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Littwin: With Ed Perlmutter retiring, 2022 has officially arrived. The Colorado GOP is hoping it’s a better year.

Colorado’s Republican Party, still strongly tied to Trump, is at its lowest point in memory. If the GOP can’t take advantage in 2022, it’s hard to see a time when they might.

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Nicolais: How state Sen. Don Coram can beat Rep. Lauren Boebert

The much-liked and respected state senator will need a perfect campaign — and help from outside organizations

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Zornio: Meet Marina Zimmerman, the Republican trying to oust Lauren Boebert

After redistricting heavily favors conservatives, the best chance to remove Boebert might be to replace her with a new and better Republican

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Littwin: No one is surprised a second Boebert video turns up — still bigoted, but with slightly different details

Dems want her punished for her very public Islamophobia, but the only people who can really punish Boebert are those in the Colorado 3rd CD who elected her

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Nicolais: Secretary of State candidate Pam Anderson gives Colorado GOP its best shot at a statewide office

Known for her independent streak, including unwavering defense of Colorado’s election integrity, Anderson is uniquely situated to succeed in 2022

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Ex-Colorado GOP chair disbarred in pro-Trump PAC funds case

Ryan Call admitted to entering the Rebuilding America Now PAC into a secret contract to pay himself $5,000 a month for “political strategy and fundraising support”

Politics and Government

Colorado Republicans decide not to opt out of 2022 primaries

The opt-out effort was defeated by a vote of 241-172, though the Colorado GOP may challenge the state's open primary system in court

Politics and Government

Colorado Republicans who want to nix 2022 primaries say this group is “manipulating” GOP races

Unite America, which calls itself a voice for political moderation, got involved in GOP legislative primaries last year. Some Republicans want to block its influence in the future

Politics and Government

Colorado Republicans aren’t winning many elections these days, so they’re turning to ballot questions instead

Colorado conservatives have seen some success in recent years by bringing and opposing ballot measures, mostly around cutting taxes

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Some Colorado Republicans want to forgo their party’s 2022 primaries. Others think that’s “insane.”

Under the proposal, to be voted on by the Colorado Republican Party’s central committee in September, GOP general election candidates would be picked through the caucus and assembly process

Politics and Government

Nicolais: The Colorado GOP may opt out of open primaries – and into a death spiral

If the party's move sets off enough dominoes, it could help put an end to the corrosive party primary system

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Two southern Colorado Democrats are running to unseat Lauren Boebert. But they may no longer live in her district.

A preliminary congressional map released Wednesday by nonpartisan legislative staff draw Pueblo and the San Luis Valley out of the 3rd Congressional District and into the 4th District.

Politics and Government

Ex-Colorado GOP chair took nearly $280,000 in pro-Trump PAC funds, complaint says

Politics and Government

Nicolais: Why I’m an ex-RINO still caught in No Man’s Land

We're stuck with a political system that does not work for most Coloradans, and there's little hope for centrists and moderates

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Kristi Burton Brown elected as next Colorado GOP chair, vows to bring “a new generation of leadership”

Burton Brown was serving as the vice chair of the state party. She got her start in politics as an anti-abortion advocate.

Politics and Government

4 of the 5 candidates running to lead the Colorado GOP are still casting doubt on the 2020 election results

Unfounded allegations of fraud in last year's presidential election have become a main focus in the battle to replace outgoing Colorado GOP Chair Ken Buck

Politics and Government

Littwin: How is it possible that so many Colorado Republicans say they don’t want the coronavirus vaccine?

It’s stunning, but not surprising, that only 29% of registered state Republicans tell pollsters they want the vaccine. National polling shows 75% of Republicans believe the 2020 election was stolen.

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Littwin: Lauren Boebert is doing all she can, but she just can’t keep up with Marjorie Taylor Greene

Greene’s “Jewish space lasers” has gone viral. Boebert, meanwhile, is in a Twitter war with Parkland’s gun-safety activist David Hogg, whom Greene had already stalked.

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Ken Buck says he will not challenge Michael Bennet in 2022 Senate race

The Windsor Republican announced his decision in a tweet

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Nicolais: Principle and compromise – the time has come for Colorado Republicans

Colorado Republicans in the minority at the legislature could be more than just an opposition. They can chart a path forward.

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