jared polis Rep. Jared Polis visits Aspen as governor-hopeful By Wyatt Orme • Jan 3, 2018 Jared Polis Congressman Jared Polis is hoping to become Colorado’s next governor and will be in Aspen on Saturday at an event hosted by Pitkin County Democrats. Donna Lynne formally launches gubernatorial campaign By Bente Birkeland • Sep 8, 2017 Colorado’s Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne has formally kicked off her campaign to run for Governor. She joins a crowded Democratic primary race. Jared Polis enters race for Colorado governor By Bente Birkeland • Jun 13, 2017 The list of Democrats wanting to be Colorado’s next governor is growing. Democratic Rep. Jared Polis of Boulder said he’ll run against his colleague Democratic Rep. Ed Perlmutter, along with other high profile opponents.