Campaign signs for Pueblo mayor candidates Steve Nawrocki, left, and Nick Gradisar. The two men are running to be the city's first mayor in more than 60 years. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Pueblo will elect its first mayor in decades today. Here’s why the city hopes the move will be a watershed moment.

Nick Gradisar and Steve Nawrocki, both longtime fixtures in Pueblo politics, are running to be the city’s first mayor in roughly six decades

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Nicolais: Hell might be freezing over, but it’s time to address campaign finance laws

Decades of campaign finance laws to get money out of politics have only made our system demonstrably worse – so maybe it's time to try something different