Skip to contents

2022 election

2022 election
2022 election

Republican businessman Timothy Reichert files to run in Colorado’s 7th Congressional District 

The district is currently represented by Democrat Ed Perlmutter. It was redrawn for the 2022 election as part of Colorado’s once-a-decade redistricting process, becoming more competitive and shifting west.

Politics and Government

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring

Breyer, appointed by President Bill Clinton, has been a justice since 1994

Politics and Government

Ethics investigators find “substantial reason” to believe Congressman Doug Lamborn misused official resources

Aides told investigators they were frequently asked to run errands for Lamborn’s wife, Jeanie, and that they were instructed to help Lamborn’s son apply for a federal job

Politics and Government

Colorado’s top election official orders Elbert County clerk to disclose information about alleged election system hard drive copy

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold said that Republican Elbert County Clerk Dallas Schroeder’s actions represent “a potential breach of security protocols”

Politics and Government

Colorado secretary of state files lawsuit to block Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters from overseeing the 2022 election

A judge barred Peters from having an oversight role in the 2021 election after she was accused of facilitating a security breach of county election equipment

Politics and Government

Brittany Pettersen is running for the Colorado congressional seat being vacated by Ed Perlmutter

Pettersen is a Democratic state senator from Lakewood who has spent nearly a decade in the Colorado legislature. “I’m battle tested,” she said. “I have what it takes to win this seat.”

Politics and Government

Ed Perlmutter says he won’t seek reelection, upending Colorado’s 2022 political landscape

The news will reshuffle Colorado's political landscape heading into the 2022 election

Politics and Government

Republican state Sen. Don Coram will run to unseat Lauren Boebert

Coram told a group of constituents in Montrose on Wednesday morning “the papers have been filed” for his congressional bid

Politics and Government

Some failed Colorado congressional candidates still have lots of money in their campaign accounts. Here’s why.

Republican Cory Gardner and Democrat Mike Johnston have more than $1 million left over. They could potentially use it for future campaigns.

Politics and Government

A lot of people want to run for office in Colorado next year. Here’s what it takes to actually get on the ballot.

Candidates may start gathering petition signatures in mid-January. If they go the caucus-and-assembly route, they must start gathering support ahead of March.

Politics and Government

State Rep. Dave Williams launches primary challenge to Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn

Lamborn has represented the Colorado Springs-based 5th Congressional District since 2007 and has fended off a number of primary challengers in recent years.

Politics and Government

A well-known Colorado Republican may run to unseat Lauren Boebert in 2022

State Sen. Don Coram said he is “considering all options” as some in the GOP urge him to run

Politics and Government

Colorado voters will decide whether to further decrease the state income tax rate

The initiative seeks to reduce the income tax rate to 4.4% from 4.55%

Politics and Government

Republican Lang Sias launches bid to unseat Colorado Treasurer Dave Young

Sias is a Navy veteran and former state representative who was Republican gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton’s running mate in 2018

Politics and Government

Republican Barbara Kirkmeyer launches campaign for Colorado’s 8th Congressional District seat

The former Weld County commissioner and current state senator says she plans to unveil a “renew America” plan in the coming months that will be the cornerstone of her bid

Politics and Government

Nicolais: Secretary of State candidate Pam Anderson gives Colorado GOP its best shot at a statewide office

Known for her independent streak, including unwavering defense of Colorado’s election integrity, Anderson is uniquely situated to succeed in 2022

Opinion Columns

Democrat Kerry Donovan ends her campaign to unseat Lauren Boebert after redistricting

The decision comes after Donovan was drawn out of Boebert's 3rd Congressional District during Colorado's once-in-a-decade redistricting process

Politics and Government

How ultrawealthy politicians — including Gov. Jared Polis — avoided paying taxes

IRS records reveal how Gov. Jim Justice, Gov. Jared Polis, former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other wealthy political figures slashed their taxes using strategies unavailable to most of their constituents.

Politics and Government

6 big takeaways from the 2021 election results in Colorado and beyond

There was good news for Republicans and Democrats -- and warning signs for both parties headed into the 2022 election season

Politics and Government

Colorado voters have soured on Democrats heading into 2022 election season, “warning sign” poll indicates

President Joe Biden’s numbers took the biggest hit: Just 45% of voters said they view him favorably compared to 55% in June

Politics and Government
1 of 3