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.
They must feel like old friends by now to Colorado TV watchers: Cory Gardner and Mark Udall. But those old friends are mostly going away from your TV.
A Colorado governor’s race that few expected to be close enters its final day with neither party able to say with confidence that they’ve gained a clear lead.
It’s all about “get out the vote” and Republicans were winning on that front the night before Election Day. Historically they vote earlier and heavier in midterm elections, but this year the GOP has a 120,000 vote lead and is ahead in all but one of the swing counties.
Colorado residents will get tax refunds because the state’s improving economy means government is collecting more revenue than it is allowed to keep under the voter-approved Taxpayer Bill of Rights.