The Tiny Recall Elections in Colorado With Big Ripples

By: Wednesday September 11, 2013 12:10 pm

Sometimes very small elections can have political impacts well beyond their actual legislative importance, and last night the NRA proved it. Yesterday two Colorado Democratic state senators lost recall elections. Senate President John Morse and Angela Giron lost their seats to two Republicans. The actual direct impact of these local elections is extremely small. The [...]

Tom Tancredo Announces Run for Colorado Governor

By: Thursday May 23, 2013 12:07 pm

It looks like Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) may continue to hold the title of the luckiest man in American politicians. This morning Tom Tancredo announced that he run for governor in 2014 as a Republican. From Fox 31: Former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo announced over the radio waves Thursday morning that he will seek [...]

Marist: Race Tied in Colorado, Obama Up by Three in Nevada

By: Friday October 26, 2012 10:03 am

Despite Nevada being the state with the worst unemployment rate throughout Obama’s tenure, he still manages to hold a modest lead there over Mitt Romney. The latest NBC News/WSJ/Marist polls show Obama up by three in Nevada and the race completely tied in Colorado. Nevada Marist (10/23-24) Barack Obama 50% Mitt Romney 47% Other 1% [...]

Quinnipiac: Romney Makes Small Gains in CO and WI

By: Thursday October 11, 2012 11:04 am

There’s a slew of new swing state polling out today. In addition the the Marist polls, there’s also a new set of CBS News/NYT/Quinnipiac polls. From Quinnipiac: COLORADO: Romney 48 – Obama 47, compared to Obama 48 – Romney 47 Sept. 19 VIRGINIA: Obama 51 – Romney 46, compared to Obama 50 – Romney 46 [...]

Romney Leads in Colorado, Obama up in Virginia and Wisconsin

By: Wednesday August 8, 2012 9:56 am

Mitt Romney currently has a five point lead in Colorado, according to the most recent Quinnipiac University/New York Times/CBS News Swing State Poll. While Romney leads in Colorado, Obama still holds the advantage in Virginia and Wisconsin. From Quinnipiac: Colorado: Romney at 50 percent to Obama’s 45 percent; Virginia: Obama at 49 percent to Romney’s [...]

How Former NM Governor Gary Johnson Could Impact the Election

By: Wednesday August 1, 2012 12:54 pm

Gary Johnson, the popular former Republican governor of New Mexico, is running for President on the Libertarian Party ticket.  He is possibly the most popular third party candidate this cycle, though support is quite small at a national level. In over a century since the modern two party system in America became firmly established, no [...]

Growing Importance of Hispanic Vote for Obama

By: Tuesday June 19, 2012 12:51 pm

President Obama currently holds a seven point lead over Mitt Romney in Colorado according to a new PPP poll of the state. What is must interesting about the poll is why Obama is leading: it’s driven in large part by a huge lead among Hispanics. From PPP: The reason the race has tightened over the [...]

Obama and Romney Effectively Tied in Colorado, Iowa and Nevada

By: Thursday May 31, 2012 10:13 am

The presidential election is effectively tied in the swing states of Colorado, Iowa and Nevada according to the latest Marist/NBC News polls. President Obama is technically up by two in Nevada and one in Colorado but those small leads are within the margin of error. Colorado Marist (5/22-24) Barack Obama 46% Mitt Romney 45% Other [...]

An Amazing Night for Rick Santorum

By: Wednesday February 8, 2012 10:17 am

Last night Rick Santorum wildly beat expectations by pulling off the triple play, three wins in three contests. Santorum won the caucuses in both Minnesota and Colorado.  He also scored a huge victory in the non-binding Missouri primary.  That was helped by the fact Newt Gingrich chose not to get on the ballot for this [...]

Primary Night Primer: Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri

By: Tuesday February 7, 2012 3:19 pm

Tonight will feature three state events related to the Republican Presidential primary. Colorado and Minnesota will both be holding their caucuses this evening starting at 7 pm local time. In addition there is a totally non-binding primary in Missouri. Polls close at 7 pm local time. It is purely a beauty contest that will have [...]

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