CO: Bennet, Buck Tied in Senate Race; GOP Likely to Lose Major Party Status Due to Maes’ Poor Showing

By: Monday October 25, 2010 12:59 pm

The Colorado Senate race remains one of the closest in the country, according to both the latest SurveyUSA and PPP polls. Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet and Republican Ken Buck are tied at 47 percent each. Senate SurveyUSA (10/19-21) Michael Bennet (D) 47 Ken Buck (R) 47 Other 5 Undecided 1 PPP (PDF) (10/21-23) Michael Bennet [...]

In the Midst of a Possible Wave Election, a Reminder That Candidates Matter

By: Friday October 8, 2010 1:25 pm

Often overlooked in politics is how determinative macro-indicators can be to the general direction of an election. Factors such as the state of the economy, unemployment, favorability of the party and the popularity of the president are obvious influencers to the outcomes of elections, but while good candidates, clever messaging, and strong campaigns can’t reverse [...]

CO Gov: Maes’ Low Total Could Cost GOP “Major Party” Status

By: Thursday October 7, 2010 9:59 pm

Dan Maes, the Republican Party’s nominee for governor in Colorado, is now polling at only 13 percent according to the latest PPP poll. Beyond helping to ensure that Democrat John Hickenlooper wins, Maes’ total implosion as a candidate could end up costing the Colorado Republican Party its legal status as a major party. PPP (PDF) [...]

CO Sen: Bennet, Buck Now Tied, According to PPP

By: Tuesday October 5, 2010 4:50 pm

According to the latest poll from PPP The Colorado Senate race is still very much in play this election cycle with the race between Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet and Republican Ken Buck. PPP (PDF) (9/30-10/2) Michael Bennet (D) 46 Ken Buck (R) 45 Undecided 9 A technical one-point lead is not normally good news for [...]

CO Gov: John Hickenlooper May Be the Luckiest Man in Politics

By: Wednesday August 11, 2010 11:43 am

John Hickenlooper, Mayor of Denver and Democratic nominee for Governor of Colorado, may be the single luckiest Democrat running for office this year. Only a few months ago, it looked like he was going to face a very tough election against a solid Republican candidate, Scott McInnis, in a bad political climate for Democrats. Polling [...]

Georgia, Connecticut, Colorado and Minnesota Primary Results – Liveblog Part 2

By: Tuesday August 10, 2010 10:00 pm

[Update - Michael Bennet just beat Andrew Romanoff and has been declared the winner of the Democratic primary for the US Senate race in Colorado.] The important election news so far tonight. Linda McMahon won the GOP primary for US Senate in Connecticut. Also in Connecticut, Dan Malloy beat Ned Lamont in the Democratic primary [...]

CO, CT, GA, MN Primaries Today: Competitive Contests for Direction of Both Parties

By: Tuesday August 10, 2010 12:50 pm

Tonight is one of the biggest nights remaining on the primary calendar, with primaries in Colorado, Connecticut, and Minnesota. There also is a primary runoff in Georgia. All four states feature important contests at the top spots on their ballots.

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