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Election 2022

Election 2022
Election 2022

These Colorado legislative districts are poised to be the new battlegrounds after redistricting

The fiercest fights for control of the Colorado House and Senate would no longer be mostly contained to the Denver area

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Denver businessman becomes latest Republican to launch a bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet

Joe O’Dea hasn’t run for elected office before, but between his personal fortune and statewide connections he thinks he can win the crowded GOP primary and dislodge the Democratic incumbent

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Controversial Republican state Rep. Ron Hanks files to run for U.S. Senate in 2022

Hanks, who lives in Fremont County, has peddled baseless claims about the 2020 presidential election being fraudulent

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8 takeaways from Colorado’s new congressional map

The proposal still needs to be approved by the Colorado Supreme Court, but we took a look at how it would affect the state’s political makeup

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Here is the new congressional map headed to the Colorado Supreme Court for final approval

The proposal was approved by Colorado's Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission by an 11-1 vote just before midnight after seven rounds of voting

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The latest draft of Colorado’s congressional map could become the final version. Here’s where the districts would be.

A supermajority of commissioners must agree on a final map by Sept. 28, or the draft released Thursday will be one step closer to being final

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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

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Republican Heidi Ganahl files to run for Colorado governor in 2022

The University of Colorado regent, who is the only Republican official who holds statewide office, was expected to formally announce her bid Tuesday

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3 reasons the latest draft of Colorado’s congressional map may spell trouble for Lauren Boebert

The proposed 2nd District would be home to Boebert and Democrat Joe Neguse and include liberal-leaning Boulder, Broomfield and Larimer counties

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Colorado secretary of state files lawsuit to prevent Mesa County clerk from being involved in upcoming election

Jena Griswold's filing asks the Mesa County District Court to make former Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams, a Republican, the county's designated election official, and county Treasurer Sheila Reiner the elections director

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Colorado Republicans want to win over unaffiliated voters in 2022. Can they do it if their base is still focused on 2020?

As Colorado Republicans look to 2022 with hopes of bouncing back from two election cycles of defeat, their game plan is being tested by their base’s adherence to unfounded claims that the 2020 presidential election was stolen

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Conservative dark-money group battles to keep its donors secret in showdown with Colorado’s secretary of state

The nonprofit Unite for Colorado plans to appeal its $40,000 fine while facing a second complaint for spending on ballot measures

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Independent commission redrawing Colorado’s congressional map pushes its final deadline to Oct. 1

The commission extended a constitutional deadline because of a delay in getting population data from the U.S. Census Bureau

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Colorado’s new redistricting process faces a time crunch. The state Supreme Court will decide whether to push back deadlines.

As a last resort, one commission has also proposed cutting public hearings to 21 from 32 to wrap up sooner

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Colorado AFL-CIO will withhold donations to Democratic campaign committees through May 2022, saying unions have been “excluded”

“We need the Colorado Democratic Party to treat us like authentic partners,” Colorado AFL-CIO Executive Director Dennis Dougherty wrote in a letter to fellow labor leaders

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Colorado’s county clerks recommend election-system changes to quash conspiracy theories

Calls for audits of the state’s signature verification and voter registration systems come amid demands for 2020 election audits in several counties

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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.

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Here’s where a preliminary map places Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District

Nonpartisan staffers unveiled an early map proposal Wednesday to the Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission. It’s based on 2019 population data.

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Jason Crow is moving to Centennial from Aurora, potentially affecting the 2022 election amid redistricting

The Democrat, who is in his second two-year term, still lives in his 6th Congressional District. But Centennial is part of a fast-growing south Denver metro area that some believe could anchor Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District.

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It’s official: Colorado will get an eighth congressional seat in 2022

It could take until around the end of the year for Colorado’s new congressional map to be finalized.

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