Who's Gonna Govern? Hear in-depth interviews with the men and women who want to be Colorado's next governor before you vote in the primaries. The candidates discuss the biggest issues facing the state and what they plan to do when they get into office.
Who's Gonna Govern?

Who's Gonna Govern?

From CPR News

Hear in-depth interviews with the men and women who want to be Colorado's next governor before you vote in the primaries. The candidates discuss the biggest issues facing the state and what they plan to do when they get into office.

Most Recent Episodes

Walker Stapleton On What He Would Do As Governor

In perhaps his last "job interview" before the election, Walker Stapleton, the Republican candidate for Colorado governor, talks about sports gambling taxes as a way to fix our transportation troubles, education taxes, tariffs and whether or not he's the candidate would do for Colorado what President Donald Trump is doing for the country.

Jared Polis On What He Would Do As Governor

In perhaps his last "job interview" before the election, Jared Polis, the Democratic candidate for Colorado governor, talks about Amazon's HQ2, growth, transportation, education taxes, health care costs, and his resolution to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Our theme music is "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes, licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0.

Primary Winners: Jared Polis, Democrat And Walker Stapleton, Republican

Episode 10: The Colorado Primary is over and voters have spoken. Host Ryan Warner speaks to the major party winners before the campaign kicks off in earnest. Our theme music is "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes, licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0.

Bonus Episode: Congressional District Candidates

Episode 9: In this bonus episode, we take you to three of Colorado's congressional districts, each with its own heated primary battle.

Candidate Jared Polis, Democrat

Episode 8: The online retail entrepreneur turned politician is campaigning on free early childhood education, state-led healthcare and increased gun control. Our theme music is "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes, licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0.

Candidate Walker Stapleton, Republican

Episode 7: State Treasurer Walker Stapleton came to Colorado 15 years ago. He worked with high-tech startups and led a real-estate investment company before public office. Our theme music is "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes, licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0.

Candidate Greg Lopez, Republican

Episode 6: Once Colorado's youngest mayor and a Democrat, Greg Lopez is now a Republican running for governor. Our theme music is "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes, licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0.

Candidate Donna Lynne, Democrat

Episode 5: Democrat Donna Lynne is the lieutenant governor. She came to Colorado from New York City 13 years ago to run Kaiser's health care operation. Our theme music is "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes, licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0.

Candidate Doug Robinson, Republican

Episode 4: Republican Doug Robinson is a retired investment banker and founder of the nonprofit, KidsTek, which makes sure high-needs students have access to technology. Our theme music is "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes, licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0.

Candidate Cary Kennedy, Democrat

Episode 3: Democrat Cary Kennedy served as Colorado State Treasurer from 2007-2011 and then as Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Mayor under Denver Mayor Michael Hancock. Our theme music is "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes, licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0.