Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton has been re-elected to a second term.
In addition to governor and lieutenant governor, three statewide offices are up for grabs in Colorado. The offices – attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer – can be stepping stones to higher office.
A look at what to watch for in Tuesday’s midterm elections in Colorado.
Befitting its status as a national political bellwether, Colorado is home to at least three nationally watched political races that will be decided Tuesday.
Colorado’s treasurer is a little-known office with some big names on the ballot.
Two Democrats will compete to try to replace Republican Walker Stapleton as Colorado state treasurer.
Republican Rep. Cory Gardner has defeated a former colleague in the state Legislature to win a second term in Congress.
The National Republican Congressional Committee reports that Colorado congressman Cory Gardner raised more than $300,000 last quarter for his re-election campaign.
Former Democratic Rep. Betsy Markey is among the top in payments made to staff before leaving office.
Betsy Markey is leaving Congress after one tumultuous session but the Democrat says she has no regrets.