Colorado politics

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado governor vetoes bill that sought to reduce prescription opioid abuse

Gov. Jared Polis wrote in a letter that he vetoed House Bill 1085 because of the impact it would have on health insurance premiums

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

The Colorado attorney general’s review of Elijah McClain’s death is unprecedented. Here’s how it may go.

Experts say this appears to be the first time a Colorado governor has asked the attorney general’s office to serve as a special prosecutor on a case already decided on by a district attorney

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Lisa Escárcega wins primary for Colorado State Board of Education seat

As of midnight Tuesday, Escárcega had 72% of the vote to Donna Morganstern’s 28%.

Littwin: In the end, Democratic voters accept the fact that Hick is Hick and somehow that is enough

And now comes the battle of unbeaten heavyweights — Hick, with Biden in his corner, and Gardner, with Trump in his.

Opinion
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Right-wing firebrand Lauren Boebert beats Trump-backed, 5-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton

On the Democratic side, former state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush overcame first-time candidate James Iacino

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Coronavirus’ latest victim: Colorado’s election night watch parties

The Democrats running in the U.S. Senate primary will gather with supporters virtually. Political strategists say they’ll be glued to their computers at home -- still dressed up and still having a drink or two.

Littwin: Poll showing Hick beating Romanoff is not the one Gardner should be worried about

Here’s the scary news for Gardner: In a new poll of swing-state Senate races, Democrats are leading in each one.

Opinion

Jim Morrissey: This could get hare-y

Opinion
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Want to understand the state of U.S. politics? Look no further than Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District primaries

The Democratic and Republican contests mirror the parties’ national split, and the outcome could provide more insight into the politics of Pueblo and the Western Slope