Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.
Colorado Republicans hope to erase Democrats’ one-seat majority in the state Senate on Tuesday and cut into, if not overturn, the Democrats’ 37-28 majority in the House. Some key races:
We’re used to seeing the big races and ballot issues fight it out over the TV airwaves, but now the fight for the Colorado State Senate joins the crowded commercial breaks.
Colorado Republicans are unleashing another round of criticism against Gov. John Hickenlooper and his stance against capital punishment, hoping to paint the Democrat as indecisive on the issue in the months leading up to November.
Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez has been certified to Republican primary ballots for governor.
Republicans in the Colorado House are seeing a leadership shakeup after simmering tensions within the party.
Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner won’t have a primary before taking on Democratic Sen. Mark Udall.
Republican delegates on Friday placed State Sen Scott Renfroe and Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck on the primary ballot to replace Rep. Cory Gardner, who is stepping down from his House seat.
Seven Republicans are vying for the right to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper this fall, including two former congressmen and the secretary of state.
Democrats on Monday rejected proposals from Colorado Republicans that would make mail ballots optional and allow anyone to challenge votes cast by mail.