Republican Party

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Colorado hits a new milestone with unaffiliated voters and busts the myth about its even partisan split

40% of Colorado voters are now unaffiliated, but that doesn’t necessarily mean their votes are toss-ups in the 2020 election

Nicolais: Will Boebert provide the ammunition for Colorado Democrats to take back the third congressional district?

The campaign for the conservative bomb thrower and Second Amendment advocate may be just the opening Democrats have been waiting for since 2010

Opinion

Nicolais: Recall efforts exposed an existential crisis for Colorado Republicans

With multiple recalls collapsing over the past two weeks, the Colorado GOP ground game and credibility have taken major hits

Opinion

Nicolais: Will political purity tests catch up to Colorado Democrats?

Democrats have already begun to show the same type of intra-party strife that cost Republicans their political power in the state

Opinion
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The 2019 legislative session in Colorado explained in 5 graphics

An analysis of votes in the House and Senate shows Republicans split and Democrats in alliance on the 460 bills passed this year

Nicolais: Who is Colorado’s dreaded GOP Establishment?

In a party that has spent a decade in decline, the derogatory label continues to drag Republicans into the electoral abyss

Opinion

Nicolais: Recalls have become the new normal in Colorado politics

Increased polarization and legislators unwilling to compromise have made the historical matter-of-last-resort routine

Opinion

Nicolais: Band-Aids won’t save the Colorado Republican Party

With leadership elections less than 2 weeks away, Colorado Republicans must make drastic change or face a slow death

Opinion