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Former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa retrial decision could carry political implications

In failing to resolve the criminal case against ex-El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, a District Court jury forced a dilemma on a candidate for governor. A veteran political observer says the decision on whether to retry the embattled lawman on four remaining counts could have political costs for Republican gubernatorial candidate George Brauchler, who […]

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Democrat Jena Griswold scolds Secretary of State Wayne Williams for bowing to voter data request

Democrat Jena Griswold is announcing she's running for Colorado secretary of state on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (Photo courtesy Jena Griswold campaign)

Democratic Secretary of State candidate Jena Griswold blasted Republican incumbent Wayne Williams on Friday for agreeing to go along with a White House election commission’s request for voter data even as privacy advocates challenged its legality and thousands of Colorado voters were canceling their registrations. But a spokeswoman for Williams said the secretary has simply […]

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U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman surpasses challenger Jason Crow’s quarterly fundraising in Colorado’s 6th District

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, an Aurora Republican, takes part in a Spanish language debate on Oct. 4, 2016, at Entravision television studios in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, an Aurora Republican, hauled in roughly $364,000 in the most recent fundraising quarter, his campaign said Thursday, outpacing the $300,000 his Democratic challenger Jason Crow plans to report in contributions in the battleground race for Colorado’s 6th Congressional District.

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Democrat Brittany Pettersen raises more than $170,000 in bid to replace Colorado U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter

Rep. Brittany Petterson

Colorado State Rep. Brittany Pettersen, a Democrat hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter in Colorado’s 7th Congressional District, will report raising more than $170,000 in her first fundraising period, Colorado Politics has learned. Pettersen’s campaign said she received more than 1,000 contributions, with individuals contributing an average of less than $150. The total number of […]

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