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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

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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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ASSEMBLY NEWS UPDATES

> Stapleton, Lopez win spots in GOP gov primary

> Kennedy wins top line, Polis will join Dems’ gubernatorial primary ballot

> Dems gather in Broomfield for Colo. state assembly

> EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne as Dems’ state assembly begins

> Colo. Democrats reject education-reform group at state assembly

PREVIEWS

> Battle for the Ballot: Republican spots up for grabs in Boulder

> Battle for the Ballot: Democrats face plenty of choices at Broomfield assembly

> Colorado governor hopefuls court support at state assemblies

EARLIER THIS WEEK

> House GOP leadership, Ken Buck back Walker Stapleton on eve of state assembly

> Democrat Diana DeGette faces primary challenge from Saira Rao

> 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

> Amy Padden releases first TV ad for her AG’s campaign

> Updated: Moms Demand Action backs Karen McCormick in Colorado’s 4th CD race

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

> Milo Schwab makes the ballot in Denver race to succeed Guzman in state Senate

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

> Fox News earns a hat tip — from Colorado Democrats

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.