Messenger: Colorado Republican Committee

Candidate: Mike Coffman

Contest: 6th CD

Affiliation: R

Date delivered: Sept. 4, 2018

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Message type: mailer

Message tone: positive

About the message:

This positive mailer from the federal Colorado Republican Committee emphasizes 6th District Congressman Mike Coffman's efforts to work across the aisle. It notes that he's a member of the Problem Solvers Caucus, a bipartisan group of lawmakers. And it says he's rated one of the most bipartisan members of Congress, although it doesn't cite references for any claims on the mailer.

ProPublica notes that Coffman voted against his party 8.3 percent of the time, ranking 78th out of 430 during the session that began in January 2017.

The Lugar Center ranked Coffman as 12th most bipartisan House membert in 2017.

Coffman faces Democratic attorney Jason Crow in the competitive district based in Aurora and Denver's southern suburbs.

About the messenger:

The Colorado Republican Committee is the federal fundraising arm of the Colorado GOP.

The messenger's money:

This federal political party committee may take up to $10,000 per year from individual donors. Most of the party's money in 2024 came from $20,000 to $40,000 fees charged to presidential candidates to get on the ballot and a joint fundraiser with other national Republican committees.