Messenger: Colorado Republican Committee

Candidate: John Hickenlooper

Contest: U.S. Senate

Affiliation: D

Date delivered: Sept. 18, 2020

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Message type: mailer

Message tone: negative

About the message:

This mailer from the Colorado Republican Committee urges people to vote against Democratic U.S. Senate candidate and former Gov. John Hickenlooper because he would raise taxes.

It cites tax hikes he supported as Denver mayor, two of which were statewide ballot iniatives supported by then-Republican Gov. Bill Owens.

Hickenlooper is challenging Republican Sen. Cory Gardner.

About the messenger:

The Colordado Republican Committee is the federal fundraising arm of the Colorado Republican Party.

The messenger's money:

This federal political party committee may take up to $10,000 in individual donations. But a significant portion of the group's money in the 2020 cycle comes from the Republican National Committee.