The Denver Post this morning published a pair of follow-up stories analyzing the campaign finance reports in the race for Colorado governor:
- “…Grand Junction residents overwhelmingly voted with their wallets for state Sen. Josh Penry over former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis in the opening salvo of their primary battle.” As they say, those who know the two hometown candidates best….
- “Gov. Bill Ritter can thank dentists, satellite TV executives and unions for a big chunk of the $450,000 he raised last quarter for his re-election bid.” Despite all the loud noise, there’s no big surprise some labor groups still will pour the maximum into Ritter’s campaign. But dentists? Well, the governor’s car tax and accompanying late fees have felt somewhat like a root canal….
2010 can’t get here soon enough: a year from now Colorado will have begun electing a new governor.