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Election Coverage

Election Coverage
Colorado governor's race: Candidates continue to set money records
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Yesterday

As Colorado's Republican and Democratic primaries for governor hit the final stretch, campaign finance reports filed May 7 detail a big-ticket race...

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Democratic, Republican gubernatorial hopefuls square off at Colorado Springs debate
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

The four Republicans and four Democrats running for governor of Colorado squared off during a pair of debates Saturday in Colorado Springs,...

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Questions for Colorado's next governor
By: - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

The 2018 Colorado governor's race thus far has been a sleepy affair. The eight candidates, for each party's nomination, have mainly made news as they...

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Lawmakers kick off Colorado anti-gerrymandering campaign, with governor on board
By: Joey Bunch - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Senate President Kevin Grantham, a Republican, and House Speaker Crisanta Duran, a Democrat, signed resolutions Wednesday to ask voters to put more...

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Residency questions hit candidate for Colorado education board
By: - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Debora Scheffel, who has been trying for three years to get elected to a board of education, is now facing questions about whether she lives in the...

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Is another Democratic National Convention coming to Denver soon?
By: Mark Harden - 0 Fri, May 11, 2018

All rested up from that little 2008 party the Democrats threw in Denver 10 years ago?

Good. It could happen again.

Denver is among...

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How Colorado became the safest state to cast a vote
By: - 0 Thu, May 10, 2018

As local officials across the country scramble to hack-proof their voting systems ahead of the midterm elections, there's one state that is paving...

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El Paso County officials ask: Please pick a party primary online by Monday
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

El Paso County's 140,000 or so unaffiliated voters are being asked to express their preference online by Monday on which June 26 primary they want to...

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Colorado governor's race: Who has raised and spent the most so far?
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

As Colorado's Republican and Democratic primaries for governor hit the final stretch, campaign finance reports filed Monday detail a big-ticket race...

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Colorado Dems field candidates in every state legislative race for 1st time in years
By: Marianne Goodland - 0 Mon, May 7, 2018

If a "blue wave" comes crashing ashore in Colorado, Democrats want to make sure their candidates don't miss out on a single legislative race.

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Last-ditch appeal to keep U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn off GOP primary ballot fails
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Thu, May 3, 2018

U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn remained on the Republican primary ballot after a last-ditch effort to remove him failed Wednesday in federal court.

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Federal judge orders U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn onto Republican primary ballot
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, May 2, 2018

U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn's name must be added to the Republican June primary ballot, and Secretary of State Wayne Williams can't enforce a state law...

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'It's in the judge's hands': Ruling on Rep. Doug Lamborn's political fate expected soon
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Tue, May 1, 2018

A federal judge said Monday he will rule soon on U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn's lawsuit to get his name on the Republican primary ballot.

U.S....

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Judge denies Owen Hill's bid to intervene in Doug Lamborn's lawsuit over ouster from GOP primary
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Mon, Apr 30, 2018

A federal judge ruled over the weekend that state Sen. Owen Hill and a group of fellow Republicans won't be allowed to intervene in a lawsuit filed...

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Owen Hill wants to intervene in federal lawsuit that could keep Doug Lamborn off ballot
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Owen Hill, a Republican challenging U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, wants to oppose Lamborn in federal court in a case that could keep the six-term incumbent...

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Lamborn files federal lawsuit to secure spot on GOP primary ballot
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Thu, Apr 26, 2018

U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn filed a lawsuit in federal court late Wednesday asking a judge to overturn a Colorado law that could keep the Republican off...

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Explainer: Colorado Supreme Court ruling throws Doug Lamborn off the ballot
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, Apr 25, 2018

When the Colorado Supreme Court ordered state officials Monday to leave U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn's name off the Republican primary ballot, jaws dropped...

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Six-term GOP Congressman Doug Lamborn should be kept off ballot, Colorado Supreme Court rules
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Tue, Apr 24, 2018

In a stunning decision, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn didn't gather enough valid petition signatures...

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Tiebreaker decides open Woodland Park City Council seat
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 2018

A tied race for an open Woodland Park City Council seat was decided Wednesday with a drawing of lots.

Councilman Noel Sawyer won the drawing...

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Woodland Park City Council race ends in tie, recount scheduled
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 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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Will a #MeToo wave help elect a woman as Colorado governor?
By: David O. Williams - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 2018

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 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

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 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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