Colorado Finance Summary
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Colorado Government:

Governor: Jared Polis (D)

Lieutenant Governor: Dianna Primavera (D)

Attorney General: Phil Weiser (D)

Secretary of State:  Jena Griswold (D)

State Treasurer: Dave Young (D)

Agriculture Commissioner: Kate Greenburg (Nonpolitical)

Education Commissioner: Katy Anthes (Nonpolitical)

Insurance Commissioner:  Michael Conway (Nonpolitical)

Public Utilities Commissioners: Eric Blank (Nonpolitical), Megan Gilman (Nonpolitical), with one vacant seat. 

Executive Director of Labor and Employment: Joe Barela (Nonpolitical)

Executive Director of Natural Resources: Dan Gibbs (Nonpolitical)

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Campaign Finance Snapshot
Total Contributions
Candidate Contributions
Committee Contributions
Total Expenditures
Candidate Expenditures
Committee Expenditures
Top Candidates
Total Contributions
Total Expenditures
Jared Polis $24,474,054.65$23,904,331.35
Victor Mitchell $5,027,638.26$5,046,729.26
Walker Stapleton $4,323,653.31$3,998,110.60
Philip Weiser $3,062,177.92$2,912,289.11
Michael Johnston $2,497,593.91$2,491,959.36
Cary Kennedy $2,245,258.07$2,235,511.53
Brian Watson $1,816,170.70$1,728,117.43
Jena Griswold $1,112,687.88$1,024,054.42
George Brauchler $1,099,916.92$1,093,529.78
Donna Lynne $1,091,658.00$1,191,658.00
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Top Committees
Total Contributions
Total Expenditures
Protecting Colorado's Environment Economy and Energy Independence $41,714,588.00$38,926,626.15
Committee for Colorado's Shared Heritage $11,234,317.72$7,758,316.97
Coloradans for Fairness $8,002,500.69$7,973,802.95
Coloradans for Coloradans $7,278,957.36$7,058,217.34
Save Our Neighborhoods $6,686,483.06$6,613,926.00
Fair Maps Colorado $6,029,719.90$5,801,094.79
Good Jobs Colorado $5,798,368.00$5,743,082.02
Frontier Fairness PAC $5,753,950.02$5,749,882.00
Colorado Freedom Iec $5,139,498.88$5,139,498.88
Better Colorado Now $5,019,192.97$4,960,953.30
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