Mike Johnston for Colorado

Mike Johnston grew up in Colorado and knows our newest challenges can be met with our oldest values. Values that created a sense of community where we believed in a common destiny, belonged to something larger than our own lives, and built a future of our own choosing. As governor, he'll help bridge the divides in our state to build an economy with a good job for every Coloradan, create affordable housing and less traffic, and provide access to an excellent education for every child.

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If you’re looking for someone who will make a difference, be committed, be passionate, stride through anything, never give up and help others before himself, Mike Johnston is the perfect candidate.

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April 24, 2017

Mike Johnston to visit La Junta, Alamosa, Pueblo and Colorado Springs

April 24, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: media@mikejohnstonforcolorado.com Mike Johnston’s campaign for Colorado governor once again hits the road this week to meet voters and organize supporters at several stops in Southern Colorado.   Here’s where Mike…

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April 18, 2017

200 of Denver’s Young Professionals

More than 200 of Denver’s young professionals joined Mike on the 14th floor at Platform at Union Station apartments last night where they enthusiastically embraced his call for a more inclusive, more compassionate and forward-looking Colorado. The event, in…

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April 11, 2017

Colorado Stories: Mollie and Delaney

Meet Mollie (left) and Delaney (right), two Longmont high school students who helped out with our Meet Mike event this past week! Delaney volunteered for Mike’s campaign after seeing him give meaningful and honest answers to tough questions…

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April 10, 2017

Gubernatorial candidate lays out platform for Carbondalians

In a rapid-fire delivery laced with anecdotes and humor, Mike Johnston, the 42-year-old former Colorado state senator who in January was the first state Democrat to announce his run for governor’s seat, spent about an hour with Carbondale constituents…

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April 10, 2017

Statement from Mike Johnston on Cary Kennedy’s announcement

For Immediate Release Contact: media@mikejohnstonforcolorado.com April 10, 2017 (Denver) –  This campaign will determine whether we have the bold leadership to define Colorado’s future for ourselves or we allow the future to define us. That is the…

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April 9, 2017

Statement from Mike Johnston on Congressman Ed Perlmutter’s announcement

For Immediate Release Contact: media@mikejohnstonforcolorado.com April 9, 2017 (Denver) – This election isn’t just about who will be Colorado’s next governor, it’s about whether we bridge those things that divide us, and create a Colorado prepared to lead…

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April 3, 2017

Johnston Announces Record-setting Fundraising

For Immediate Release Contact: media@mikejohnstonforcolorado.com April 3, 2017 (Denver) – Today, the Mike Johnston for Colorado campaign announced raising a record of at least $625,000 for the first quarter of 2017. While the final total is still being tabulated,…

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April 3, 2017

Mike Johnston reports record early fundraising haul for 2018 Colorado governor’s race

None of the money Johnston collected came from political action committees By JOHN FRANK | jfrank@denverpost.com | The Denver Post April 3, 2017 at 3:00 pm Democrat Mike Johnston will report raising…

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March 23, 2017

Statement from Mike Johnston on Ken Salazar’s decision

For Immediate Release Contact: media@mikejohnstonforcolorado.com March 23, 2017 (Denver) –  Ken Salazar has dedicated his life to protecting Colorado’s land, water and people. We will need his counsel, creativity, and courage to…

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March 17, 2017

Gobernadores deben intervenir en el debate migratorio (Governors should intervene in the immigration debate)

EL COMERCIO DE COLORADO “Mike Johnston culminated his second term as a senator to the Colorado Assembly in January 2017. He immediately started off with his new project. This young and experienced politician wants to become the Democrat…

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