Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Mitchell, who launched his candidacy by writing his campaign a check for $3 million in February, plans to report he still has $2.65 million in the bank after raising $13,098 in the most recent fundraising quarter, a campaign aide told Colorado Politics Thursday.
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Dozens of leaders in Colorado’s wildlife conservation and gun-rights communities gathered to launch the Sportsmen and Gun Owners for Brauchler coalition in support of Republican gubernatorial candidate George Brauchler last Saturday in Douglas County.
Republicans who want to take his place after next year’s election pelted Gov. John Hickenlooper with criticism Tuesday when the Democrat declared that Colorado would join the U.S. Climate Alliance, a coalition supporting a global climate agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
A national group that backs Democratic women candidates endorsed state Rep. Brittany Pettersen in Colorado’s 7th Congressional District race on Thursday.
Freshly minted gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis, a Democratic congressman from Boulder, visited an employee-owned grocery store in Colorado Springs on Monday for one of several Front Range stops meant to highlight key campaign themes.
A national Democratic fundraising group that backs women running for office endorsed Colorado gubernatorial candidate Cary Kennedy on Wednesday. “Colorado has a long history of strong women’s leadership, but has never before elected a woman as governor,” said EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock in a statement. “Cary will not only break through that glass ceiling […]
The Lamar Ledger reports that Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman was in town last week to talk to the local authorities and local folks in Prowers County. The question of will she or won’t she was unanswered and it’s not clear whether it was asked. All eyes are on whether Coffman will jump in the […]
Remember that open U.S. attorney slot in Denver that the Trump administration had to fill? Still open. But it looks like the president’s people are getting closer to making a pick. A source who has been involved in the selection process says the White House has narrowed it down to four finalists. All are familiar names in […]
Hear that laughter? It’s the sound of gubernatorial aspirations in pain. Colorado Politics told you last month that Kent Thiry, the CEO of Denver-based DaVita, is thinking about jumping into next year’s governor’s race. Sunday night the HBO comedy news show “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” spent 24 minutes tearing down Thiry’s business model in the for-profit […]
Let Colorado Vote, the group advocating for open primary elections in the state, celebrated legislative leadership on Monday tied to Senate Bill 305 in a way that lawmakers involved with the bill suggested was little tied to experience on the ground at the Capitol. “The thousands of grassroots activists who helped enact the open primary […]