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Colorado Republican primary losers Ron Hanks and Tina Peters ask again for a recount

Hanks and Peters have asked for hand recounts, but any recounts must be conducted by machine, according to the Colorado Secretary of State's Office

Election 2022

Two Republican primary losers in Colorado requested recounts but then did not pay for them

Tina Peters, who was running for secretary of state, and Ron Hanks, who was running for U.S. Senate, claimed malfeasance in the election but didn't provide proof

Election 2022

Littwin: In November, Colorado’s races should come down to inflation and Biden vs. Roe and Jan. 6

Jared Polis will fend off Heidi Ganahl, but while Michael Bennet is favored over Joe O’Dea, nothing’s a sure thing, especially in a midterm election

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Colorado’s unaffiliated voters flex their primary muscle to reject extremists

Last week nearly 60% of unaffiliated voters casting ballots chose to vote in the Republican primary and help stave off far-right extremists

Opinion Columns

Why the millions of dollars Democrats spent in Colorado’s Republican primaries didn’t work

All of the more extreme GOP candidates Democrats wanted to see win on Tuesday lost, most of them by significant margins

Election 2022

Republican primary voters in Colorado reject slate of candidates who embraced election conspiracies

“I think the Republican party returned to sanity tonight,” said Dick Wadhams, a former chairman of the Colorado GOP

Election 2022

Littwin: In debate between Senate hopefuls Ron Hanks and Joe O’Dea, it’s hardcore vs. softcore

The primary elections next week should tell us a lot about how far right and how Trumpist the Colorado Republican Party is today.

Opinion Columns

“The most we’ve ever seen”: Colorado primary messaging drives wave of complaints, ethical questions

Anonymous mailers, Democratic meddling, delayed reporting among issues cited in state and federal Republican primary contests

Election 2022

Highlights from The Colorado Sun/CBS4 debate between the two Republicans running for U.S. Senate

State Rep. Ron Hanks wouldn’t commit to accepting the primary election results. Denver businessman Joe O’Dea says he wouldn’t repeal Obamacare and refused to define what is an early-term and late-term abortion.

Election 2022

Colorado Democrats continue to lead their 2022 Republican rivals in campaign cash

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert is the exception to the rule, coming in second to Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet between April and early June

Election 2022

Nicolais: Could Colorado GOP candidates win in November? Only if they don’t screw it up.

After a decade of futility, the political environment seems primed for some Republicans to win this year, but it's their race to lose.

Opinion Columns

Democrats fund ads boosting controversial GOP candidates in critical Colorado primaries

The effort seems to be aimed at giving Democrats a leg up in the general election. It’s not the first time Democrats have deployed such tactics in Colorado, and in the past they’ve been successful.

Election 2022

Republican Joe O’Dea empties his pockets in big push heading into final stretch of U.S. Senate primary with Ron Hanks

O’Dea will spend more than $300,000 on television and radio ads over the next several weeks. He’s also hired a campaign manager with experience in political races across the country

Election 2022

6 big areas where the two Republicans running for U.S. Senate in Colorado disagree

State Rep. Ron Hanks and Joe O’Dea, a first-time candidate who owns a Denver construction company, are split on abortion, climate change and how to beat U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in November

Election 2022

Colorado’s June 28 primary will test just how much Republicans embrace 2020 election conspiracies

In virtually every major Republican primary race in Colorado this year voters will have a choice between a candidate or candidates who baselessly believe the outcome of the last presidential election was fraudulent and those who don’t

Politics and Government

Campaign cash is lopsided as congressional candidates self-fund in Colorado’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate

Ron Hanks’ anemic fundraising contrasts with big money for Joe O’Dea, as a super PAC funded by Colorado contractors spends to support him in U.S. Senate contest

Politics and Government

The dominant theme at Colorado Republicans’ state assembly: election conspiracies

GOP delegates to the state assembly picked candidates who baselessly question the results of the 2020 presidential election — and even cast doubt on the assembly results themselves

Politics and Government

Ron Hanks, who questions 2020 election results, beats 5 other candidates to make Colorado’s Republican U.S. Senate primary ballot

Hanks joins Joe O’Dea, who owns a construction company, on the June 28 primary ballot

Politics and Government

Federal judge dismisses Republicans’ effort to block unaffiliated voters from Colorado’s primaries

The lawsuit sought to overturn Proposition 108, a 2016 ballot measure approved by voters allowing unaffiliated voters to participate in Colorado’s partisan primary elections

Politics and Government

Colorado Republicans’ hopes of winning in 2022 clash this week with 2020 election deniers

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell and attorney John Eastman, both of whom have cast baseless doubt on the outcome of the 2020 election, are in the spotlight ahead of the GOP state assembly on Saturday

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