Colorado Republicans selected Colorado Springs Sen. Bill Cadman to be state Senate president as the party takes control of the chamber for the first time in a decade.
After two years of Democratic dominance, Colorado’s Legislature next year returns to divided control, with Democrats in charge of the House and Republicans ruling the Senate.
The very slim majorities that each party now hold in the Colorado State Legislature, thanks to the 2014 election, should bring a season of bipartisanship to Colorado, which is exactly what the doctor ordered.
Democrats ceded control of the Colorado state Senate to the GOP Saturday, setting up a divided Legislature after two years of Democratic control.
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.
John Hickenlooper declared victory over challenger Bob Beauprez on Wednesday morning, providing Colorado Democrats with one of their few bright spots this midterm.
The votes are still being counted in Colorado’s gubernatorial race, and Gov. John Hickenlooper has taken a very slight lead.
Colorado’s 2014 election returned the state to our accustomed shade of purple as Republicans are finally able to claim a major statewide race. But how will this new shade of purple affect Colorado over the next two years?
It’s clear that voters nationwide are scratching a six-year itch midway through President Barack Obama’s second term, and that’s played a massive role in the senate and governor races in Colorado.
The race for governor in Colorado is proving to be the nail-biter that polls and pundits predicted, as Gov. John Hickenlooper and challenger Bob Beauprez battled late into Tuesday night.