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Colorado moves presidential primaries to Super Tuesday
Colorado moves presidential primaries to Super Tuesday

April 30, 2019

DENVER — Colorado is moving up its 2020 presidential primaries from June to Super Tuesday in March, hoping to lure major party contenders to the purple state. Gov. Jared Polis made the announcement Tuesday, adding...


Jared Polis sworn in as Colorado governor
Jared Polis sworn in as Colorado governor

January 8, 2019

DENVER — Colorado took a formal step to the left Tuesday with the inauguration of Democrat Jared Polis, the nation’s first openly gay governor whose overwhelming election victory and party’s consolidation of legislative control promise...


A one-on-one with Governor-elect Jared Polis
A one-on-one with Governor-elect Jared Polis

November 13, 2018

Governor-elect Jared Polis took some time this week to answer a few questions from the Glenwood Springs Post Independent about some regional issues, as he looks ahead to being the voice for Colorado, including the...


Trump has no sympathy for Colorado GOP candidate Mike Coffman
Trump has no sympathy for Colorado GOP candidate Mike Coffman

November 7, 2018

DENVER — Five-term Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman blamed his defeat in Colorado on resentment toward President Donald Trump — but Trump is offering no sympathy and accepting no responsibility. “Too bad, Mike,” Trump said...




Colorado State Races: Griswold wins Secretary of State race

November 6, 2018

Republican Secretary of State Wayne Williams lost his bid for a second four-year term to Democratic challenger Jena Griswold on Tuesday. Williams had 47.4 percent and Griswold had 50.3 percent at 9:38 p.m. Tuesday, with...






Races for governor, US House top Colorado ballot
Races for governor, US House top Colorado ballot

November 6, 2018

DENVER — The Colorado governor’s race between Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis and Republican treasurer Walker Stapleton tops a Tuesday ballot whose results could change the GOP-leaning makeup of the state’s U.S. House delegation. Colorado...



Colorado to decide gubernatorial, House races
Colorado to decide gubernatorial, House races

November 5, 2018

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s Election Day ticket includes votes for governor, seven U.S. House races and 13 statewide ballot questions. There also are races for attorney general, treasurer, secretary of state and 82 legislative seats....





Colorado has nearly 40 ballot questions to support education

October 27, 2018

DENVER (AP) — Dozens of Colorado school districts are asking voters next month for more funding for education through bond issues, mill levy overrides or renewal of a city sales tax. The Colorado Sun reports nearly 40...


AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans see a sharply divided nation
AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans see a sharply divided nation

October 27, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — With just two weeks to go until the critical midterm elections, an overwhelming majority of Americans say the United States is greatly divided, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs...


Republican committee cuts spending for Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman
Republican committee cuts spending for Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman

October 27, 2018

DENVER (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman has lost the financial support of the National Republican Congressional Committee in his race against Democrat Jason Crow. The Colorado Sun reported Friday that the committee confirmed it is...