Colorado is choosing a new attorney general for the first time in a decade with the retirement of John Suthers. The candidate to succeed him is his current deputy Republican Cynthia Coffman.
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 will pick a new attorney general for the first time in 10 years – and nothing shows the distinction between the candidates like the legal journey of gay marriage in the state.
The Democrats’ candidate for Colorado attorney general says the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage violates the constitutional rights of gay couples and that the law shouldn’t be defended.
Colorado House Republicans selected Loveland Rep. Brian DelGrosso as their new leader after Colorado Springs Rep. Mark Waller stepped down from his leadership post to run for state attorney general.
Colorado Republican House Leader Mark Waller will step down from his leadership position as he runs fort state attorney general.
Colorado House Republican Leader Mark Waller will try to replace term-limited state Attorney General John Suthers in a contest that includes a former Democratic prosecutor and Suthers’ chief deputy.
Former Adams County District Attorney Don Quick is hoping to become Colorado’s next attorney general.