Erik Underwood Archives - Colorado Politics
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Joey BunchJoey BunchJanuary 1, 20186min205
Erik Underwood Party: moderate Democrat Age: 38 Occupation: digital technology entrepreneur Family: Single Political experience: Ran for U.S. Senate in 2016 as a Republican This is a weekly feature to profile the candidates for governor as people, before we dig deeper into their politics as the race heats up.   Erik Underwood is a candidate […]

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Ernest LuningErnest LuningDecember 28, 20174min17641

Tay Anderson, the 19-year-old who lost an election for a Denver Public Schools board seat last month, says in a Facebook video posted Wednesday that he hasn't picked a gubernatorial candidate yet — because none of the Democrats running have enunciated a specific set of progressive positions Anderson says are required to get his endorsement.


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Joey BunchJoey BunchNovember 27, 20174min310
Update: Eric Walker, spokesman for the state Democratic Party, provided Colorado Politics a statement about Underwood’s assertions: “Per our charter, the Colorado Democratic Party is neutral in open-seat Democratic primaries, and we take this requirement extremely seriously.” *********************** Original post: Erik Underwood thinks Colorado Democrats are pushing him out of the governor’s race much same […]

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Joey BunchJoey BunchNovember 4, 20171min367
A handful of left-leaning organizations will quiz a handful of candidates for governor on energy, immigration and elections Nov. 12 at the Auraria Campus in Denver. The forum is from noon to 3 p.m. at the St. Cajetans building at 1200 Ninth St. in Denver. As of Saturday the candidates committed to attend were: unaffiliated […]

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Joey BunchJoey BunchApril 10, 20174min331
Erik Underwood is unique among those who have announced or are expected to announce they’re running for Colorado governor. He’s likely to be the only primary candidate who belonged to a different party last year. Underwood ran for U.S. Senate last year as a Republican but got only six votes in a crowded field at […]

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