Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 20, 20183min1099

DENVER — Colorado's Democratic gubernatorial primary ballot got a step closer to crowded Monday as Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne turned in nominating petitions to the secretary of state's office, one day before the deadline. Her campaign delivered petitions with almost 25,000 signatures, a spokesman said — more than twice the number required to make the ballot.


Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 11, 20188min511

A STATEWIDE WIN'S A STATEWIDE WIN ... State Treasurer Walker Stapleton, a leading Republican candidate for governor, was making the rounds at precinct caucuses Tuesday night at Lakewood High School, pitching his candidacy to Jeffco Republicans, who were convening in scattered classrooms. At one of his first stops, Stapleton delivered a rapid-fire introduction to the contest ahead — spending the bulk of his of time talking about Democrat Jared Polis, a Boulder congressman and leading Democratic candidate for governor.