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Who’s running for Colorado governor: 16 candidates and counting

January 30, 2018 Updated: January 30, 2018 at 3:19 pm
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Term-limited Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, front, is congratulated after delivering his final State of the State address to a joint assembly Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in the State Capitol in Denver. Looking on are Secretary of State Wayne Williams, back left, and Secretary Treasurer Walker Stapleton, Hickenlooper encouraged lawmakers to take steps to improve the state's crumbling roadways and to commit to education efforts to prepare the populous for jobs in the ever-changing economy. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

A better question might be: Who isn’t running for governor in Colorado? New York Times columnist Frank Bruni recently dubbed Colorado “the state where everyone wants to be governor,” and he just might be right. Keeping track of the candidates is nearly impossible. (Hint: You don’t have enough fingers to count them all on.) We review the list of hopefuls to replace term-limited Gov. John Hickenlooper.

Republicans

State Treasurer Walker Stapleton
Attorney General Cynthia Coffman
Larimer County Commissioner Lew Gaiter III
Former state Rep. Victor Mitchell
Former investment banker Doug Robinson, nephew of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney
Former Parker Mayor Greg Lopez
Former Denver County Trump campaign co-chair Steve Barlock
Jim Rundberg
Teri Kear

Democrats

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis
Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne
Former state Treasurer Cary Kennedy
Former state Sen. Mike Johnston
Noel Ginsburg
Moses Humes
Erik Underwood

Potential

Former Colorado State University Athletic Director Jack Graham

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