DENVER (CBS4)– With the primary election just four weeks away, Colorado’s gubernatorial candidates are sinking serious money into political ads.

Spending is well into the millions of dollars.

Republican Walker Stapleton just spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on his first ad buy.

Shaun Boyd gives it a Reality Check.

Click here to see all of CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd’s Reality Check reports.

Boyd’s sources for this Reality Check are as follows:

https://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/Results/Abstract/2014/oddYear/Amendment66.html

https://co.chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2013/10/23/catch-up-on-with-the-debate-on-the-a66-campaign-trail/

https://www.denverpost.com/2013/11/05/voters-reject-big-tax-hike-school-finance-measure-amendment-66/

https://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/07/us/politics/loss-on-school-tax-stings-colorado-democrats.html

http://gazette.com/state-treasurer-saves-us-from-bad-investment/article/1510038

https://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/Results/Abstract/2016/general/amendProp.html

https://www.denverpost.com/2016/09/30/no-on-amendment-69-its-a-risky-health-care-move-colorado-cant-afford/

http://www.canoncitydailyrecord.com/news/canoncity-local-news/ci_30287372/colorado-state-treasurer-walker-stapleton-amendment-69-incredibly

http://www.reporterherald.com/news/election/ci_30168217/treasurer-rails-against-amendment-69-health-care-issue

https://progressnowcolorado.org/2016/08/17/progressnow-colorado-opposes-amendment-69-calls-nationwide-health-reform/

https://i2i.org/tag/amendment-69/

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/state-local-leaders-push-tax-reform

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/missouri-gop-officials-heading-to-dc-to-back-trump-tax/article_5228c2a8-3664-56d8-bd65-e5e705f44006.html

http://www.ozarksfirst.com/news/missouri-treasurer-to-praise-gop-tax-plans-in-dc-trip-thursday-will-push-for-quick-passage/858271203

http://www.newstribune.com/news/local/story/2017/nov/16/state-could-gain-thousands-of-jobs-under-tax-reform/700183/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yc-msKNsUSQ

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