After dying with the last election, the Colorado GOP is now just a horror show troupe wandering aimlessly in the political landscape
Dave Williams’ election as Colorado GOP chair has set off some Republican alarm bells. He says people should “relax.”
Williams, a former state lawmaker, has offered his opponents in the party chair race, including indicted former Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, official roles in the Colorado Republican Party
Littwin: Colorado GOP seems to be doing all it can to remain an ever-shrinking minority party
GOP vows futile effort to slow down gun bills, just as it did on abortion. It gets worse. Check out the conspiracy-fueled race for state party chair.
Colorado Democratic Party, GOP prepare for intraparty reorganizations that will have big influence over their future
Both parties will have new chairs, and how leadership elections go on the county and congressional and legislative district levels will play a big role
Jim Morrissey: A few things 2023 may hold in store for Colorado
Cartoonist Jim Morrissey predicts Colorado may see the impact of grocery bag fees, angry body heat at energy bills and even last-ditch political strategy by a beleaguered GOP.
Nicolais: Boot Barn shout-fest is all that is left of the Colorado GOP
Conspiracy-fueled, far-right extremists epitomize a party that has cannibalized its own election cycle after election cycle
Lauren Boebert’s reelection prospects unclear as Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District race remains too close to call
Boebert regained the lead over Democratic challenger Adam Frisch on Thursday. The former Aspen city councilman has defied expectations and remains in the race.
Nicolais: Colorado Sen. Kevin Priola should be a lesson to the Colorado GOP
President Ronald Reagan famously quipped, “I didn’t leave the Democratic Party. The party left me.” More than a half century later, the modern equivalent seems to be, “I didn’t leave the Republican Party. The party went crazy, traded its principles for conspiracies, and began throwing dishware at my head.” At least, that is what it […]
Some Colorado sheriff candidates have an unlikely campaign promise: not enforcing the law
More than a dozen candidates campaigning to be top law enforcement officials in counties across Colorado are running on a unique platform: Not enforcing the law. These candidates fit the profile of a loose movement sometimes referred to as “constitutional sheriffs” whose members promise to act as a bulwark against government overreach and laws passed […]
Nicolais: Colorado’s GOP county assemblies proved the party belongs to the fringe
A few weeks ago I wrote that Republicans attempting to bar unaffiliated voters from participating in their primary elections were not the fringe of the party, but represent a substantial portion — possibly an outright majority — of the current Colorado GOP. As if on cue, county assemblies across the state worked hard to prove […]