Jena Griswold

Nicolais: Jena Griswold is playing politics and undercutting a long history of excellence

The Secretary of State’s opportunistic stand on abortion represented a conscious choice to put political ambition above service to Coloradans

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Alice Madden, former Democratic leader at Colorado Capitol, joins crowded primary to unseat Cory Gardner

The former state representative and environmental adviser to former Gov. Bill Ritter and President Barack Obama is the most well-known woman to enter the race

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Here’s why joining Super Tuesday for the 2020 presidential campaign matters for Colorado

Colorado's presidential primary will be on March 3, 2020 Gov. Jared Polis and Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced

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Here’s what the crowded Democratic field for U.S. Senate is missing, and why it may soon change

Former Colorado House Speaker Alice Madden is expected to enter the contest. Secretary of State Jena Griswold is mulling a bid.

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In final push, Democrats rush major changes to elections and campaign finance disclosure in Colorado

The package of bills may benefit Democrats most, critics argue, and a loophole may limit the effort to improve dark money disclosure

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Lawmakers take aim at disclosure loopholes in Colorado lobbying laws

The legislation addresses problems identified in a Colorado Sun analysis of the money behind influence peddling at the Capitol

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Lobbying is big money in Colorado. But the spending is difficult to track.

So far in the 2019 legislative session, about 500 lobbyists are registered to influence state lawmakers and officials. That’s five for every legislator.

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Dark money and disclosure gaps are priorities for new state election chief, Democrats

Incoming Secretary of State Jena Griswold, a Democrat, says “reform is what the people of Colorado want"