campaign finance

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Cory Gardner works to improve his image with first TV ad as Democratic rivals draw sharp differences in forum

The Republican senator’s first campaign ad of the 2020 cycle begins airing on television Friday. Democratic primary rivals John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff faced off Thursday night at a streamed forum.

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Dark money group drops $500,000 to help put a paid family leave initiative on November ballot

The latest state-level campaign finance reports show Democratic candidates and super PACs lead GOP rivals in legislative contests

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Hickenlooper raises big bucks despite pandemic, but Gardner still boasts most money in U.S. Senate race

The latest campaign filings for Colorado contests also show a tight Democratic battle in the 3rd Congressional District

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Colorado election officials take aggressive new approach to policing campaign violations

For the first time, a legal team in Secretary of State’s Office is filing complaints, which is generating questions from critics

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Ahead of Super Tuesday, TV ad spending tops $9.4 million in Colorado thanks to one big spender

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg accounts for 78% of the TV ads in Colorado, but other candidates made last-minute buys

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Colorado donors have shelled out millions to presidential candidates. Here’s who they’ve supported most.

Bernie Sanders is in the lead, having raised more than $2.7 million from Coloradans. Denver is the state’s biggest campaign cash cow, providing some $2 million to candidates from over 23,000 donors.

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Here are the standout numbers from Colorado’s latest campaign cash reports

Republican Cory Gardner has the most cash on hand and his Democratic challengers, including John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff, will have to use at least part of their war chests on the crowded primary

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Colorado is weighing whether to cap school board campaign donations

The legislation would limit individual donors to $2,500 per election cycle and small donor committees, such as that used by the Denver teachers union, to $25,000