Former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo made it official Tuesday: the Lakewood Republican is endorsing U.S. Senate candidate Erik Aadland, one of eight Republicans running for the Colorado seat held by Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet.
Republican Pam Anderson, a former two-term Jefferson County clerk and recorder, said Saturday she's hoping to deny Democratic Secretary of State Jena Griswold a second term as Colorado's top election official.
Colorado voters won’t be marking their ballots to pick their next U.S. senator for another year, but already the match-up between U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, the Democratic incumbent, and his Republican challenger is beginning to take shape.
The Title Board advanced two ballot initiatives proposing a nearly $30 million reduction in sales tax revenue, over the strenuous objections of proponents about how the ballot titles characterize the effects on state spending.
For nearly 50 years, an iron law has ruled Colorado politics.
Jeff Hays, a former chairman of the Colorado Republican Party, on Wednesday endorsed fellow Air Force Academy graduate Eli Bremer for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet.
U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert, a first-term Republican from Silt, brought in more campaign contributions in the just-ended third quarter than any of Colorado's other congressional candidates.
Republican Heidi Ganahl's gubernatorial campaign is contacting supporters who attended an event that featured Ganahl talking on stage with conservative radio host Dennis Prager, who announced Monday that he tested positive last week for the virus that causes COVID-19 and had been attempting to get infected.
That's because the at-large seat he's been seeking will almost certainly be eliminated and reclassified to represent Colorado's new congressional district after next year's election.
Republican Eli Bremer said Friday that his U.S. Senate campaign raised just over $250,000 in the most recent quarter for his bid to unseat Democrat Michael Bennet in next year's election.
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold plans to report raising more than $345,000 for the just-completed third quarter of 2021, her campaign said Thursday, breaking the Democrat's own record for the most raised in a quarter by any candidate for the office.
Republican congressional candidate Laurel Imer raised nearly $30,000 for the most recent fundraising quarter in her bid to deny Democratic U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter a ninth term, her campaign said Thursday.
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser doesn't yet have a Republican challenger, but the Democrat's re-election campaign has more than $2 million in the bank. That's after hauling in just over $525,000 in the most recent fundraising quarter, according to his campaign manager.
Ganahl, the founder of a national dog day care provider and the only Republican holding statewide office in Colorado, plans to report raising $137,249 from more than 300 donors, a spokeswoman said, adding that she gave her campaign $50,000 on top of that.
Republican Giulianna "Jewels" Gray, a candidate in Colorado's new 8th Congressional District, is formally kicking off her campaign next week with an event in the north metro area featuring a conservative author and the woman who will represent Colorado in the 2022 United States of America Pageant.
Ernest Luning: "Across the decades — but especially lately — it appears that Colorado voters are less inclined to pick their U.S. House members from the traditional fields that yield federal lawmakers."
Construction company executive Joe O'Dea on Thursday became the seventh Republican to jump in next year's primary for the Colorado seat held by Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet.
“The University of Colorado deserves the best,” said Nguyen, the son of Vietnamese refugees and the first member of his family to graduate high school, college and law school.
Colorado’s independent congressional redistricting commissioners will either vote to adopt a redrawn map of the state’s U.S. House districts Tuesday, or else the most recent map drawn by their staff and released last week will be adopted by default.
U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert said Friday that she was filing articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, but the Colorado Republican's announcement was overwhelmed by the online reaction to a misspelled graphic released by her office calling to "IMEACH BIDEN."
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has won endorsements from every Democratic member of the state legislature and nearly every Democrat elected to state executive office, his campaign announced Thursday as the Democrat wrapped up a five-day, statewide tour to launch his re-election bid.
Internal polling released Tuesday by Republican U.S. Senate candidate Eli Bremer's campaign shows President Joe Biden and Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet underwater with Colorado voters.
Colorado Republicans behind a plan to cancel the GOP's primary election next year and instead designate nominees at party assemblies say that allowing unaffiliated voters to help pick their candidates is like letting fans of a rival football team choose the Broncos' starting quarterback.
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser is kicking off his campaign for re-election Saturday with an appearance in Pueblo, followed by a series of events over the next five days that will take the Democrat up and down the Front Range and into the mountains.
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be the draw at a high-dollar fundraiser in Colorado Springs next month for Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn's re-election campaign, according to an invitation obtained by Colorado Politics.
Former state Rep. Joe Salazar, a key Colorado supporter of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential bids, told Colorado Politics on Thursday that he isn't going to seek the Democratic nomination in the state's new congressional district.
Adams County Democrat Yadira Caraveo, the only Democrat so far running in Colorado's new congressional district, added more endorsements Wednesday from fellow state lawmakers, including one who had considered running for the seat.
"I don't take this endorsement lightly, and I am proud to fully support Eli Bremer for my former seat in the U.S. Senate."
Former U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner faced nearly identical criticism two years ago when he hopped a plane for the nation's capital at about the same time then-Vice President Mike Pence was landing in Colorado for a Gardner fundraiser.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday touted technology emerging from a renewable energy lab in a Denver suburb as a central component of his plan to combat climate change while modernizing infrastructure and creating good-paying jobs.
Republican Heidi Ganahl will kick off her Colorado gubernatorial campaign with a seven-day state tour starting Tuesday in Monument, followed by additional stops through the day in major Front Range cities, her campaign said.
President Joe Biden plans to discuss Colorado's renewable energy economy during an afternoon visit to the state Tuesday, sources familiar with the president's plans tell Colorado Politics.
University of Colorado Regent Heidi Ganahl let the cat out of the bag early by filing paperwork Friday afternoon to run for Colorado governor.
Ernest Luning: "During that brief period before harsh reality brought the flights of electoral fantasy down to earth, the pairing loomed as the kind of starkly defined contest that comes along only once."
John Mikos, the chairman of the El Paso County Democratic Party, said he doesn’t get discouraged helming the underdog team in one of the state’s most reliably Republican counties — in part, because the county’s electorate has been shifting toward his party in the last few cycles.
A map configured around rural minority voters could help empower Hispanic and Native American Coloradans.
The executive director of the Colorado Republican Party tells Colorado Politics how the GOP can take back the state.
U.S. Rep. Ken Buck told potential campaign donors he needs their money to stop redistricting, even though there's no way for him to do so.
Ernest Luning: "When it comes to attacks based on ethics complaints, the more spectacular the details, the better."
The bill, approved on a 219-212 vote, would restore the ability of the U.S. Justice Department to prevent changes to voting rules in places with a history of discrimination and allow minority residents to challenge state laws they consider discriminatory — reversing the effects of two recent Supreme Court decisions.
State Rep. Yadira Caraveo, a Thornton Democrat, on Tuesday became the first candidate to announce a run in next year's election for Colorado's eighth U.S. House seat, touting her background as a pediatrician and daughter of immigrants, her Adams County roots and a record passing progressive legislation.
The progressive political action committee Democracy for America has again endorsed U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse, the Lafayette Democrat seeking a third term in Colorado's 2nd Congressional District.
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold on Tuesday appointed Mesa County Treasurer Sheila Reiner, the county's former clerk and recorder, to supervise the county's upcoming November election after determining that Tina Peters, the county's elected clerk, is incapable of overseeing the election.
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold plans to appoint someone to supervise the upcoming November election in Mesa County after determining that Tina Peters, the county's elected clerk and recorder, is incapable of overseeing the election.
The staunch ally of former President Donald Trump was stripped of her House committee assignments earlier this year in an overwhelmingly party-line vote over earlier, incendiary comments on social media, including calling for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's execution.
A spokesman for the joint End Citizens United/Let America Vote organization said Wednesday that it's adding Weiser to its "Democracy Defender" program, with plans to spend $7 million to help elect attorney general and secretary of state candidates in nine states, including Colorado.
Veteran campaign manager and political organizer Logan Davis this year helped found the Political Workers Guild of Colorado, the first union of its kind in the country. Although it began with organizing Democratic legislative aides at the state Capitol, Davis says they're ready to welcome more to the fold — even Republicans.
U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert, the first-term Republican from Silt with a knack for generating controversy, pulled in more campaign cash than any other congressional candidate in the state for the just-ended second quarter, with her leading challenger posting the next-highest total.
Colorado’s independent redistricting commissioners got an earful Tuesday night in Arvada — from the biggest crowd yet at a public input hearing — about the preliminary draft maps unveiled in June.