Independent slate of legislative candidates outraises Democrats, Republicans combined

By Ernest Luning, Colorado Politics

"Between Jan. 1 and May 2, the five independent House and Senate candidates endorsed by Unite Colorado and running under the national organization’s banner raised $129,516, compared to $46,593 raised by the 11 major-party candidates running in the same five districts, according to campaign finance reports filed this week."

“They’ve (the independent candidates) all got full-time jobs, too,” he said. “And if the Democrats and Republicans want to go fill up with donations from special interests once the session is over, we’ll be sure to point out that our candidates aren’t taking any special-interest PAC money.”

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