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Colorado group backing unaffiliated candidates says it’s recruiting in 8 legislative districts

Author: Ernest Luning - March 2, 2018 - Updated: March 2, 2018

The campaign organization that used to be called the Centrist Project says it's recruiting unaffiliated candidates in eight legislative seats across Colorado — and plans to train potential candidates the same night Republicans and Democrats will be holding precinct caucuses.

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.