Perlmutter’s Colorado gubernatorial announcement means race for an open seat

Author: Peter Marcus - April 9, 2017 - Updated: April 9, 2017

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter’s gubernatorial announcement on Sunday set into motion a competitive fight for a vulnerable open congressional seat. Lakewood Democrats Brittany Pettersen, a state representative, and Andy Kerr, a state senator, quickly announced their intentions to run in the 7th Congressional District, with the hopes of keeping the seat in Democratic control. “Too […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.