Many Democrats are standing behind concerns raised by former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb last week after Webb said that Republican members of the Colorado Reapportionment Commission were playing it fast and loose with constitutional requirements when redrawing the state legislative boundaries.
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Three-term incumbent Kathleen Curry finally threw in the towel in her write-in state House bid Wednesday afternoon, conceding to Democrat Roger Wilson but vowing to keep fighting to represent independent voters.
Curry on her website said that after clerks…
The balance of power isn’t likely to change, but a few Colorado state legislative races are still up in the air nearly a week after last Tuesday’s midterm elections. Votes are still being counted in Senate District 16 and House District 61, where legal maneuvering has been intense.
Independent state lawmaker Kathleen Curry, a rare write-in incumbent, is still hopeful she won’t have to give up her seat in the state House to Democrat Roger Wilson, according to the website Real Aspen.
Real Aspen reports outgoing Secretary…
Republican Luke Korkowski has conceded Colorado’s closely watched state House District 61 race … but the question is, to whom? Unofficial tallies put Democrat Roger Wilson of Missouri Heights out in front with 9,495 votes, followed by independent, incumbent write-in Kathleen Curry with 9,003 and Korkowski with 8,892.
ASPEN — Eleven scenic acres for sale on the banks of the Roaring Fork River just outside of Aspen are becoming a hotbed of partisan gamesmanship as supporters of Colorado’s stumping politicians jockey to one-up each other ahead of November’s election.
The political ramifications of Gov. Bill Ritter’s “New Energy Economy” are likely to energize at least one state House race on the Western Slope, where coal mining and natural gas production are now at odds over the governor’s Clean Air Clean Jobs Act. In the south, sprawling House District 61 includes heavy coal mining along the North Fork of the Gunnison River, and in the north the district includes the eastern reaches of Garfield County’s mega gas patch.
Kathleen Curry, a three-term state representative from Gunnison, hopes to spark an independent revolution on Colorado’s Western Slope with her write-in candidacy for House District 61 in November.