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Colorado Elections

'Edgy' Birth Control Ad Flubs Facts About Republican

FactCheck.org | Eugene Kiely | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. A TV ad in the Colorado Senate race says Republican Rep. Cory Gardner wants to “ban birth...

Hillary Clinton Cracks A Pot Joke

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton cracked a pot joke while campaigning with Sen. Mark Udall in Colorado, where it's legal to smoke marijuana. ...

Does Gessler Support the Election Rules Issued by His Own Office?

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.22.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Will Gessler again be asked to step up to a talk-radio microphone and explain if he still thinks, like he said before, that Colorado's new election law mandates that "you don't have to live in the district in order to be able to vote there?"

GOP Leader Says CO Election Results Signal "Anti-Christian Bent" in CO

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.16.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

During the campaign, Republicans argued that restrictions on abortion and women's health should be accepted as religious freedoms, not a war on women. Sen. Greg Brophy's comments leave me thinking he won't back away from the election rhetoric.

Denver Reporters Say 2012 Presidential Race Drowned out Coverage of Local Races

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

During a panel discussion on local coverage of the 2012 election, journalists said the presidential election, as it played out in Colorado, consumed so much of their time that they were unable to give proper attention to other important Colorado race.

Colorado Polls 2012: What You Need To Know To Vote

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

It's just about time for Colorado to cast its ballots in the 2012 elections. We've rounded up what you need to know about voting in Colorado on Ele...

Asked About Allowing Abortion for Rape, Coffman Doesn't Answer and Runs Away!

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.31.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Somehow, the details of Mike Coffman's thinking on abortion -- why he's come to take such a hard-line stance -- have fallen through the journalistic cracks.

Coors, Perlmutter Spar Over Tax Policy

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 09.28.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. ARVADA– In a debate sponsored by a business group here Thursday morning, it came as little surpri...

Senate Committee Approves Bill To Move Primaries To June

Posted 06.12.2011 | Denver

The State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee of the Colorado Senate voted in favor on Tuesday of a bill that would move the state's primary electi...

Colorado Republicans Take State House; Dems Keep Senate

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Senate Republicans went to bed thinking they had won control of both chambers in the legislature, but woke up this morning to find Democrats still in ...

Colorado Senate Race Attracted $3.6 Million From Outside Groups In One Day

POLITICO | JONATHAN ALLEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Outside groups spent $3.6 million to influence the Colorado Senate race -- and that was just last Tuesday alone. The flash of Colorado cash was par...

Colorado Ponders Move To June Primary

Face the State | Peter Blake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado might advance its primary election from mid-August to late June in 2012 because of a federal mandate even Republicans wouldn't dare resist....

Tom Tancredo Request Prompted Provisional Ballot Rush

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

According to the Colorado Secretary of State, Tom Tancredo's campaign is responsible for a rush of provisional ballot requests that resulted in shorta...

Top 10 Reasons Why Ken Buck Lost

Craig Alan Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Craig Alan Silverman

Ken Buck lost. So did Tom Tancredo, but that one is easy to understand. When you win, you can move forward with little introspection. When you lose by a close margin, you have to second guess everything.

WATCH: Ed Perlmutter Literally Cartwheels To Victory

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

After pulling off a definitive victory in what was expected to be a close reelection battle with Republican Ryan Frazier, Colorado Congressman Ed Perl...

Colorado Elections 2010: LIVE Updates On The State's Hottest Races

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WATCH:   UPDATE (11:23): DENVER (AP) -- Sen. Michael Bennet narrowly defeated tea party Republican Ken Buck on Wednesday, allowing Democrats...

Dan Maes and Tom Tancredo -- Can Either Win?

Aaron Harber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Aaron Harber

Maes won't drop out. While he is no fan of John Hickenlooper, he loathes Tom Tancredo.

Colorado Elections Generating Record Amounts Of Money

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

State candidates, stealth political groups and special-interest political committees in Colorado have amassed millions of dollars in campaign donation...