Dark Money From Dems in CD3, More Election Updates, Plus Our Weekend Recs
It’s Friday! Although election night is behind us, we’re still waiting for all the ballots to be counted. We know for sure that Mike Johnston and Kelly Brough will face off in the June mayoral runoff and that Lisa Calderón officially conceded. But the outcomes in several city council seats are still too close to call. Host Bree Davies is joined by our state politics and green chile correspondent Justine Sandoval, and Jason Bane, co-host of the Colorado politics podcast Get More Smarter, to discuss the state of the progressive vote in the Mile High, and how negative narratives about crime and homelessness impacted the election. Then it’s all about that dark money already flowing into next year’s state election from a group that’s aiming to unseat Lauren Boebert. Plus, newsletter editor Adrian González joins the crew to share the best bets for the weekend.
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Here are some links to the cool events and things to do that we talked about on the show:
- First Friday on the Art District on Santa Fe (La Alma Lincoln Park)
- Rockies games all weekend long (Ballpark)
- Phamaly Theatre’s “Spring Awakening” (Northglenn)
- Carnitas Don Juan Fundraiser (Thornton)
- Nuggets vs Sacramento Kings (Downtown)
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