COLORADO POLITICS — There isn’t much time left for politicians and organizations to announce their endorsements in Colorado’s primary races. Ballots will be arriving in mailboxes within a few weeks and voters will be soon be voting, so expect a flood of announcements by early June from the big enchiladas who want to help their favored candidates win.

Colorado’s largest teacher’s union threw its support this week behind Joe Neguse, a former University of Colorado regent and one of two Democrats running in the 2nd Congressional District.

Kerrie Dallman, president of the Colorado Education Association, said the 35,000-member union is backing Neguse because he shares its priorities and will fight for better funding for education — sentiments Neguse echoed in his own statement accepting the endorsement.

“Joe knows that having access to a quality public education is the key to upward mobility in this country. He will fight for increased school funding, better pay for our educators, and to ensure that every student has access to great opportunities,” Dallman said in a statement.

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