Jena Griswold

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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"

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Colorado political committees owe $2.3 million in fines. But the state collects little.

The limited enforcement measures hamper collections, and the Secretary of State’s Office often waives or reduces other penalties for late report filings

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Colorado’s final election 2018 results are even worse for Republicans

Democrat Jared Polis won the governor's race over Republican Walker Stapleton by about 10 points

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A look at the long list of historical firsts Colorado reached with its 2018 elections

From the first transgender state representative to the first openly gay governor in the nation, there was a lot of ground broken on Nov. 6

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GOP super PACs make big TV buys to influence last-minute voters in Colorado governor’s race

Even after you factor out massive U.S. Senate race spending during the last midterm election, television purchases are $8 million ahead of 2014.

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It’s official: 2018 is the costliest year ever in Colorado politics

A week out from election day, more than $200 million has been spent on Colorado campaigns

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New political groups emerge in Colorado’s election 2018 TV advertising battle, explained in graphics

Walker Stapleton and Jena Griswold, for instance, are each getting a boost from new political TV ads