The Colorado Republican Party’s executive committee on Friday voted overwhelmingly to support the party’s chairman after he contended that the state attorney general and others tried to force him to resign his post by threatening to release details of an affair he denies.
A fresh bout of political infighting among Colorado Republicans is raising questions about the party’s cohesion as it prepares for a crucial election year with a Senate seat and presidential election on the line.
The Colorado Republican Party chairman on Tuesday accused state Attorney General Cynthia Coffman and former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo of trying to force him from his position.
Democrats on Monday rejected proposals from Colorado Republicans that would make mail ballots optional and allow anyone to challenge votes cast by mail.
Polls find a majority nationwide favoring gay marriage, and a series of new laws has led to 17 states permitting it. But in Colorado this year, the discussion revolves around a proposal to allow couples in civil unions to file state taxes jointly,
Colorado’s Democrats aren’t willing to scrap a plan to increase renewable energy requirements for rural electricity providers.
Colorado Republicans want to try undoing some left-leaning proposals adopted last year, and their campaign starts with electricity.
Furious about Democratic-proposed election changes, Colorado Senate Republicans pushed debate past midnight Wednesday arguing against same-day registration and sending ballots by mail to all registered voters before the bill received initial approval.
Standing firm on new firearm restrictions, Colorado Democrats were advancing aggressive gun-control proposals Friday in a state balancing a history of heartbreaking shootings with a Western heritage where gun ownership is treasured by many.
Colorado Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler is defending his search for noncitizens registered to vote and says the voting system remains vulnerable to fraud.