Rancher Steve Wells is hoping to defeat Democrats in November by spending a portion of the fortune grown from allowing oil and gas drilling on his 40,000-acre spread in Weld County.
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Residency of Democratic state Senate candidate running in consequential Colorado district is challenged in court
State Rep. Kyle Mullica is the third sitting state senator or Senate candidate whose residency has been questioned in recent months
Coloradans can expect political ads to interrupt their TV viewing — and streaming — for the next two months
Nearly 40% of the general election TV ad spending that’s been spent this year is in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District, a contest that could decide which party controls the U.S. House. Millions are also being spent in the governor’s contest
Lindsey Graham unveils effort to ban abortions in U.S. after 15 weeks; Colorado Senate candidates oppose
The South Carolina Republican said that rather than shying away from the Supreme Court’s ruling this summer overturning Roe v. Wade’s nearly 50-year right to abortion access, Republicans are preparing to fight to make a nationwide abortion ban federal law.
Chuck Schumer sets aside $15M for 2022 elections, including $500K in Colorado
Schumer, who is expected to return as majority leader if Democrats keep the Senate, is shoveling the funds to his candidates in a vote of confidence in them as the split 50-50 chamber hangs in the balance this fall
Colorado Democrats file lawsuit to stop recall of state Sen. Kevin Priola
State elections officials ruled the recall should happen in Senate District 13, which will be Priola’s new conservative district starting in January, as opposed to the district he currently represents, tossup Senate District 25. The Colorado Democratic Party disagrees with that finding.
Millions pour into Colorado’s 2022 booze ballot measure battle
Wine in Grocery Stores raised most of the cash, at roughly $7.5 million
Group trying to recall state Sen. Kevin Priola after he became a Democrat can begin collecting signatures
The recall organizers have 60 days — or until Nov. 8, which is Election Day — to collect about 18,000 signatures from voters in state Sen. Kevin Priola’s Senate District 13 to force a special recall election
A Republican rancher and oil and gas booster is spending millions to match Jared Polis’ political spending
Steve Wells is keeping GOP challenger Heidi Ganahl in the political spending game with more than $6 million donated so far
Judge throws out indicted Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters’ recount challenge
Peters filed a lawsuit objecting to the methods used to recount ballots on Aug. 3 but did not ask for the recount to be stopped until the following day, after the recount was completed