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Denver Democrat Bernard Douthit joins the state treasurer’s race

Bernard Douthit

The state treasurer’s race has a new contender, Democrat Bernard Douthit. He cited his background in business and his education in finance, accounting and economics as reasons to choose him from an ever-crowding field in next year’s election. “You wouldn’t hire a plumber to fix your teeth, and you shouldn’t hire a career politician to […]

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Colorado GOP state treasurer candidate Brita Horn swings at critics, says tax distribution blunder won’t derail campaign

Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn, a candidate for the Republican nomination for state treasurer, poses in front of the state treasurer's office at the Colorado Capitol in this undated photograph provided by her campaign. (Photo courtesy Horn campaign)

Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn, a Republican candidate for state treasurer, fired back Wednesday at county commissioners questioning the way she’s handled a mistake that left local taxing entities short nearly $6 million for months. Horn also denied the incident might damage her statewide campaign, telling Colorado Politics the imbroglio demonstrates she has the skills […]

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Routt treasurer — seeking state post — faces questions over snafu by her office

Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn, a candidate for the Republican nomination for state treasurer, poses in front of the state treasurer's office at the Colorado Capitol in this undated photograph provided by her campaign. (Photo courtesy Horn campaign)

Schools, libraries and other public services in Routt County were shorted millions of dollars in tax revenue for months due to an error by the county treasurer’s office, and questions about the snafu are now dogging county Treasurer Brita Horn — who is campaigning for state treasurer. Steamboat Today reported on Tuesday that Horn acknowledged […]

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Larimer County lawmaker Kevin Lundberg becomes fourth Republican in race for Colorado state treasurer

State Sen. Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, talks with audience members after the premiere of "The Last Bill, a Senator's Story" on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Littleton. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

After serving 15 years in the Legislature, state Sen. Kevin Lundberg, a Berthoud Republican, hopes to bring what he’s learned about Colorado government to the office of state treasurer. On Saturday, Lundberg declared he’s running for the open seat in next year’s election, becoming the fourth Republican in a primary race that’s likely to get even […]

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GOP state treasurer candidate Justin Everett bounces back onto campaign trail after bout of dehydration

State Rep. Justin Everett, R-Littleton, recuperates on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree. The Colorado state treasurer candidate underwent some tests after suffering a bout of dehydration on the heels of recent heavy campaigning, he wrote in a Facebook post. (Photo courtesy Justin Everett via Facebook)

It wasn’t how state Rep. Justin Everett, a Littleton Republican and candidate for state treasurer, planned on spending his day, but relentless campaigning — covering some 31 counties in three months without a day off, he says — landed the 45-year-old in the hospital for a spell on Thursday after suffering what turned out to […]

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Nic Morse, former GOP congressional nominee, considering a run for state Senate in Larimer County

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Nic Morse, the Republican who challenged Jared Polis in last year’s 2nd Congressional District, says he’s considering a run for state Senate next year. The Loveland entrepreneur would be a candidate for the Republican District 15 seat being vacated by term-limited Kevin Lundberg of Berthoud. Lundberg is considering a run for state treasurer, a race […]

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Colorado Republican Kevin Lundberg says he’s considering a run for treasurer, not Polis’ seat

State Sen. Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, talks with audience members after the premiere of "The Last Bill, a Senator's Story," a documentary featuring Lundberg produced by former state Sen. Linda Newell, D-Littleton, on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Littleton. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

There’s been plenty of buzz about potential candidates of both persuasions for the open seat in the 2nd Congressional District next year now that five-term incumbent Democrat Jared Polis is running for governor. But state Sen. Kevin Lundberg, the Berthoud Republican who ran against Polis in 2012, wants to make it clear he isn’t one […]

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Take 2 on B.J. Nikkel and whether she wants in on the CD 2 race …

…Courtesy of Colorado Peak Politics. The other day we cited Colorado Pols’ insights on which Republicans might want to vie for one of the longer shots in state politics — representing the GOP in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Jared Polis in the decidedly Democratic 2nd Congressional District. Citing “speculation,” Pols named state Sen. […]

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