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Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandApril 20, 20186min154

If the "blue wave" that some predict is coming crashes ashore in Colorado, Democrats want to make sure their candidates don't miss out on a single legislative race. The state Democratic Party announced Friday it has placed candidates in every state House and Senate race. The party hasn't fielded candidates in every race in at least the last four elections and likely going back plenty of years before that.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 13, 20183min878

Democrat Alan Kennedy-Shaffer, one of four primary candidates in Denver's Senate District 34, delivered petitions with 1,400 signatures to the Colorado secretary of state's office on Monday, his campaign said. The attorney and Colorado Army National Guard captain also announced he's been endorsed by Val Flores, who represents the 1st Congressional District on the Colorado State Board of Education.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 11, 20184min760

Larimer County Republican Nic Morse is withdrawing from the race for the Senate District 15 seat held by term-limited state Sen. Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, who is seeking the GOP nomination for state treasurer, Colorado Politics has learned. Morse, a marketing executive and the 2016 Republican nominee for the congressional seat held by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, said his decision was due to poor fundraising and tepid support within the party. His move leaves fast-food restaurant owner Rob Woodward as the only GOP candidate running for the heavily Republican seat.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 6, 20185min237

Palisade Town Trustee Thea Chase announced Monday she's running as an unaffiliated candidate for the House District 54 seat represented by Mesa County Republican Yeulin Willett, who isn't seeking reelection. She'll have the backing of Unite Colorado, formerly known as the Centrist Project, an organization that's working to elect independent lawmakers.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningFebruary 26, 20189min1626

Charging that the Democratic establishment has already picked its nominee, Senate District 32 candidate Peter Smith, who gained national attention when he "glitter-bombed" Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in Denver six years ago, said this week he's left the Democratic Party and plans to run for the seat as an independent.