Tag Archives: Republicans

Republicans Lead in Early Voting

Ballot-300Republicans are taking a big lead in early voting in Colorado. A report from the Secretary of State on Friday showed that 104,000 more Republicans than Democrats had cast their ballots as the state conducts its first major mail-in election. Voters can also drop off ballots at polling stations and register through Election Continue reading

Democrats Closing Gap on Returning Ballots

Ballot-300Democrats are cutting into the GOP’s edge in Colorado midterm election ballot returns. But Republicans remain about 85,000 ballots ahead of Democrats with less than a week to go. The Colorado Secretary of State announced that as of Wednesday morning, election officials had received 905,500 ballots. Of those, 379,250 Continue reading

More Republicans Turning in Ballots than Democrats

Ballot-300The election is only eight days away. Over 660,000 voters have already cast their ballots in Colorado. The numbers show that Republicans are turning out the voter stronger than Democrats in the state. A total of 282-thousand Republicans have cast ballots, while about 214,000 Democrats have voted. Nearly 157,000 Continue reading

Ballots Trickling in to Elections Clerks

Ballot-300Northwest Colorado ballots are trickling into local county elections clerks. An updated count on the number of ballots turned in by voters across the state show that 700 Routt County residents have turned in their ballots. 325 Moffat County voters and 187 Rio Blanco County voters have done the same. In all three counties, the Continue reading

Romney Stumps for Beauprez

mitt-romney 300Republicans welcomed Mitt Romney to a rally in Littleton yesterday. Romney was there to stump for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez, and was joined by other prominent republicans in Colorado, such as Cory Gardner, Mike Coffman, and Cynthia Coffman. Romney focused on Governor John Hickenlooper’s Continue reading

Biden Visits Denver

BIDENVice President Joe Biden was in Denver Friday to attend an event on domestic violence and a Democratic fundraiser. The fundraiser was for former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, who is challenging Republican Representative Mike Coffman in the state’s 6th Congressional District. Biden attended a round Continue reading

Republicans to Introduce Energy Bills

REPUBLICANSeveral energy bills will be introduced in the House today that are geared more toward voters than Congress. Republicans have put together a package of energy bills that contradict the Obama administration’s energy and climate policies. While the lawmakers know the package will be among the hundreds of bills they have already Continue reading

Hickenlooper Raises Over $150,000 for Campaign in the Last Two Weeks

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper raised $151,636 for his re-election campaign during the last two weeks, and he has nearly $1 million cash on hand.  His campaign announced the figures yesterday. The reporting period for which Hickenlooper raised the money covered May 29th through June 11th.  The campaign recently Continue reading

Marijuana Laws Won’t Affect Decision on Location of GOP Convention

MARIJUANA-300Legal marijuana in Denver won’t make it problematic for Republicans to hold their 2016 convention in the city.  That’s according to GOP officials who talked to reporters yesterday. It was the second of three days touring Denver as a potential site for the 2016 Republican convention.  Denver is competing Continue reading

Film On Governor Hickenlooper Sparks Ethics Investigation

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300An upcoming film about Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is under review by state officials considering its finances.  The secretary of state’s office is scheduled to hear a complaint about the upcoming short documentary likely to criticize the Democratic governor.  At issue is whether the conservative group making the film should Continue reading

Biden Visits Colorado, Tries to Push Republicans to Pass Immigration Reform

BIDENVice President Joe Biden says that Republicans should pass an immigration overhaul now that the primary season is ending.  Biden spoke to Colorado politicians and religious leaders at a Denver coffee shop yesterday. He noted that Republicans have said they might act on immigration after potentially divisive primaries Continue reading