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Will a #MeToo wave help elect a woman as Colorado governor?
Will a #MeToo wave help elect a woman as Colorado governor?

By: David O. Williams - 0 14 hr ago

Cary Kennedy sees two waves potentially carrying her into the governor's mansion in November: Not only a blue wave of support for Democrats, but also...

Is Rep. Doug Lamborn's re-election bid in trouble? Colorado Supreme Court will review ballot challenge
Is Rep. Doug Lamborn's re-election bid in trouble? Colorado Supreme Court will review ballot challenge

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Yesterday

The Colorado Supreme Court will decide whether U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn stays on the primary ballot, or if a legal challenge over petition signatures...

Much Trump talk at Colorado’s whittling of governor hopefuls
Much Trump talk at Colorado’s whittling of governor hopefuls

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

BROOMFIELD — A former mayor delivered a rousing speech praising President Donald Trump and helped hand a stunning defeat to Colorado’s moderate...

Stapleton, Lopez win spots in GOP gubernatorial primary
Stapleton, Lopez win spots in GOP gubernatorial primary

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

BOULDER — State Treasurer Walker Stapleton and businessman Greg Lopez, a former mayor of Parker, won spots in Colorado’s Republican gubernatorial...

Kennedy wins top line, Polis will join Dems’ gubernatorial primary ballot
Kennedy wins top line, Polis will join Dems’ gubernatorial primary ballot

By: Marianne Goodland - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

The Colorado Democratic Party’s state assembly has given former state treasurer Cary Kennedy the top line on the June 26 primary ballot. Kennedy, of...

Battle for the Ballot: Republican spots up for grabs in Boulder
Battle for the Ballot: Republican spots up for grabs in Boulder

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

Colorado Republicans are set to designate candidates to the statewide primary ballot at the GOP’s state assembly April 14 in Boulder, and party...

EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne as Dems’ state assembly begins
EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne as Dems’ state assembly begins

By: Marianne Goodland - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

Colorado Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne showed up outside the 1stBank Center in Broomfield Saturday morning, site of the Democrats’ state assembly, with her mind...

Woodland Park City Council race ends in tie, recount scheduled
Woodland Park City Council race ends in tie, recount scheduled

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Apr 12, 2018

The race for one of three Woodland Park City Council seats up for grabs in last week's municipal election has ended in a tie. Incumbents Noel Sawyer...

Woodland Park mayor wins re-election
Woodland Park mayor wins re-election

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Apr 12, 2018

WOODLAND PARK —Mayor Neil Levy won reelection Tuesday night over City Councilman Val Carr, marking the end of a contentious campaign.  Voters in...

Walker Stapleton dumps petitions, accuses signature-gathering firm of 'misconduct'
Walker Stapleton dumps petitions, accuses signature-gathering firm of 'misconduct'

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Tue, Apr 10, 2018

In a startling turn Tuesday in Colorado's race for governor, Republican candidate Walker Stapleton is withdrawing petitions that won him a spot on the...

Race for Colorado governor 'anyone's ballgame'
Race for Colorado governor 'anyone's ballgame'

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Mon, Apr 9, 2018

For the first time in 20 years, Colorado voters in both parties face contested primaries for an open seat for governor. While front-runners have...

Walker Stapleton qualifies for gubernatorial primary ballot by petition
Walker Stapleton qualifies for gubernatorial primary ballot by petition

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Fri, Apr 6, 2018

State Treasurer Walker Stapleton on Friday became the first Republican gubernatorial candidate to qualify for the June primary ballot after state...

Lawsuit alleging petition fraud seeks to keep Doug Lamborn from primary ballot
Lawsuit alleging petition fraud seeks to keep Doug Lamborn from primary ballot

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Thu, Apr 5, 2018

DENVER - A lawsuit filed Tuesday by five Republican voters is asking a judge to remove U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn from the 5th Congressional District's GOP...

Palmer Lake, Calhan mayors win re-election
Palmer Lake, Calhan mayors win re-election

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Wed, Apr 4, 2018

The mayors of Palmer Lake and Calhan won re-election in Tuesday's municipal elections. In Calhan, Mayor Cameron Chaussee bested David Kline, winning...

Don Wilson appears to win Monument mayoral race
Don Wilson appears to win Monument mayoral race

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Wed, Apr 4, 2018

Monument Town Trustee Don Wilson was elected mayor Tuesday night, besting fellow Trustee Jeffrey Bornstein by more than 300 votes, according to...

Woodland Park, Monument, Palmer Lake and Calhan to choose mayors Tuesday
Woodland Park, Monument, Palmer Lake and Calhan to choose mayors Tuesday

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Tue, Apr 3, 2018

Voters in the Pikes Peak region will choose mayors for four municipalities Tuesday. Elections in Woodland Park, Monument, Palmer Lake and Calhan also...

A blue wave in El Paso County? Democrats have big plans in next election
A blue wave in El Paso County? Democrats have big plans in next election

By: Liz Forster - 0 Mon, Apr 2, 2018

For the first time, according to party officials, Democrats will have a candidate challenging Republicans for every El Paso County office up for...

Challenger running for Calhan mayor known for confrontations, racism
Challenger running for Calhan mayor known for confrontations, racism

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Fri, Mar 30, 2018

The challenger hoping to unseat Calhan's mayor in Tuesday's town election is a local man known for his run-ins with police and racist views, including...

Recreational marijuana ballot proposal unlikely in Colorado Springs this year
Recreational marijuana ballot proposal unlikely in Colorado Springs this year

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Fri, Mar 30, 2018

It's increasingly unlikely that a recreational marijuana referendum will appear on Colorado Springs' November ballot. Advocates for legalizing...

Colorado Springs Republican Doug Lamborn qualifies for primary ballot by petition
Colorado Springs Republican Doug Lamborn qualifies for primary ballot by petition

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Thu, Mar 29, 2018

U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, a Colorado Springs Republican, will be on the GOP's June primary ballot, Secretary of State Wayne Williams' office said...