Articles By Sandra Fish

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Mapping the 2018 vote: Blue Colorado gets bluer and the divide remains

Democrats won big in the urban Front Range and Colorado ski country but the GOP held its base counties in the governor's race

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It’s been a smooth ride for most Colorado voters, but even minor midterm glitches seem bigger in a volatile political climate

Voter suppression elsewhere casts a long shadow over relatively small problems in the state lauded for its safe voting environment

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GOP super PACs make big TV buys to influence last-minute voters in Colorado governor’s race

Even after you factor out massive U.S. Senate race spending during the last midterm election, television purchases are $8 million ahead of 2014.

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It’s official: 2018 is the costliest year ever in Colorado politics

A week out from election day, more than $200 million has been spent on Colorado campaigns

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Personal injury attorney Franklin Azar donates $224,000 to PAC that has district court judge Edward Moss’ retention in its sights

Best known for television ads suggesting big settlements, Azar is the sole donor to Great Judges for a Great Colorado, which has spent six digits on ads against Moss

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Spending 5 times higher on state Senate races this year than in 2016

With eight days until ballots are counted, the tally of all general election TV advertising buys hits $52.1 million

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The nastiest Colorado campaign attacks filling your mailbox — and the truth behind them

In the 2018 election, Colorado voters are getting fistfuls of negative campaign mailers for races up and down the ballot

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The top 10 corporate donors in Colorado’s 2018 election — and what they want

Oil and gas companies dominate the corporate spending and they are focused on two major ballot questions involving drilling.

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The top 10 donors in Colorado’s elections — and who they support

Three of the ten are candidates themselves. The rest are big Colorado names you'll likely recognize.