- The state votes Democratic in a presidential election for the first time in 16 years, yet Republicans actually pick up House seats for the first time in 14 years.
- Colorado becomes the first state to reject Ward Connerly's anti-affirmative action initiative, but at the same time it wouldn't pass a modest tax to benefit special needs children.
- A white Coloradan (Udall) wins statewide with a smaller vote share than a black Chicagoan (Obama).
- Bernie Buescher, the presumed next speaker of the state house, loses his reelection bid.
Friday, November 7, 2008
Perhaps someone who's lived here longer than I have can explain the following results of the 2008 election in Colorado:
Posted by Seth Masket at 11/07/2008 10:54:00 AM