Colorado voters have never elected a woman to the state’s highest political offices, and without more action from the men in charge, who knows how long it will be before that changes.
The donors supporting Mike Johnston’s campaign for Denver mayor only wanted one thing in exchange for their help: deliver on a vision to make the city a better place for its residents
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?
After failing to land a glove on her mayoral opponent, Mike Johnston, Kelly Brough has taken to swinging at people who have endorsed him such as Rep. Leslie Herod
In “What’d I Miss?” Ossie wonders, after the election of Yemi Mobolade as Colorado Springs mayor, if there are any Black firsts left for him to achieve. His dad can think of one.
Could Coloradans find a path beyond partisan politics by electing more unaffiliated candidates to office?
There are no easy answers in the Denver mayor’s race. We’re stuck with a choice between mere mortals: Mike Johnston and Kelly Brough.