Democratic state Sens. Morgan Carroll of Aurora and Lois Court of Denver say stricter penalties and tighter legal definitions should be at the heart of upcoming legislation to prevent abuses to laws regulating those looking to sway public opinion in elections. Both legislators are working with watchdog groups to shore up what they see as serious holes in campaign finance and ethics laws after a mid-term election cycle marred by violations and rumors of clandestine deals.
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In June, Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper raised more than twice as much as his two Republican rivals combined.
According to reports filed with the Colorado Secretary of State’s office, Hickenlooper raised just under $505,000 in June. He spent just…
While none of the gubernatorial candidates had filed June fund-raising reports as of 3 p.m. today, the campaign for Democrat John Hickenlooper released preliminary numbers to the press at 2:30 p.m.
Hickenlooper’s campaign said its report, due in the Secretary…
Back in late May, Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes told our own Scot Kersgaard that a complaint filed against him by a Grand Junction man alleging numerous campaign finance violations was “very frivolous.”