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Sandra Fish

Special to The Colorado Sun


Colorado Republicans who want to nix 2022 primaries say this group is “manipulating” GOP races

Unite America, which calls itself a voice for political moderation, got involved in GOP legislative primaries last year. Some Republicans want to block its influence in the future

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More big changes in latest Colorado congressional map, which avoids pitting House members against each other

A sweeping, L-shaped district would cover most of the Western Slope and southern Colorado, while ski areas would merge with Boulder and Larimer in the 2nd District

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Democrats poised to keep control of Colorado legislature under latest draft redistricting maps

The maps released Monday are the first plans drawn by nonpartisan redistricting staff based on a decade of demographic changes captured in 2020 census data

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Remapping 2021 | New draft Colorado legislative maps are coming and congressional commissioners struggle to find consensus

A look at the former Western Slope 4th District and a new congressional proposal is set to be released this week

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Colorado redistricting commissioners mull big changes to latest draft of congressional map

People on the Western Slope aren’t happy about being grouped with Boulder, and Fort Collins residents say they don’t belong with the Eastern Plains

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The latest draft of Colorado’s congressional map would create a whole new dynamic in the state

Four public hearings are scheduled this week on a proposal that would be a dramatic change from the current congressional map

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The latest draft of Colorado’s congressional map draws Lauren Boebert and Joe Neguse into the same district

Plus, don’t forget public hearings on the map start Tuesday and run through the end of the week

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Here are the themes from meetings across Colorado on the state’s new congressional, legislative maps

More than 100 hours of testimony, 2,300 online comments to consider as first maps based on 2020 census data are set to be revealed this month

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Mesa County deputy clerk charged with felony after allegedly entering office while suspended

Belinda Knisley allegedly tried to use County Clerk Tina Peters’ credentials to print documents while barred from the office, which is already mired in another controversy

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Remapping 2021 | Big decisions still left on the next round of Colorado’s congressional map

The next staff congressional map could be released as early as Friday, plus, a look back at how the 2nd Congressional District has changed

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Conservative dark-money group battles to keep its donors secret in showdown with Colorado’s secretary of state

The nonprofit Unite for Colorado plans to appeal its $40,000 fine while facing a second complaint for spending on ballot measures

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Remapping 2021 | Redistricting commissions prepare to draw another set of congressional, legislative maps

Plus: The 1st Congressional District has pretty much always been about Denver, and the state Republican and Democratic parties both say they’re not paying anyone to influence the redistricting process

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Lobbying spending at the Colorado Capitol set another record. Here’s how much was spent.

Opposition to public option health care bill drove spending in fiscal year 2021, which ended June 30

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Redistricting commissions diverge on prison gerrymandering, and the 3rd Congressional District revisited

This is the second edition of Remapping Colorado, our free, pop-up newsletter on redistricting.

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Colorado’s population grew at twice the national rate between 2010 and 2020. Here’s where the boom was biggest.

The populations of Broomfield and Weld counties grew by 30%, and Colorado’s Hispanic population followed growth trend across the West

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Colorado’s top election official squarely blames Mesa County clerk for voting equipment passwords breach

As the investigation into Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters’ office ramped up on Tuesday, the Republican official appeared at a “cyber security” conference hosted by the “MyPillow Guy” where he espoused baseless claims about fraud in the 2020 presidential election

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Remapping Colorado: Census data comes a few days early and the week ahead in redistricting

This is the first edition of a free, pop-up newsletter keeping you up-to-date on the 2021 redistricting process


Some Colorado Republicans want to forgo their party’s 2022 primaries. Others think that’s “insane.”

Under the proposal, to be voted on by the Colorado Republican Party’s central committee in September, GOP general election candidates would be picked through the caucus and assembly process

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Despite partisan rhetoric at the Colorado Capitol, just 4.4% of bills this year passed along purely party lines

The analysis, the second such study conducted by The Colorado Sun in three years, once again indicates more bipartisanship in the Colorado General Assembly than might be expected

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Lauren Boebert’s campaign leads the pack as Colorado congressional candidates raised $4.8M last quarter

Boebert, a Garfield County Republican, gathered nearly $1 million in April, May and June. Gov. Jared Polis gave his reelection campaign $250,000.

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