Messenger: Leading Colorado Forward

Candidate: Kevin Priola

Contest: Senate District 25

Affiliation: R

Date delivered: Sept. 15, 2020

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Message type: mailer

Message tone: negative

About the message:

This mailer from a Democratic super PAC criticizes Republican state Sen. Kevin Priola for votes on issues of reproductive health, saying he sponsored several bills to ban abortion including one in 2018, voted against a budget amendment to fund teen pregnancy prevention and against requring insurance coverage for basic materinty care (in 2010).

Priola faces Democrat Paula Dickerson in an Adams County district that is considered to tilt Democratic in 2020.

About the messenger:

Leading Colorado Forward is a state super PAC working to elect Democrats to the state Senate.

The messenger's money:

The group's donors include national nonprofit America Votes, New Belgium Brewery founder Kimberly Jordan, Noble Energy, Extraction Oil& Gas, Unitedhealth Group PAC and a range of other businesses and individuals.