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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Flavio Barragan, Former Student

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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October 16, 2017

Johnston campaign continuing to set records

For Immediate Release Oct. 16, 2017 Contact: media@mikejohnstonforcolorado.com Mike Johnston, Democratic candidate for Colorado governor, pushed his yearly fundraising total to more than $1.25 million in the third quarter, and his campaign now has more cash on hand…

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September 8, 2017

National Coming Out Day

I didn’t ‘always know’ that I was a lesbian. I might have if I knew I was in a world where that was an equally acceptable option. It wasn’t then, and for so many it still isn’t now. I ‘came…

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September 4, 2017

Mike Johnston Issues Statement on Potential DACA Order

For Immediate Release Sept. 4, 2017 Contact: media@mikejohnstonforcolorado.com Mike Johnston Issues Statement on Potential DACA Order Mike Johnston, Democratic candidate for Colorado governor, issued the following statement today on reports of President Trump’s proposed action…

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August 29, 2017

Part 3: DACAmented

Thank you so much for following my story over the past couple of days! I have one final first day to tell you about – my first day as a teacher. I joined Teach for America right out of college…

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August 28, 2017

Part 2: a DREAMer’s Story

It’s Marissa again, and today I want to tell you about the next part of my journey as a student: my first day of college. Growing up as an undocumented immigrant, college was never a given. It was especially difficult…

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August 28, 2017

Mike’s Letter to Jeff Sessions on DACA

To: Jeff Sessions Office of the Attorney General 950 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington DC, 90530 From: Mike Johnston 5405 E. 33rd St. Denver, CO, 80207 General Sessions, Recently, you received a letter from 10 state…

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August 24, 2017

Part 1: My DREAM

My name is Marissa Molina. I’m a volunteer for the Mike Johnston campaign and a former teacher from Glenwood Springs. Over the next few days, I want to tell you about three first days of school…

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August 15, 2017

Mike Johnston and Matt Shakman Postpone Tonight’s Q and A Event

For Immediate Release Aug. 14, 2017 Contact: media@mikejohnstonforcolorado.com Following the weekend’s violence and tragic loss of life in Charlottesville, Va., Colorado gubernatorial candidate Mike Johnston and director Matt Shakman have decided to postpone tonights Q…

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August 14, 2017

Statement from Mike on Charlottesville Attack

For Immediate Release Aug. 14, 2017 Contact: media@mikejohnstonforcolorado.com For 400 years Americans in Virginia have dedicated their lives to ripping white supremacy from the fabric of this country; those leaders had the courage to call evil…

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August 9, 2017

Sen. Gary Hart Endorses Mike Johnston’s Campaign for Colorado Governor

For Immediate Release Aug. 9, 2017 Contact: media@mikejohnstonforcolorado.com Gary Hart, who represented Colorado in the U.S. Senate from 1975 to 1987 has endorsed Mike Johnston for Colorado governor, calling him “one of the most creative and…

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