Williams succeeds Kristi Burton Brown, who was state party chair for two years and oversaw a disastrous 2022 election cycle for the GOP
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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 16 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
Nearly 25% of Colorado’s state lawmakers have landed a statehouse seat by vacancy committee
There will be 24 lawmakers this year who secured a statehouse seat through a vacancy appointment, including no fewer than nine legislators who will have been appointed in a 12-month span
An annotated transcript of Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ fifth State of the State address
The Colorado Sun politics team added context, backstory and more to the governor’s State of the State address, the first public address since his inauguration.
Top 10 federal campaign donors from Colorado in 2022
The top donors gave mostly to Republican candidates and causes