Democrat Johnston makes it official, enters governor’s race

Author: Peter Marcus - January 17, 2017 - Updated: January 17, 2017

Former state Sen. Mike Johnston on Tuesday launched his campaign for governor, hoping to bridge divides left from the recent polarizing election. The Democrat announced his 2018 gubernatorial plans at an event surrounded by about 100 friends, family and supporters at a community center in Northeast Denver, where Johnston served the predominantly black community since […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.