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Top spenders on Colorado ballot measures all claimed victory in 2020 election, new reports show

Two nonprofits that don't disclose donors emerged as the top individual contributors at the state level this year, highlighting a loophole in state transparency law

John Hickenlooper spent $41 million to win Colorado’s U.S. Senate race, far surpassing Cory Gardner

In the 3rd Congressional District, Lauren Boebert defeated her Democratic opponent despite being outspent 2 to 1, new records show

Colorado money tracker: A look at the candidates and campaigns spending to influence the 2020 vote

Who's behind that TV ad or mailer? We scoured the records and found the top spenders behind all those political messages

How to tell who’s behind political messages flooding screens in Colorado ahead of the 2020 election

The political ads appearing on TV and social media and arriving in mailboxes are designed to influence voters, but the sender can be difficult to discern

Hickenlooper demolishes fundraising gap with Gardner in final stretch of Colorado’s U.S. Senate race

Colorado’s former governor raised $22.6 million in a three-month span, giving him the edge entering the final month of the campaign

Diane Mitsch Bush outraises GOP rival Lauren Boebert in 3rd District as Democrats pour money into the race

The national parties campaign committees are spending big on TV ads in a district once considered safe for Republicans

Ethics complaints. Big spending. A criminal allegation. This may be the nastiest campaign in Colorado.

Suzanne Staiert’s role in the ethics charges against former Gov. John Hickenlooper puts her legislative campaign in the Democratic crosshairs

A nonprofit tied to Colorado Gov. Jared Polis shifts focus to advocacy and raises ethics concerns

Boldly Forward Colorado can accept unlimited donations from individuals and corporations to help push Democratic governor’s agenda

Out-of-state money fuels U.S. Senate race between Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper

Super PACs and dark money nonprofits have already spent more than $27 million in Colorado's race

Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper have dual personalities when it comes to television ads and campaign emails

The candidates are far more partisan in emails, a Colorado News Collaborative analysis found, which they lean on for fundraising

Big Tech asserts its influence in Colorado, but the U.S. Senate candidates aren’t willing to discuss it

Amid debate in Congress, Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper have said little about whether more regulation is needed for the technology industry

President Donald Trump is raising big money in Colorado, far outpacing Democrat Joe Biden

The divided Democratic presidential primary split major donors and left former Vice President Joe Biden to play catchup in Colorado

Cory Gardner calls for Republican attack ad invoking deadly 2017 Firestone explosion to be taken down

The ad, run by the National Republican Senatorial Committee, attacks former Gov. John Hickenlooper. Erin Martinez, who survived the blast, has called it “horrifying”

Audio: Second-home owners try to rally political power in Gunnison County after ban

Jason Blevins talks with KUNC's Colorado Edition about his latest story

Gunnison County second-home owners, sour from being temporarily banned during coronavirus, gear up for political fight

Outside money in local elections worries Commissioner Jonathan Houck. “This is a litmus test for all resort communities,” he said.

Republicans are using the 2017 Firestone home explosion to attack Hickenlooper. A survivor demands they stop.

Erin Martinez is calling on the National Republican Senatorial Committee to take down their "horrifying" TV ad slamming Colorado’s former governor over his handling of oil and gas policies

Here’s who funded the last-minute, $1.5 million attacks on Andrew Romanoff in Colorado’s U.S. Senate primary

The latest campaign finance filings show John Hickenlooper continued his fundraising juggernaut, but Cory Gardner still has more cash in the bank

Conservative group backing Colorado’s national popular vote measure fueled by out-of-state money, tied to Democrats

The campaign manager for Conservatives for Yes on National Popular, which is running ads in Colorado in support of the controversial law, declined to name a Republican in the state who has endorsed the measure

You’ll be seeing at least $19 million worth of John Hickenlooper and Cory Gardner on TV before Election Day

The two candidates have launched their general election television ad buys, and there’s expected to be plenty more spent in Colorado ahead of the closely watched November contest

Now that Colorado lawmakers have put Gallagher repeal on the ballot, will they actually be able to pass it?

Already trouble signs are emerging signaling that would-be allies lack the enthusiasm needed to sell the 2020 electorate on a difficult ballot question

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