Noel Ginsberg 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.