The 2018 election may be remembered as the year most Republican candidates in Colorado decided not to speak out against Trump. And paid the price.
Beth Martinez Humenik
State senate candidate Tony Sanchez’s decision to send a negative mailer, widely seen as off-the-charts nasty, appears to have backfired. Donations to his opponent, Rep. Brittany Pettersen (D-Lakewood), have skyrocketed since the postcard appeared in voters’ mailboxes.
A letter penned by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper was sent to Adams County voters last week, asking them to “ignore the misleading and negative ads” about Democrat Faith Winter, who’s running for a state senate seat.
Father Of Murdered Columbine Student Says It’s “Sheer Nonsense” To Attack Danielson And Winter For Gun-Safety Votes
Two Democratic state senate candidates are under attack for voting for bipartisan gun-safety legislation that would allow police to take guns from mentally-ill people.
A television advertisement attacking Democratic state Senate candidate Faith Winter of Adams County falsely claims she supported a measure that would have added $25,000 to the tax bill of every family of four.
A state Senator who’s up for reelection in a highly competitive suburban Denver swing district has come out in opposition to all public funding for Planned Parenthood, including funds from Medicaid, the government health insurance program for low-income people.
It’s past time for reporters to start asking more key Colorado candidates where they stand on Trump.
Republican state senate candidate Christine Jensen of Wheat Ridge has repeatedly refused to tell voters where she stands on Trump.
In campaign ads in advance of November’s election, State Sen. Beth Martinez Humenik of Thornton is presented as a middle-of-the-road lawmaker.
Walker Stapleton’s “complete and total endorsement” this week by Trump came as a surprise, in part because other Colorado candidates, who’ve also backed Trump, did not get the President’s kiss of approval.