Colorado business leaders give big as election day nears

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - Denver-area business leaders made major contributions to political campaigns as the 2016 election went into the home stretch.

The contribution figures came from the final round of campaign-finance reports in this pre-election cycle, which were filed with the Colorado Secretary of State’s office on Monday. All ballots must be returned to election officials by 7 p.m. on Nov. 8.

Among the areas where business leaders gave significantly are:

• DaVita Inc. chairman and CEO Kent Thiry contributed another $200,000 to Let Colorado Vote, the coordinated campaign to pass Propositions 107 and 108, that would replace Colorado’s presidential caucus system with a primary election and would open that and existing primaries so that unaffiliated voters could choose to vote in either the Democratic or Republican contests.

Read more at the Denver Business Journal: http://bit.ly/2ebkS2c

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