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Armstrong: How Colorado Republicans can rebuild

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Colorado’s final election 2018 results are even worse for Republicans

Democrat Jared Polis won the governor's race over Republican Walker Stapleton by about 10 points

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Here’s why Colorado’s unaffiliated voters overwhelmingly picked Democrats in 2018. The story starts with Donald Trump.

Four in 10 unaffiliated voters polled by Magellan Strategies said a vote for Democrat Jared Polis in the governor’s race was a statement against President Donald Trump

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It wasn’t just cash: How texting, cannabis voters and tech outreach lifted Jared Polis to victory

The Democrat employed unique strategies to help drive support and beat his Republican rival in Colorado’s governor’s race

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Mapping the 2018 vote: Blue Colorado gets bluer and the divide remains

Democrats won big in the urban Front Range and Colorado ski country but the GOP held its base counties in the governor's race

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GOP super PACs make big TV buys to influence last-minute voters in Colorado governor’s race

Even after you factor out massive U.S. Senate race spending during the last midterm election, television purchases are $8 million ahead of 2014.

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GOP turnout in Colorado behind 2014; Democrat, unaffiliated ballot returns are surging

"This will be a dogfight until the very end," Republicans say as GOP early voting figures are below 2014 numbers in all but one of the largest counties in Colorado

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Will the next governor be open and transparent to the public? The record is not promising

Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton made hostile comments toward the news media on the campaign trail and diverge on public accountability

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Abortion is a key issue in Colorado’s 2018 campaigns — but it sounds different this time

The issue of abortion is a defining difference between candidates for governor and down the ballot in the 2018 election