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Self-funded GOP gubernatorial candidate Mitchell receives donations
Self-funded GOP gubernatorial candidate Mitchell receives donations

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Mitchell, who launched his candidacy by writing his campaign a check for $3 million in February, plans to...

Lamborn too busy to fret 'ambitions of local politicians'
Lamborn too busy to fret 'ambitions of local politicians'

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Thu, Jul 13, 2017

Darryl who? U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn didn't have time until late Wednesday to comment on news he'll be facing a second challenger in next year's...

Democrat Griswold announces run for Colorado secretary of state
Democrat Griswold announces run for Colorado secretary of state

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, Jul 12, 2017

Declaring she will "stand up against the Trump Administration, and protect Coloradans' right to vote," Democrat Jena Griswold on Wednesday launched her...

Perlmutter to drop from gubernatorial race, won't seek re-election to Congress
Perlmutter to drop from gubernatorial race, won't seek re-election to Congress

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Tue, Jul 11, 2017

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter is expected to drop his bid for governor and will not run for re-election to Congress, Colorado Politics has learned. The...

Republican Owen Hill shatters fundraising record in primary race against U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn
Republican Owen Hill shatters fundraising record in primary race against U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Thu, Jul 6, 2017

State Sen. Owen Hill, a Colorado Springs Republican, plans to report he's raised $225,000 for his primary challenge against U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, a...

Colorado Democratic AG candidate notches record fundraising quarter
Colorado Democratic AG candidate notches record fundraising quarter

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, Jul 5, 2017

Democratic attorney general candidate Phil Weiser raised roughly $355,000 in the fundraising quarter that closed last week, his campaign announced...

Possible effects of gerrymandering seen in uncontested races
Possible effects of gerrymandering seen in uncontested races

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 25, 2017

When voters cast ballots for state representatives last fall, millions of Americans essentially had no choice: In 42 percent of all such elections,...

State Sen. Donovan kills buzz that she'll run for Congress
State Sen. Donovan kills buzz that she'll run for Congress

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

State Sen. Kerry Donovan took a break from working with a chainsaw on her family ranch Friday morning to take a phone call. Congress needs a rural...