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Colorado governor’s race

Colorado governor’s race
Colorado governor’s race

Colorado hits a new milestone with unaffiliated voters and busts the myth about its even partisan split

40% of Colorado voters are now unaffiliated, but that doesn’t necessarily mean their votes are toss-ups in the 2020 election

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Recall petitions approved for 2 Democratic state senators as Colorado Republicans’ recall effort kicks into gear

Colorado state Sens. Pete Lee and Brittany Pettersen are now formally being targeted by recall elections

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Jared Polis made a lot of promises in bid for governor. Here’s his progress on the 10 biggest.

The pledges the Democratic candidates made on education, health care, oil and gas and TABOR all rank at the top of his list

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At 100-day mark, Gov. Jared Polis evaluates his campaign promises and toughest moments

Early missteps initially impeded the Democratic governor's ambitious legislative agenda, but now much of it appears poised to pass

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Cynthia Coffman once had a bright political future. Here’s what Colorado’s GOP attorney general has to say as she leaves office.

The Colorado Sun interviewed Cynthia Coffman, who is preparing to leave office, about her future, the state of Republican politics and what went wrong in her gubernatorial bid

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7 Colorado political myths busted in the 2018 election

The big Democratic year defied expectations across the board and put old thinking about Colorado politics to rest, strategists argue

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Here’s how much the oil and gas industry spent on the 2018 election in Colorado

A Democratic group topped the list, but majority of top corporate and nonprofit donors were energy interests

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Super PAC money dominated 2018 election and Democrats controlled the cash race

Outside Republican political groups poured more cash into key Colorado contests but still couldn't land wins in big Democratic year

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Gov. John Hickenlooper presents his last Colorado budget request

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Colorado’s final election 2018 results are even worse for Republicans

Democrat Jared Polis won the governor's race over Republican Walker Stapleton by about 10 points

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It wasn’t just cash: How texting, cannabis voters and tech outreach lifted Jared Polis to victory

The Democrat employed unique strategies to help drive support and beat his Republican rival in Colorado’s governor’s race

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Mapping the 2018 vote: Blue Colorado gets bluer and the divide remains

Democrats won big in the urban Front Range and Colorado ski country but the GOP held its base counties in the governor's race

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It’s been a smooth ride for most Colorado voters, but even minor midterm glitches seem bigger in a volatile political climate

Voter suppression elsewhere casts a long shadow over relatively small problems in the state lauded for its safe voting environment

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It’s Election Day in Colorado. Here’s what you need to know.

Polls close at 7 p.m. Your ballot must be in the hands of your county’s election officials by then.

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GOP turnout in Colorado behind 2014; Democrat, unaffiliated ballot returns are surging

"This will be a dogfight until the very end," Republicans say as GOP early voting figures are below 2014 numbers in all but one of the largest counties in Colorado

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Will the next governor be open and transparent to the public? The record is not promising

Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton made hostile comments toward the news media on the campaign trail and diverge on public accountability

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Abortion is a key issue in Colorado’s 2018 campaigns — but it sounds different this time

The issue of abortion is a defining difference between candidates for governor and down the ballot in the 2018 election

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With Walker Stapleton down in the polls, Trump makes a second foray into Colorado governor’s race — this time attacking Polis

The tweets represent Donald Trump's second round of support for Walker Stapleton

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The millionaires who want to be governor of Colorado: Here’s what we know about their finances. And what we don’t.

Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton adopted Donald Trump's stance by not releasing their taxes amid questions about their personal wealth

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Two new polls show Jared Polis poised for victory in Colorado governor’s race

Republican and Democratic pollsters show the Democrat with the advantage in the closing days of the 2018 election

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