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.
Colorado’s mercurial political nature was on full display Tuesday, with voters overwhelmingly approving taxes on marijuana sales but rejecting an income tax hike for schools.
The race for the White House is neck and neck and one of Colorado’s congressional races is also expected to be close.
The presidential candidates suspended their daily campaign activities right after the theater shootings in Aurora and Coloradans haven’t seen any campaign ads until Friday.
The nation’s only statewide tax vote on the November ballot asks Colorado voters whether they want to temporarily raise taxes to generate $3 billion for classrooms and colleges.