The race for governor in Colorado is in a statistical tie, with Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper in a dead heat with Republican challenger Bob Beauprez.
Social issues and the weather found center stage in the first half of 2014 in Colorado, with legal pot and not-so-legal gay marriage claiming the headlines.
Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez, who suffered a big defeat in the 2006 gubernatorial contest, will get a second act in Colorado politics as the Republicans’ choice to try to defeat incumbent Democratic Gov. John Hicknlooper in November.
Bob Beauprez is the Republican party’s choice to run for governor against Democratic incumbent John Hickenlooper.
Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez has won the Republican primary election for Colorado governor, besting three other candidates for the chance to challenge incumbent Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Colorado Republicans are voting Tuesday to select a candidate to challenge Gov. John Hickenlooper in November, hopeful their primary nominee can buck Democratic momentum and the perception that the state has quickly turned liberal.
Republicans are deciding on candidates to challenge for the governor’s office, U.S. House of Representatives and legislative seats that could tip the balance of power in the state Senate.
No matter who Republicans pick as their party’s candidate in the primaries Tuesday, they are expected to face an uphill battle In their quest to unseat Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper raised $151,636 for his re-election campaign during the last two weeks, and he has nearly $1 million cash on hand.
The Republican Party is expanding its Hispanic outreach in the Southwest, hoping to capitalize on the popularity of its two Hispanic governors in the region and win back a part of the country that has been trending Democratic.