Governor’s Race 2018

  • The statewide race Colorado Republicans feel most confident about Talk to anyone running for office about why they feel confident they’ll win, and their answer will likely include that they’re a strong candidate facing a vulnerable opponent in a favorable environment. Colorado Republicans feel that way about the state …
  • Could A Republican Win Colorado’s Senate Seat? ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY SCHERER The conventional political narrative around Colorado is that this onetime purple state now leans blue. And there’s plenty of evidence for that: Democratic presidential candidates have won the state in every election since 2008 …
  • The dividing factor TOP LINE Some Republicans in battleground Senate races are looking to cast themselves as the uniting factor in comparison to Democrats, who they claim are using racism as a dividing tactic. These television ads attacking Democrats are appearing in races …
  • Colorado GOP candidates have a wider fundraising gap now than in 2018, reports show Pick a Colorado Democrat seeking a statewide office and chances are they have more money in the bank than the entire Republican field, according to recently filed campaign finance reports. Gov. Jared Polis entered September with more than $3.3 million in …
  • Morning Digest: Democrats beat Sarah Palin to regain Alaska's House seat for first time since 1972 The outcome was in doubt for so long because the state allows all mail ballots postmarked by Election Day to be received for another 15 days. Peltola went into Wednesday with 40% of the vote while two Republicans, Palin and businessman Nick Begich, took …
  • Furse appointed judge for 22nd Judicial District Court Former District Attorney Will Furse has been appointed by Gov. Jared Polis to serve as judge for the 22nd Judicial District Court that serves Montezuma and Dolores counties. × Gov. Polis chooses former DA to replace retiring Judge Doug Walker Former …
  • Here's your guide to the 150th Colorado State Fair The annual Colorado State Fair will bring countless activities, performances, carnival rides and vendors to the state fairgrounds in Pueblo starting Friday, along with hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the state and beyond. “The fair only comes …
  • Record number of women are running for governor and winning their primaries Voters in 36 states will be heading to the polls this November to elect their governors, and in a year where state leaders have been in the spotlight as they  address some of the most pressing issues — COVID-19 and abortion, for instance — a record number …
  • Today in History: August 24, Mount Vesuvius erupts Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2022. There are 129 days left in the… Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2022. There are 129 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 24, A.D. 79 …
  • Local news in brief, Aug. 20 Gov. Polis to visit Aspen, Carbondale on Sunday Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, who is running for re-election, is planning to visit the Roaring Fork Valley on Sunday. His campaign office issued a travel advisory that shows he will meet with Carbondale …
  • POLITICO Playbook: The Mar-a-Lago search: The fallout, the future and the FBI Presented by DRIVING THE DAY GETTING HOT IN THE SUNSHINE STATE — Nearly two weeks after FBI agents descended on Mar-a-Lago to seize boxes of documents, the reverberations from the search are still resounding around the political landscape. A spate of new …
  • The Gubernatorial Races: Look to the West By Kyle Kondik The most question marks about 2022 lie west of the Mississippi; rating changes in MD, NY, OR. KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE — The 5 governorships we see as Toss-ups are all located west of the eastern time zone: Arizona, Kansas, Nevada, Wisconsin, and — now …
  • Carol Walker: Stop the cruel roundups of Colorado’s wild horses The agency entrusted for a half-century to protect our wild equines — the Bureau of Land Management — has completed three large-scale helicopter roundups of Colorado mustangs since last summer, removing 2,000 wild horses from their rangelands and …
  • Opinion: Colorado’s wild horses need protection from the BLM The agency entrusted for a half-century to protect our wild equines — the Bureau of Land Management — has completed three large-scale helicopter roundups of Colorado mustangs since last summer, removing 2,000 wild horses from their rangelands and …
  • State by state: Abortion laws across the U.S. Biden signs executive order on protecting abortion access after Roe v. Wade overturned President Joe Biden gave remarks and signed an executive order aimed at protecting abortion access nationwide on July 8, 2022, two weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court …

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