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Aurora Municipal Center - Jeffrey Beall

Local lawmakers are considering an ordinance requiring lobbyists working in Aurora to register and report expenditures in excess of $75. At-large councilwoman Angela Lawson, who is also the Lobbyist Registration Program Manager for the secretary of state, first introduced the […]

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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and Sen. Pete Lee

The Elections Division of the Secretary of State’s Office approved petitions to collect signatures for the recall of Gov. Jared Polis and Sen. Pete Lee of Senate District 11. More than 600,000 signatures are needed by September 6 to force […]

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Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold

The Secretary of State will host a rulemaking hearing on July 24 concerning the Colorado Campaign and Political Finance Rules. The revised draft of 8 C.C.R. §1505-6 is available at 20190709_CPF_RevStmBasis.pdf. A recording of the hearing will be posted and […]

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Gov. Jared Polis signed The Clean Campaign Act of 2019 into law on May 29, increasing disclosure of political spending. House Bill 1318 extends existing restrictions barring a foreign corporation from making independent expenditures. Restrictions now include a natural person […]

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Gov. Jared Polis signed the Lobbyist Transparency Act into law on May 20, shining new light on the disclosure requirements of lobbyists and their clients. House Bill 1248 increases transparency by stopping attorneys registered as professional lobbyists from asserting confidentiality […]

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Colorado Rep. Tom Sullivan & Former Rep. Rochelle Galindo

The Elections Division of the Secretary of State’s Office approved a petition on May 13 to collect signatures to recall Rep. Tom Sullivan in House District 37. More than 10,000 signatures are needed by July 12 to force a recall […]

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Colorado Capitol Building

The 72nd Colorado General Assembly adjourned sine die on May 3 after 120 legislative days. During the session, House Bill 1007 passed creating contribution limits under the Fair Campaign Practices Act for county office candidates. Additionally, Senate Bill 68 passed […]

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Gov. Jared Polis signed House Bill 1007, creating contribution limits under the Fair Campaign Practices Act for county office candidates. Current campaign finance law does not set limits on contributions to candidates for county office. The bill defines county office […]

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Gov. Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 68 on April 1, expanding disclosure of electioneering communications. For purposes of campaign finance disclosure, the bill expands the definition of electioneering communication in the Fair Campaign Practices Act to include any communication that […]

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The Colorado Secretary of State adopted new campaign contribution limits pursuant to Rule 10.17. The adjusted limits include $625 per election to candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, and state treasurer from political committees or individuals. […]

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Secretary of State Jena Griswold will host a town hall on campaign finance reform from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on March 6 in Boulder. Griswold previously announced her policy priorities on January 17, calling for meaningful campaign finance reform by […]

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Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced her campaign finance policy priorities in front of the Colorado House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee at the January 17 committee hearing. Shedding light on secret political spending, Griswold’s policy agenda calls for […]

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Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced changes to the state’s campaign and political finance rules. The amendments concern the reporting, use, and transfer of a candidate committee’s unexpended funds. The rule changes are temporarily effective December 3 and will […]

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Jared Polis blew a victorious horn on November 6, 2018, as he claimed an historic win as Colorado’s governor over his opponent Walker Stapleton. Polis became Colorado’s first Jewish governor and the first openly gay man elected to lead any U.S. […]

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