Keyword: Election 2018
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Democrats take state Senate, grow House lead

The much-mentioned “blue wave” broke on the state Capitol on Nov. 6, sending the Democrats a three-seat advantage in the 35-member state Senate and more power in the state House. Nineteen … more

Polis, other Democrats secure state offices

Colorado's new governor says he's focused on saving familes money on health care coverage and being a leader for all people. The night of Nov. 6, Jared Polis walked onstage at the Democrats' watch party in downtown Denver as loudspeakers played Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'." more

Arvadan seeks to be first openly transgender person to hold state office

Brianna Titone, an Arvada resident seeking election to represent House District 27 in Jefferson County, is hoping to make history as the first openly transgender person to hold state office in … more

Candidate hopes to get Libertarian message ‘out there’

In the race for governor, Scott Helker, the Libertarian candidate, is glad he’s coming in above the Mickey Mouse vote. A telephone survey conducted by Magellan Strategies LLC that took place … more

Drop off ballots, don’t mail them, state says

The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office, which oversees elections in the state, urged voters to drop off their ballots rather than mailing them after Oct. 29, according to a news release from the office. more

Officials with business edge vie for Colorado governor's seat

In the governor’s race, Coloradans have a choice between two candidates with business acumen who have each served in their current public offices for about a decade. Republican Walker Stapleton, … more

Colorado governor candidates juggle local issues

To hear the candidates, their campaigns and political ads tell it, voters might get the impression the race for Colorado’s governor seat is all about President Donald Trump. But up close, the … more

Karen McCormick, candidate for 4th Congressional District

Party: Democratic
Profession: Veterinarian and small business owner
City or town of residence: Longmont
Campaign website: www.mccormickforcongress.org more

Ed Perlmutter , candidate for Congressional District 7

Incumbent Party: Democratic
City or area of residence: Arvada
Profession: Attorney
Campaign Website: www.perlmutterforcolorado.com more

Renee Williams, candidate for Parker Town Council

(Incumbent)
18-year resident of Parker
Profession: Owner of To The Rescue
Campaign website: Facebook.com
Why are you seeking this office? Town council can … more

Jeff Toborg, candidate for Parker Town Council

Four-year resident of Parker
Profession: Senior director, IBM Watson Health
Campaign Website: www.jeff4parker.com
Why are you seeking this office? Not only do I love Parker, I have a passion for our … more

Cheryl Poage, candidate for Parker Town Council

46-year resident of Parker
Profession: Instructor for the National Fire Academy and South Metro Safety Foundation
Campaign website: www.poage.com
Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking this … more

Danielle Ozaluk, candidate for Parker Town Council

Four-year resident of Parker
Profession: Business development
Campaign website: www.danielleforparker.com
Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking office this fall to continue to be involved … more

Robert Mark Ihrig, candidate for Parker Town Council

11-year resident of Parker
Profession:  Auctioneer, appraiser, business owner, musician, author
Campaign website:  www.robertmarkihrig.com
Why are you seeking this office? I am running for office … more

Elissa Flaumenhaft, candidate for Parker Town Council

Three-year resident of Parker
Profession: Scientist
Campaign website: http://lissstransky.wixsite.com/parkertowncouncil
Why are you seeking this office? I am deeply invested in the well-being of our … more

Terry Dodd, candidate for Parker Town Council

20-year resident of Parker
Profession: Real estate broker and construction management
Campaign website: www.facebook.com/TerryDodd4Parker/
Why are you seeking this office? Parker needs a listening … more

Stephen Curtis, candidate for Parker Town Council

13-year resident of Parker
Profession: Senior IT program manager
Campaign website: www.choosecurtis.com
Why are you seeking this office? First and foremost, I love living in Parker and believe that … more

Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when … more

Charter schools have role in DCSD tax conversation

Of the Douglas County School District’s 91 schools, 21 are charter schools. The seven charter schools built before 2007 need about $7.7 million for critical building repairs that risk school … more

Unaffiliated voters on rise in Colorado, but impact unclear

Colorado’s status as a “purple” state often gets tossed about, and in the battle to tilt the state to Republicans’ and Democrats’ liking, unaffiliated voters are caught in a tug-of-war. … more
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