Colorado Democrats hold majorities; GOP blunts a second blue wave

Democratic state lawmakers boosted their majority in the state Senate by one seat and maintained their strong numbers in the House after balloting ended Tuesday. But new House leadership, 16 new...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Does Cory Gardner have a future in politics?

What’s next for Cory Gardner? That’s the big question on Colorado Republicans’ minds a day after Gardner was decisively knocked out of his U.S. Senate seat by Democrat John Hickenlooper. At only...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper ousts Gardner from U.S. Senate

Riding a wave of opposition to President Donald Trump, former Gov. John Hickenlooper defeated Republican incumbent Cory Gardner in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race. The Democratic victory Tuesday put...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Joe Biden wins Colorado, defeating Trump for 9 electoral votes

Democrat Joe Biden cruised to victory Tuesday night in Colorado, taking the state’s nine electoral votes in a contest that was never in doubt. The former vice president’s victory over President...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado budget plan includes $1.3B to kick-start state economy

Gov. Jared Polis is proposing a $1.3 billion stimulus package that he says will jump-start the Colorado economy – but it’s not clear the money exists to cover the cost. The stimulus package is a...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

How high will the blue wave crest in Colorado? Democrats are predicting big wins.

In the final days of the 2020 campaign, Lisa Cutter is not taking anything for granted. The state representative is the first Democrat to win her western Jefferson County district, part of a...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Poll in Colorado shows Democrats poised for big wins, but can you trust the numbers?

A new poll conducted just days before the 2020 election shows Democrats Joe Biden and John Hickenlooper are poised for double-digit victories in Colorado. Biden, a Democrat, leads President Donald...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado early vote tracker: turnout in the 2020 election

Colorado voters are casting ballots in droves ahead of the 2020 election, pushing early vote totals to record levels in the first days. As of 12:15 p.m. Oct. 28 — 6 days before the Nov. 3 election...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Here’s why 24,000 ballots in Colorado didn’t count in 2016

In the 2016 election, 24,189 Colorado voters cast ballots that did not count. It’s a small fraction of the 2.7 million votes tallied — 0.9% — but still a notable sum in a state that bills itself...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado workers ordered to take unpaid furlough amid shortfall

Gov. Jared Polis announced Tuesday that he will order most of Colorado’s 30,000 government employees to take an unpaid furlough to help address the state’s budget crunch. The move — expected to be...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner touts public lands but is mum on Trump’s overseer

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner helped lead a push to move the Bureau of Land Management headquarters to Colorado. And he is the sponsor of a bill to provide money to acquire public lands and improve...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner starts Senate contest in a hole. And the reason why is simple

In the first half of 2017, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner celebrated the confirmation of Colorado native Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. He introduced legislation to move the federal public lands...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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