Republicans in a pair of suburban Denver districts nominated conservative, pro-gun rights candidates Tuesday to represent them in races that could give the GOP a majority in the state Senate for the first time in a decade.
Republicans hoping to topple Democrats’ one-seat majority in the Colorado Senate will take a first step next Tuesday when they pick their candidates in two key legislative races in the Denver suburbs.
The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that some political attack ads in state races are not subject to contribution limits if they don’t urge voters to elect or defeat a particular candidate.
Democrats scored a big victory Tuesday with the approval of preliminary Colorado legislative districts that would force Republican leadership to battle their own party members for re-election next year.
Colorado Republicans are furious over proposed Democratic-drawn districts that pit several incumbents against each other in 2012 races.