Latinos make up about twenty percent of Colorado’s population and continue to be a highly courted voting bloc. It’s a group that more frequently votes for Democrats, but Latinos also turn out less often in midterm elections like 2014.
DENVER — Colorado has seen feisty debates this fall, with candidates in close races for governor, Senate and the U.S. House arguing over abortion rights, energy policy and the death penalty. Just don’t expect any of them to talk much about the biggest news of the year: legal pot. Continue reading
Both supporters and opponents of Amendment 67 call the measure on this year’s ballot “personhood.” But they disagree sharply on what it actually does.
This weekend, PBS NewsHour anchor Gwen Ifill spoke with Representative Cory Gardner about his reasons for getting into the race and why he believes he’d make a better leader for Colorado. Continue reading
Conservative outside groups are outspending Democratic-leaning ones, $191 million to $130 million this cycle, the Washington Post’s Matea Gold reported Monday. Overall spending on everything from ads to keeping the lights on, combining both House and Senate races, has hit $1.2 billion, as of Oct. 12. Continue reading
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Two competing measures on the Washington state ballot this fall ask voters to take a stance on expanded background checks for gun sales. One is seeking universal checks for all sales and transfers, including private transactions. The other would prevent any such expansion. Continue reading