Despite recently reporting low contributions, the campaign against raising Colorado’s minimum wage has paid for over $2 million in TV advertisements, according to Colorado Families for a Fair Wage.
If you’re paying attention to politics in Colorado, you know that few people have any clue about the most important political contest in the state: the state senate race in Arvada/Westminster, where Republican Laura Woods is battling Democrat Rachel Zenzinger.
The campaign, called “This is Why We Vote,” calls on the Millennial Generation to make their voices heard by showing up to the polls this November. The video points out that millennials will make up one in three eligible voters in the coming election.
Channel 3 (KCDO-TV) will premier “Your Decision 2016” on The Aaron Harber Show this weekend in an effort to inform Colorado voters about issues surrounding the November election. The series will cover both Colorado ballot initiatives and candidate races.
Colorado’s largest environmental organization will be putting hundreds of thousands of dollars toward ousting state Sen. Laura Woods, who is up for reelection in Jefferson County’s Senate District 19.
Last year’s recall of Jefferson County school board member Julie Williams is widely considered a huge factor in this year’s Arvada/Westminster state senate race that will likely determine whether Republicans retain control of the state senate.
Colorado State Sen. Randy Baumgardner has apparently removed a video, which he’d shared on his Facebook page, showing a man frantically firing weapons (apparently a sawed-off shotgun and fully automatic rifles and pistols) that are shady or, at worst, illegal under federal and state laws).
Former Rep. Tom Tancredo criticized Rep. Mike Coffman for some aspects of his visit to an Aurora mosque late last month. He told KNUS 710-AM’s Peter Boyles that he’s “furious” with Coffman’s political transformation, and that, as far as he’s concerned, Coffman has “gone wacko.”
A recent study released by the University of Denver examines how a $12 minimum wage increase would impact Colorado’s economy.