U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert didn’t reveal her husband’s consulting income on her annual personal financial disclosure report this year, listing his earnings as “N/A” — as in not applicable — on the document filed Saturday. Boebert faced intense criticism last year after she filed a disclosure statement showing Jayson Boebert, through Boebert Consulting LLC, made […]
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Coloradans are contributing lots of money to Liz Cheney in the Republican U.S. House primary in Wyoming
Colorado money is flowing into the closely watched Republican U.S. House primary next week in Wyoming between U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney and her Trump-backed challenger, Harriet Hageman. And some of the GOP’s most prominent donors are split in their support, mirroring the party’s Colorado split between those aligned with former President Donald Trump and those […]
Poll indicates it’s very tight race between Barbara Kirkmeyer, Yadira Caraveo in Colorado’s 8th Congressional District
The race to represent Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District may be as competitive as it was promised to be. A poll conducted from July 26-Aug. 2 on behalf of Democratic state Rep. Yadira Caraveo’s campaign showed her trailing her Republican opponent, state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer, by 2 percentage points. That’s within the survey’s 4.4 percentage […]
Barbara Kirkmeyer once pushed part of Colorado to pursue breaking off to form a new state. She has no regrets.
Nearly a decade ago, when she was still a Weld County commissioner, Republican state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer was an outspoken leader in the attempt by 11 northern Colorado counties to pursue secession and form a 51st state. The proposal was fueled by rural Colorado’s frustration about how Denver-centric environmental and economic policies were thrust on […]
The recount results are in: Tina Peters remains a loser in Colorado secretary of state’s race
Indicted Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters remains a loser in the Republican primary for Colorado secretary of state. The results of a statewide recount of the more than 623,000 votes cast in the contest last month showed Peters still losing by about 90,000 votes or 14 percentage points to former Jefferson County Clerk Pam Anderson. […]
Jared Polis’ name isn’t on TABOR refund checks heading to Coloradans. But it will be on a letter accompanying them.
A letter from Gov. Jared Polis will accompany Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights refund checks that are starting to be sent to Coloradans this week in the latest Democratic move around the money that’s sure to stoke more Republican allegations of political opportunism heading into the November election. In the letter, Polis writes “it is a […]
Misinformation spreads about election recount in El Paso County
By Josh Kelety, The Associated Press CLAIM: Dominion voting machines in El Paso County failed an accuracy test during preparations for a recount following the June 2022 primary election. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS’S ASSESSMENT: False. A test of the county’s equipment, required by law before a recount, found no issues, county officials and Dominion Voting Systems […]
Failed Republican candidates see fundraising spikes fueled by recounts, cash in other Colorado races tightens
Indicted Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters raised $519,000 for her unsuccessful campaign for secretary of state between June 23 and July 27, enabling the Republican to cover travel expenses to Las Vegas and pay cost of a recount in the primary contest she lost by nearly 90,000 votes. The vast majority of the cash, or […]
Recall of state Sen. Kevin Priola, who recently became a Democrat, would happen in his new GOP-leaning district
The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office estimates the special recall election, which would give Republicans a solid chance of taking back control of the seat, would cost $200,000
Why a Maryland congressman has spent $1 million on a Colorado liquor license ballot initiative
A Democratic congressman from Maryland and his brother, who together own the national Total Wine & More chain, have spent $2 million supporting a potential 2022 Colorado ballot initiative that would loosen the state’s liquor licensing laws and eventually let them open an unlimited number of Colorado stores. U.S. Rep. David Trone and his brother, […]