Election 2022

Danielle Neuschwanger to run with American Constitution Party for Colorado governor

BY: - April 30, 2022

Danielle Neuschwanger will run for governor of Colorado as a member of the American Constitution Party after failing to land on the Republican primary ballot through the assembly process earlier this month. “Those of you who know me, from Day One — including in my campaign announcement video from a year ago — I said […]

Rep. Dave Williams

‘Let’s Go Brandon’ should not appear with Rep. Williams’ name on primary ballot, judge rules

BY: - April 27, 2022

Republican congressional candidate Dave Williams will not have “Let’s Go Brandon” appear as a nickname on the June primary ballot, a Denver District Court judge ruled Wednesday. “Upon consideration of all of this testimony, evidence, briefing, argument and authority the Court held a hearing today by videoconference and entered on the record findings of fact, […]

Tina Peters’ election role up to judge in Mesa County as testimony concludes

BY: - April 22, 2022

District Judge Valerie Robison will soon decide whether embattled Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters can oversee this year’s elections, as testimony in a case seeking to block Peters as the county’s election official wrapped up this week. Democratic Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold outlined conditions in January for Peters, a Republican, to act as […]

U.S. House panels probe election disinformation in Arizona, Florida, Ohio and Texas

BY: - April 21, 2022

WASHINGTON — The chairs of two U.S. House committees said Thursday they are asking election officials from four states to detail what they are doing to “counter lies and conspiracy theories and protect the integrity of federal elections.”   California Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren, chair of the House Administration Committee, and New York Democratic Rep. Carolyn […]

Out-of-state funding fuels Western Slope congressional race

BY: - April 21, 2022

Political newcomer and congressional candidate Alex Walker has brought national attention, as well as national dollars, to his bid to unseat Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert. Walker, a Democrat who landed on the primary ballot via petition, raised approximately $129,000 since announcing his candidacy for the 3rd Congressional District in late February, but it appears not […]

Rep. Dave Williams

‘Let’s Go Brandon’ should appear with Rep. Williams’ name on ballot, lawsuit says

BY: - April 19, 2022

Republican state lawmaker and congressional candidate Dave Williams filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to have a conservative catchphrase included with his name on the primary ballot. Williams, a state representative who is running in Colorado’s 5th congressional district to unseat incumbent Rep. Doug Lamborn, wants his name to appear as “Dave ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Williams” […]

Colorado earns top marks for voting and election confidence

BY: - April 18, 2022

Voters in Colorado can have the highest confidence in the country that elections are free and fair in the state, according to a new study that assessed election accountability ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. Colorado, Maryland and Washington received the highest scores in a study from the Democracy Initiative Education fund released April 13, […]

Don Coram

State Sen. Don Coram to face Rep. Lauren Boebert in June GOP primary

BY: - April 12, 2022

State Sen. Don Coram will face incumbent Rep. Lauren Boebert on the June primary ballot in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, election officials confirmed Tuesday. The Montrose Republican had 1,563 valid signatures accepted on his petition, surpassing the 1,500 signature threshold. He will be Boebert’s only opponent in June after Marina Zimmerman failed to qualify via […]

Far-right conspiracy theorists triumphant at Republican state assembly

BY: - April 10, 2022

Joe Oltmann, a far-right conspiracy theorist who in December called for Democratic Gov. Jared Polis to be hanged, was briefly nominated for governor by delegates at the Colorado Republican Party’s state assembly on Saturday. The motion from the floor was seconded by state Rep. Patrick Neville of Castle Rock, a former House minority leader, Colorado […]

Colorado primary candidates advance after Republicans, Democrats hold state party assemblies

BY: and - April 10, 2022

Colorado Republican candidates who have promoted baseless claims of election fraud, including one who was recently indicted on felony counts, dominated at the party’s state assembly Saturday. Democrats on Saturday also held their state party assembly, though it was a largely uneventful, since incumbents went mostly unchallenged. The assemblies were the culmination of the grassroots […]