Williams, a former state lawmaker, has offered his opponents in the party chair race, including indicted former Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, official roles in the Colorado Republican Party
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Ballots are being mailed out to Denver voters. Here’s what to know about the mayor’s race.
There are 17 candidates running in the April 4 election to lead the Mile High City. The race will likely move to a runoff between the top two vote-getters in June.
Denver’s Fair Elections Fund isn’t keeping big money out of the city’s mayoral contest
City Council candidates are taking greater advantage of the taxpayer-funded matching money by raising more small-dollar donations
Dave Williams elected to lead battered Colorado GOP for next two years
Williams succeeds Kristi Burton Brown, who was state party chair for two years and oversaw a disastrous 2022 election cycle for the GOP
Denver mayoral candidates raised $5.3 million through February. Five candidates got 73% of that cash.
Kelly Brough leads the pack in fundraising, while Rep. Leslie Herod leads in spending. Outside political groups, meanwhile, have crossed the $1 million spending threshold.
“Welcome to Denver”: Meet the 17 mayoral candidates through their airport train greeting
We asked each candidate to record their own 15-second airport train greeting. Here’s what they submitted.
Colorado businesses, organizations and government entities spent nearly $56 million on federal lobbying in 2022
Spending increased 54% from 2018 to 2022 as Congress spent trillions of dollars responding to COVID-19
How much money are candidates for Colorado GOP and Democratic Party chair raising and spending? We’ll never know.
There’s no state law or party bylaw that requires candidates for state party chair to report their fundraising and spending
Kent Thiry’s next political focus: Big changes to Colorado’s primary election process
The deep-pocketed former DaVita CEO has already spent millions on democracy-related initiatives in Colorado in recent years
Colorado Democratic Party, GOP prepare for intraparty reorganizations that will have big influence over their future
Both parties will have new chairs, and how leadership elections go on the county and congressional and legislative district levels will play a big role