Lauren Boebert led the resistance — and then helped McCarthy. Yadira Caraveo and Brittany Pettersen couldn’t get sworn in surrounded by their families. And Jason Crow was turned away from the White House.
Caraveo, a state representative and pediatrician, defied the political oddsmakers when she eked out a victory last week over Republican state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District
Republicans hoped their candidate, Kirkmeyer, would be a bright spot on an otherwise disappointing Election Day for the GOP
Normalizing candidate salaries could help to equalize the political playing field, but not without caveats
Candidates are advertising on Spanish-language TV and radio and in Spanish-language print publications. Political parties and outside groups are registering Latino voters and knocking on their doors. And national organizations are polling Latino voters in Colorado on the issues that matter most to them.
The race to represent Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District may be as competitive as it was promised to be. A poll conducted from July 26-Aug. 2 on behalf of Democratic state Rep. Yadira Caraveo’s campaign showed her trailing her Republican opponent, state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer, by 2 percentage points. That’s within the survey’s 4.4 percentage […]
Nearly a decade ago, when she was still a Weld County commissioner, Republican state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer was an outspoken leader in the attempt by 11 northern Colorado counties to pursue secession and form a 51st state. The proposal was fueled by rural Colorado’s frustration about how Denver-centric environmental and economic policies were thrust on […]
Barbara Kirkmeyer, a conservative state senator and a fixture in Weld County politics, won the Republican primary in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District on Tuesday, teeing up what’s expected to be one of the nation’s most competitive U.S. House races. The Associated Press called the race just after 8 p.m. Tuesday. Despite the lack of […]
State Rep. Yadira Caraveo secured the Democratic nomination in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District on Tuesday, avoiding a costly primary and allowing her to build up campaign cash in what is gearing up to be one of the nation’s most competitive congressional races this year. The Thornton lawmaker defeated Adams County Commissioner Chaz Tedesco with 71% […]
Two wealthy Republicans aiming to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in November each injected more than $500,000 dollars into their campaigns in the last three months of last year. Those loans and personal contributions put Gino Campana, a former Fort Collins city councilman, and Joe O’Dea, a Denver businessman, near or over the […]