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Man suing to block Don Coram from GOP primary ballot spread Lauren Boebert’s attacks against him

One of the 3rd Congressional District voters who filed a mysteriously funded lawsuit this week aimed at denying state Sen. Don Coram a chance to unseat U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert in the June 28 Republican primary previously backed an effort by the congresswoman’s campaign to discredit Coram. David “Dee” Laird, of Montrose, wrote nearly identical […]

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Group files 11th-hour lawsuit seeking to block one of three questions on Colorado’s statewide ballot this year

The head of a liberal-leaning fiscal policy organization and a Summit County commissioner filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block one of three statewide measures set to appear on the November ballot, arguing the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office inappropriately approved the question and that any votes for it shouldn’t be counted.  Scott Wasserman, of […]

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Conservative dark-money group battles to keep its donors secret in showdown with Colorado’s secretary of state

A deep-pocketed nonprofit that has directed millions of dollars to conservative causes in Colorado over the past two years is heading for a showdown with Democratic Secretary of State Jena Griswold over whether it can keep its donors secret. Last week, an administrative law judge recommended a $40,000 fine for Unite for Colorado after it […]

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In record year for Colorado campaign finance complaints, Republicans cry foul over enforcement

Republicans are crying foul over campaign finance decisions by a deputy secretary of state who rejected recommendations by the Campaign Finance Enforcement team organized a year ago by Secretary of State Jena Griswold, a Democrat. A record number of complaints were filed in 2020 along with the second highest fine issued in recent years. But […]