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2018 Colorado Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 CO Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Cary Kennedy (8) Colorado Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Doug Robinson (11) Colorado Republican candidate for Governor
  • George Brauchler (27) Colorado Republican candidate for Governor
  • John Hickenlooper (2) Colorado Democratic Governor
  • Mike Johnston (8) Colorado Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Noel Ginsburg (1)
  • Raul Labrador (3) Idaho Republican candidate for Idaho Governor
  • Steve Barlock (9) Colorado Republican candidate for Colorado Governor
  • Victor Mitchell (23) Iowa Democratic candidate for Iowa Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Colorado 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • ColoradoPolitics.com, "Blizzard of criticism over climate order," by Ernest Luning, July 12, 2017
  • Denver Post, "Brauchler announces bid for Colorado governor," by John Frank, June 22, 2017
  • ColoradoPolitics.com, "Mitchell trying to raise his profile from lowest name ID", by Joey Bunch, 6/13/17
  • Daily Kos, "Raise Colorado's Renewable Energy Standard," by Cary Kennedy, June 2, 2017
  • Westword.com, "Introducing Doug Robinson, Mitt Romney Nephew," by Michael Roberts, 5/15/17
  • Colorado Independent, "Colorado Democrats on oil and gas appeal", by Corey Hutchins, May 15, 2017
  • Denver Post, "Doug Robinson, nephew of Mitt Romney, running for governor," by John Frank, April 25 2017
  • Westword.com, "Cary Kennedy and Why She's Running," by Michael Roberts, April 24, 2017
  • ColoradoPolitics.com, "Hickenlooper Has Little Faith in Brauchler," by Peter Marcus, Apr. 19, 2017
  • The Pueblo Chieftain, "Brauchler says leadership sets him apart," by Peter Roper, April 11, 2017
  • Westword.com, "Brauchler on Why He's Running for Governor," by Michael Roberts, Westword, April 7, 2017
  • Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, "Field in governor race starting to take shape", by Charles Ashby, April 6, 2017
  • Colorado Springs Gazette, "Robinson wants to give back," by Joey Bunch, April 25, 2017
  • Colorado Statesman, "Higher ed spending to support STEM disciplines," by Ernest Luning, April 20, 2017
  • Denver Post, "George Brauchler announces bid for governor," by John Frank, April 5, 2017
  • Colorado Gazette, "Mitchell is officially in the race for governor", by Joey Bunch, 2/14/17
  • The Denver Post, "Mitchell announces 2018 bid for Colorado governor", by John Frank, February 13, 2017
  • Westword.com, "Meet Mike Johnston, fast rising political star," 1/25/2017
  • The Denver Post, "Johnston announces 2018 bid for governor", Jan. 17, 2017
  • Huffington Post, "Cary Kennedyís Shameful Final Days," by Jessica Peck, May 25, 2011

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    George Brauchler: Requested pay cut & budget cut as County Commissioner.
    Victor Mitchell: To save jobs, we must halt any kind of tax increase.
    Victor Mitchell: In an over regulated Colorado, regulations need to be cut.
    Victor Mitchell: Cutting regulations will promote small businesses.
    Doug Robinson: Problems should be fixed by spending less, not raising taxes.
    Doug Robinson: Use our budget more effectively, instead of raising taxes.
    Cary Kennedy: Balanced budget after citizens vote on taxes.
Civil Rights
    Raul Labrador: Orientation/gender identity shouldn't bar employment.
    Victor Mitchell: Voted against Trump due to misogyny concerns.
    Mike Johnston: Participated in Women's March in Denver.
Corporations
    Doug Robinson: To help the economy, government has to get out of the way.
    George Brauchler: Protect business from excessive regulation.
Crime
    George Brauchler: Defend local law enforcement and provide resources.
    George Brauchler: Create specialized units to fight crime.
    George Brauchler: Supports death penalty; would lift stays of execution.
    John Hickenlooper: Issued stay of execution for convicted killer.
    George Brauchler: Death penalty is legitimate rule of law.
    Mike Johnston: Reduce sentencing disparities; ban police chokeholds.
Drugs
    Raul Labrador: Challenges AG on stopping pot research.
    George Brauchler: Pot law has not ended criminal activity.
    Steve Barlock: Will follow state law on pot.
    Doug Robinson: Do better by preventing addiction & promoting natural high.
    Doug Robinson: Children need to be protected from the dangers of pot.
    George Brauchler: Must increase mental health & drug treatment programs.
    Victor Mitchell: Marijuana revenues are being "ripped off" in the status quo.
    Victor Mitchell: THC is dangerous, but voters ok'ed the pot amendment.
    Doug Robinson: Opposes recreational marijuana.
    Doug Robinson: Opposed Amendment 64: youth usage of drugs is too high.
    George Brauchler: Opposed legalization but will defend CO laws.
    George Brauchler: Opposed marijuana legalization; but keep the feds out.
Education
    Steve Barlock: Favors home schooling.
    George Brauchler: Local control instead of one-size-fits-all education models.
    George Brauchler: Colorado should lead in STEM education.
    Victor Mitchell: College need to become more affordable in Colorado.
    Doug Robinson: In education, more choice makes more competition.
    Cary Kennedy: Make college more affordable, including tech & vocational.
    Victor Mitchell: Teachers unions are enemies of Colorado.
    Victor Mitchell: Supports vouchers and school choice.
    Victor Mitchell: Don't boost No education spending via tax increases.
    Victor Mitchell: Lower the cost of college.
    Mike Johnston: Keep up with innovation: 2 years of free college or training.
    Mike Johnston: National Guard service in exchange for state college tuition.
    Mike Johnston: Weaken tenure protections; strengthen teacher evaluations.
Energy & Oil
    Steve Barlock: Water power, but not wind power.
    Steve Barlock: State should not pick favorites in clean energy.
    George Brauchler: Colorado joining Paris Accords is meaningless symbolism.
    John Hickenlooper: Reduce greenhouse gas by 26% by 2025 and 35% by 2030.
    Victor Mitchell: Repeal misguided Paris Accords order on Day One.
    Cary Kennedy: Oil & gas are important, but protect public health.
    Mike Johnston: Balance oil & gas extraction with public safety.
    Noel Ginsburg: Develop oil & gas resources while protecting environment.
Environment
    Raul Labrador: Must work with partners to preserve public land.
    Cary Kennedy: Colorado can be national model on wind energy & cleantech.
Families & Children
    Cary Kennedy: Supports foster care via faith-based organizations.
Government Reform
    George Brauchler: Sunset law should apply to all regulations.
    George Brauchler: Move some state offices out of capital.
    George Brauchler: A record of official transparency.
    Mike Johnston: No PAC money when running as state senator or as governor.
Gun Control
    Steve Barlock: 100% for Trump unless he rejects NRA.
    George Brauchler: Supports guns for self-defense.
    Victor Mitchell: 100% record with NRA, but I don't believe in bazookas.
Health Care
    George Brauchler: Repeal Obamacare; local control of Medicaid.
    Victor Mitchell: Insurance is not necessary for primary care.
    Victor Mitchell: ObamaCare doesn't work for 50% of people today.
    Victor Mitchell: ObamaCare is not a solution; we need patient-centered care.
    Doug Robinson: Wants congress and Trump to repeal ObamaCare.
    George Brauchler: Medicaid block grants instead of ObamaCare expansion.
    George Brauchler: Increase Medicaid co-pays to change behavior.
    George Brauchler: Charge co-pays to low-income residents on Medicaid.
    Victor Mitchell: Promote patient-centered health care.
Homeland Security
    George Brauchler: Uniformed service includes tour in Iraq.
    Victor Mitchell: "Big brother government" is terribly intrusive.
Immigration
    Steve Barlock: Hardline against illegal immigration.
    Victor Mitchell: Supports Trump's anti-sanctuary city policies.
    George Brauchler: Opposes sanctuary cities; leave immigration to Feds.
    Cary Kennedy: Keep local cops out of immigration.
    Mike Johnston: Protect immigrants living in the country illegally.
Jobs
    Victor Mitchell: Teachers unions are about power not about helping teachers.
Principles & Values
    Steve Barlock: Statist and nationalist: Colorado and U.S. come first.
    Steve Barlock: Won't let globalist opponents steal my views.
Tax Reform
    Steve Barlock: Popular vote on any tax law or subsidy.
    George Brauchler: Supports Taxpayer Bill of Rights.
    George Brauchler: Use existing funds rather than raising taxes.
    George Brauchler: Oppose sales tax hike to raise $3.5B for road projects.
    Victor Mitchell: Not one darn penny for additional taxes.
    Victor Mitchell: No tax increases, not even to boost education spending.
    Cary Kennedy: OpEd: proudly championed the state's mill levy freeze.
Technology
    Doug Robinson: Infrastructure via government efficiency & private solutions.
    George Brauchler: Improve roads without raising taxes.
    Victor Mitchell: Shrink state agencies to look for funds for highways.
    Cary Kennedy: Rural areas need transportation & broadband infrastructure.
War & Peace
    Doug Robinson: Trump is right with strong response on Syria.


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