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Will a #MeToo wave help elect a woman as Colorado governor?
By: David O. Williams - 0 2 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...

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Mitt Romney forced into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat as he looks to restart his career
By: - 0 19 hr ago

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Mitt Romney was forced Saturday into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his...

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Colorado's governor race: Robinson fails to qualify; Mitchell makes ballot
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Robinson, a nephew of Mitt Romney, didn't submit enough valid petition signatures to make the June...

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Is Rep. Doug Lamborn's re-election bid in trouble? Colorado Supreme Court will review ballot challenge
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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. 

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Federal judge blocks part of 'Raise the Bar' measure on Colorado Constitution changes
By: Mark Harden - 0 Tue, Mar 27, 2018

DENVER - A federal judge on Tuesday blocked parts of a 2016 voter-approved measure that makes it more difficult to amend the Colorado...

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Political force or fad? Young voters clout uncertain
By: - 0 Mon, Mar 26, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — They have walked out, marched and demanded action across America to stop gun violence. But it's far from certain that the young...

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El Paso County Republican assembly sets June primary races
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sun, Mar 25, 2018

El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder's made it onto the June 26 Republican primary ballot along with challenger Mike Angley at Saturday's Republican...

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El Paso County commissioner candidate fails to make GOP primary ballot
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Fri, Mar 23, 2018

The race for District 1 El Paso County commissioner has lost a candidate.

Chris Whitney, the state's brand commissioner, suspended his...

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Colorado Springs businessman Barry Farah launches 11th-hour bid for Colorado governor
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Colorado Springs businessman Barry Farah is jumping in the crowded Republican primary for governor Wednesday, barely three weeks before the GOP state...

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Colorado Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne submits gubernatorial petitions, Noel Ginsburg drops out
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Colorado's Democratic gubernatorial primary ballot got a step closer to crowded Monday as Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne turned in nominating petitions to the...

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Sen. Jeff Flake eyes 2020 primary challenge to oppose Trump
By: - 0 Fri, Mar 16, 2018

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Jeff Flake has a direct message for the Republicans of New Hampshire: Someone needs to stop Donald Trump. And Flake, a Republican...

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Democrats seek balance between base's demands, election wins
By: - 0 Fri, Mar 16, 2018

ATLANTA — Pennsylvania's Conor Lamb and Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, the new miracle men of the Democratic Party, offer a clear model for how to run in...