partnerships could help save Colorado Springs, citing last year's...

Economic opportunity Crow-Iverson's mantra as City Council candidate
Economic opportunity Crow-Iverson's mantra as City Council candidate

By: Matt Steiner - 0 Thu, Mar 9, 2017

Political newcomer Lynette Crow-Iverson says Colorado Springs' economic environment calls for future City Council members to be business savvy....