State elections

Jared Polis talks economic incentives, net neutrality and turkey

Colorado’s governor-elect Jared Polis doesn’t anticipate offering big incentive packages to lure companies very often, he told Colorado Politics in an interview Friday, adding that he’s “skeptical...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Poll finds unaffiliated voters in Colorado don’t like GOP, loathe Trump

Colorado’s unaffiliated voters turned out for last week’s election in record numbers and turned their backs on Republicans by wide margins, a survey conducted by a GOP polling firm shows. What’s...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado voter turnout was 2nd in the nation

Colorado saw the nation’s second-highest voter turnout rate in the midterm election with 61.9 percent of active voters participating, Secretary of State Wayne Williams’ office reported Tuesday....

DATE: Nov. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Democratic wave surged deep into Colorado’s key counties

For years, political analysts have had their eyes on a handful of counties in Colorado – Jefferson, Arapahoe, Adams and Larimer – as bellwethers, the ones that predict whether Colorado might go...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado transportation funding faces winding road ahead

Colorado’s dance over dollars for transportation didn’t end on Election Day, when voters crushed two ballot questions that could have put billions into roads. Voters, by roughly 20-point margins,...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Backers of oil and gas drilling setbacks in Colorado lost at the ballot box, but are looking to a new blue statehouse

The defeat of Proposition 112, Colorado’s oil and gas drilling setback measure, followed a national trend. Voters in Arizona and Washington, like those in Colorado, turned down measures that would...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s election brought a wave of women, but the current was strongest for Democrats

Women turned out in force in Colorado on Election Day, casting 110,000 more ballots than men, based on unofficial results Friday. But it was primarily Democratic women who won the day: They...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s first transgender legislator elected

Brianna Titone’s opponent in her race for the Colorado House of Representatives has conceded after Titone’s lead rose to 368 votes in results posted Saturday night. Titone, an Arvada Democrat,...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

A feast of firsts for Colorado on Election Day

When Democrat Jared Polis won election as Colorado’s 43rd governor on Tuesday, he became the state’s first Jewish governor-elect and the first openly gay candidate to be elected governor anywhere...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Taxpayers prove stingy despite strong economy, support for Democrats

A question emerges after Colorado’s midterm vote of 2018: What exactly does a good year to ask for a tax increase look like? “It does seem to be a statewide trend: The voters want you to live...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado House Dems tap Becker as speaker; Senate Dems choose Garcia as president

The new Colorado state Senate Democratic majority on Thursday chose Sen. Leroy Garcia of Pueblo as its next president. The 38-plus House Democratic caucus elected House Majority Leader KC Becker as...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Winners and losers in Colorado’s 2018 election

Elections are decisions, and Colorado voters clearly favored some over others this year. Here’s Colorado Politics’ take on who came out on top in the Colorado midterms: Winners Democrats The blue...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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