DENVER (AP) – Colorado Democrats emerged from the 2014 elections battered and bruised, losing the state Senate for the first time in 10 years and having a slimmer margin of power in the House than […]
New Republican senators who sometimes breathed tea-party fire as candidates are adopting a more moderate tone as they enter Congress.
Democrats ceded control of the Colorado state Senate to the GOP Saturday, setting up a divided Legislature after two years of Democratic control.
In Tuesday’s election, Republicans picked up at least two seats in the state House and could take control of the Senate, depending on how one lingering race turns out. That means Colorado would have a split legislature.
With final results of many Colorado legislative races up in the air Thursday, Republicans and Democrats were anxiously waiting to see which party would control the Senate and House.
Final results for many Colorado state legislative races are still unknown, and Republicans and Democrats continue to wait to see which party will control either chamber of the Legislature.
In the end, not even Oregon’s backyard chicken owners and vegan foodies had enough money and clout to persuade voters to pass a ballot measure that would have required labeling of genetically modified foods.
Democrats’ control of the Colorado Legislature remained in question Wednesday, with votes still being counted in several close races that could topple liberal majorities in the Senate and House.
Nearly 24 hours after the polls closed, ballots were still being tallied in Adams County. So much attention is being placed on those votes because the balance of power in the Colorado’s state Legislature is at stake.
A new law to change the way school boards negotiate with teacher unions was the only statewide Colorado ballot measure approved by voters Tuesday.