Before we get too worked up about next year’s elections in Colorado, how about we talk about whether a Trump-loving Republican has any hope of winning statewide here at all in 2022.
Magellan Strategies launched a series of deepish dives into competitive legislative districts yesterday, with a close look at a Westminster/Arvada district that had the distinction of being the closest Senate race in 2016.
Why Can’t Republicans Win in Colorado? Bad Election Campaign Tactics? Or Bad on the Issues that Matter Most?
Colorado Republicans are standing chest-deep in blue water that crashed here in November.
GOP Pollster Says Gardner Could “Very Well” Face A Primary Challenge, But It Has A “Minuscule” Chance Of Success
Conservative Republicans are already talking about trying to knock U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner out of Colorado’s 2020 senate race, with one local talk-radio host floating the name of State House Minority Leader Patrick Neville as a “great choice” to take on Gardner.
Gardner (And An Unknown CU Regent) Are Now The Lone Republicans Holding Statewide Office in Colorado
Yesterday, as Coloradans finished casting a blue wave of ballots that upended state politics, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, who along with CU Regent Heidi Ganahl are now the lone Republicans occupying state-wide offices in Colorado, was on the radio talking like a candidate.
With Ballot Calculus Favoring Dems, Trump Is Needed ASAP In Colo To Boost Republican Turnout, Says GOP Pollster
Unaffiliated voters are casting ballots “at a level never seen before in a midterm election in Colorado,” says Republican Pollster Ryan Winger at Magellan Strategies in a blog post today.
BALLOT RACE: Dems And Republicans Voting In Equal Numbers But Dems Appear To Have The Edge In Colorado
Democrats and Republicans have submitted about the same number of ballots so far, but most political observers are giving Colorado Democrats the serious upper hand this morning, as figures continue to show strong midterm turnout by unaffiliated voters and women, who favor Democrats in recent polling.