Another campaign finance complaint has been leveled against the El Paso County, CO, Republican Party, this one accusing Chair Vickie Tonkins of performing a “knowingly fraudulent filing” of a $1,000 donation to conservative activist group FEC United, which promotes election conspiracies.
After He Suggested Hanging Polis, CO Election Conspiracist Says He ‘Never Called for the Death of Anyone’
During a meeting last night at Fervent Church in Colorado Springs, Joe Oltmann, who leads the election-conspiracy group FEC United, attempted to walk back statements he made in the past few months alluding to violence against those he called “traitors.”
Protesters Speak Out Against Castle Rock Church’s Ties to Election Conspiracy Group
Nearly a dozen protesters gathered outside The Rock church in Castle Rock Sunday to protest the church’s hosting of an FEC United “emergency” town hall on Feb. 10 where election conspiracists said elected officials involved in election fraud “deserve to hang.”
CO Election-Fraud Conspiracist Joe Oltmann Endorses Ron Hanks for Senate
Prominent Colorado election fraud conspiracist Joe Oltmann promised to endorse state Rep. Ron Hanks (R-Cañon City) for U.S. Senate yesterday during Hanks’ appearance on Oltmann’s podcast, Conservative Daily.
Why Is a Militia Group Raising Money for Marshall Fire Victims?
Far-right conspiracist group FEC United and its militia division, the United American Defense Force (UADF), are seeking assistance (cash, food, clothes, housing, and more) for victims of the Marshall Fire and taking applications from victims to receive help, if the victims upload copies of their “driver’s license and a bank statement or bill” to FEC’s website.
Conspiracist Fails to Convince YouTube To Remove Videos Posted by CO Times Recorder
This holiday season, the Colorado Times Recorder received three “gifts.” Months after they were removed from public view by YouTube, a trio of our video clips were returned to us (and our audience) courtesy of YouTube and the Bill of Rights.
Will an Election Conspiracy Group Affect the Race for Douglas County Sheriff?
All four candidates for Douglas County sheriff are Republicans facing off in a primary next June, and while their experience in law enforcement and ties to the community are similar, the difference — to the advantage or detriment — could come from FEC United, a conservative advocacy group with its militia arm, United American Defense Force (UADF), and founder and leader of the group, Joe Oltmann.
GOP Senate Hopeful Bremer Denounces Oltmann for Saying He Wants To “Hang” Polis
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Eli Bremer has denounced Joe Oltmann, a prominent Colorado election fraud conspiracy theorist, for saying he wanted to hang Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) and execute other politicians.
Colorado GOP Vice Chair Speaks to Conspiracist Group FEC United
UPDATE: Vice Chair Rahn returned CTR’s request for comment soon after publication. Her comments have been added.
Why Is Douglas County Such a Hotbed of Election Lies And COVID Denial?
Douglas County has long seemed intent on burnishing its reputation as a hotbed of conservative extremism.