Messenger: Leading Colorado Forward

Candidate: Lynn Gerber

Contest: Senate District 19

Affiliation: R

Date delivered: Sept. 11, 2020

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Message type: mailer

Message tone: negative

About the message:

This mailer from Democratic super PAC Leading Colordo Forward cites GOP state Senate candidate Lynn Gerber on coronavirus and her opposition to strengthened vaccination reporting in Colorado, mostly citing Facebook postings. Gerber Facebook "likes" include the anti-vaccination Colorado Health Choice Alliance and Colorado Freedom Force, a group that often posts objections to wearing masks or limiting interaction to limit the spread of coronavirus.

Gerber is challening Democratic state Sen. Rachel Zenzinger in District 19, centered in Arvada.

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.