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Colo. state party assemblies: Battle for the ballot — Complete CoPo coverage

Author: Mark Harden - April 14, 2018 - Updated: April 18, 2018

Colorado’s two major party state assemblies are Saturday, April 14.

Colorado Republicans and Democrats are gathering Saturday to choose candidates for statewide office to appear on the primary ballot in June — and last-minute drama involving key candidates has made the gatherings even more tense than usual.

Colorado Politics reporters have been covering the lead-up to the party gatherings, and Ernest Luning and Marianne Goodland are on the ground at the assemblies.

Check back through the day for more stories and updates, and follow @colo_politics on Twitter.

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> House District 62 Dems nominate Valdez despite dissension

> Democrat Dave Young pulls in CEA endorsement in state treasurer’s race 

> Diana DeGette lands endorsement from former primary rival David Sedbrook

> Democrats set primary between Jason Crow, Levi Tillemann in battleground 6th District

> Roy Romer endorses Democrat Phil Weiser in attorney general race

> Mike Coffman edges past challenger Jason Crow’s quarterly fundraising in 6th CD

> Tancredo endorses Stapleton in governor’s race

> Lamborn will stay on ballot, judge rules; appeal planned

> Candidate Stapleton dumps petitions, accuses signature-gathering firm of ‘misconduct’

> Democrat Jason Crow hauls in more than $460,000 in 1st-quarter fundraising

> Republican gubernatorial candidate Barry Farah kicks off TV ad campaign ahead of state assembly

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> Donna Lynne releases latest leg of gubernatorial ‘Roadmap’: jobs

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> Former U.S. Attorney Henry Solano endorses Amy Padden for AG

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Mark Harden

Mark Harden

Mark Harden is managing editor of Colorado Politics. He previously was news director at the Denver Business Journal; city editor, online news editor, state editor, national editor and popular music critic at The Denver Post; and an editor and reporter at newspapers in the Seattle area and San Francisco.