A longtime respected GOP campaign consultant and former chairman of the Colorado Republican Party recently announced on conservative talk radio that two moderate Republican legislators are being considered for a run to represent Colorado’s new eighth congressional district.
On Wednesday, Conservation Colorado, a progressive advocacy group focusing on environmental issues, released its 2021 Legislative Scorecard, which illuminates a partisan divide on votes on fourteen bills considered important by the organization and passed by the Colorado Legislature this year.
The Colorado state Senate approved a bill Wednesday that would reduce the penalty for felony murder, a statute under Colorado state law that allows a person to be convicted of murder and automatically sentenced to life in prison without having killed anyone or been aware of the murder.
It sounds simplistic, but to be relevant in Colorado again Republicans have to vote a lot more like progressives. They can’t just wrap their old selves in a new “message” and hope voters don’t notice it’s the same Republicans talking cheaply. They need to vote in line with blue Colorado.
Even if you’re running for coroner–or especially if you’re running for coroner–Trump is the most important topic of the election.
I have yet to find a single Republican state lawmaker or candidate for state office in Colorado who’s said they won’t vote for Trump.
The campaign for Yes on Proposition CC officially kicked off this morning at Metropolitan State University, in Denver.
Adams County Republican Party Chair Anil Mathai dismissed a unanimous vote by the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission to increase oil & gas well setbacks from schools to 1,000 feet as “[capitulation] to the environazis.”