By November, women could hold mayoral offices in four of Jefferson County’s largest municipalities. They’re a model for all of Colorado.
Evictions both within and beyond the City of Denver could lead to spiking numbers just as a new administration tries to wrap its hands around its biggest challenge
The campaign, which had little enough drama, ended when Kelly Brough — who would have been Denver’s first female mayor — conceded just after 10 p.m.
Johnston will take the reins from Denver Mayor Michael Hancock. He will be inaugurated July 17.
Denver’s runoff mayoral election is today. Check for live updates for the race between Mike Johnston and Kelly Brough.
Columnist Mike Littwin writes that we knew all along that the Denver mayor’s race eventually would turn ugly. But what was behind Kelly Brough’s shots at Leslie Herod?
Johnston is a former state senator who also has a background in philanthropy and education. Brough is the former CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, and before that was chief of staff to then-Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper.
During 2021, I served as COVIDCheck Colorado’s general counsel and saw the inspirational leadership style Johnston would bring to combat Denver’s biggest challenges
In the coming weeks, we will decide what type of city we are to become for the next generation.
City voters have demonstrated they will support the candidate who prioritizes investment in climate action, parks and open spaces, and environmental justice.