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.
Colorado Democrats will retain a majority in the state House, but it’s still unclear which party will control the Senate.
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.
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.
An early education overhaul aimed at boosting literacy has cleared a hurdle in the Colorado Legislature despite concerns the measure isn’t funded and could result in more kids flunking the early grades.
Tempers are flaring in the Colorado Legislature as the session nears its midway point, and it turned out to be a wacky Wednesday in the state House during voting for bills.