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Denver Elections Division Requires Candidate Wayne New to Correct Violations

In response to a complaint filed by Ethics Watch, the Denver Elections Divison has issued two formal notices… 

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Ethics Watch Files Campaign Finance Complaint Against Denver City Council Candidate Wayne New

Colorado Ethics Watch has asked the Denver Elections Division to determine whether Wayne New, candidate for Denver City… 

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Ethics Watch Files Brief In Republican Super-PAC Case

On Friday, Colorado Ethics Watch filed its principal brief in its appeal of a Denver District Court decision… 

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In the News

Central Denver council candidate admits campaign finance slip-ups

The Denver Post (John Murray) Wayne New, one of five candidates running for City Council to represent central Denver’s District 10, says his campaign “overlooked” a couple campaign finance rules by not printing disclosures on campaign signs or fully listing the spending on his finance reports. Read More ›

Denver council candidate apologizes for breaking campaign finance rules

The Colorado Independent (Kyle Harris) Wayne New got some bad news today. As The Colorado Independent reported earlier, Colorado Ethics Watch filed a complaint with the Denver Elections Division about this City Council candidate. Read More ›

Did Denver City Council candidate Wayne New violate campaign code?

The Colorado Independent (Kyle Harris) Denver City Council candidate Wayne New’s ads claim he is “neighborhood friendly” and “development smart.” The ads are also in violation of campaign finance law, charges Colorado Ethics Watch. Read More ›