In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so: I grant anyone the right to use this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law. The Rothenberg Political Report considered it a 'Lean Takeover'. Romney easily won the majority of votes in the Colorado caucus straw poll. The Cook Political Report considered it 'Toss Up'. The following were the members of the Electoral College from the state.
Obama improved on John Kerry's performance throughout the state. In the Fourth District, the Democrats added another seat to their majority as Betsy Markey beat Marilyn Musgrave, the three-term Republican incumbent. The electors of each state and the met on December 15, 2008, to cast their votes for president and vice president. By using this site, you agree to the and the. File usage on Commons This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. Their chosen electors then vote for president and vice president.
Whoever wins the majority of votes in the state is awarded all 9 electoral votes. Along the Front Range, a number of rich counties dominated by ski resorts lean Democratic; in southern Colorado, a number of thinly populated, Latino counties also lean Democratic. By and large, Obama won these areas. An elector who votes for someone other than his or her candidate is known as a. The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the by waiving all of his or her rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law. Colorado Democrats projected that more than 30,000 people could show up at the state caucuses, more than twice as many as participated in 2004. Colorado is allocated 9 electors because it has 7 and 2.
Recently, however, there had been a growing population of , young professionals, and an influx of people from other states - all of whom tend to vote Democratic. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. . If no open House seats change hands, and Udall wins this race, Democrats would hold the governorship, both Senate seats, and 4 of 7 House seats -- quite a change for a state that has voted Republican in nine of the last 10 presidential elections it chose Clinton in 1992. In addition, Democrat defeated incumbent Republican , by 12 points for seat. Democratic nominee won the open seat, the first time in that a Democrat last held it. Our Zach Thaxton is covering the mayoral race and the city council races Our Sam Kraemer is following the vote on ballot issue 1 — collective bargaining for firefighters.
Senate seats; his vacated House seat was also won by Democrat. District McCain Obama Representative 24. Each of the 46 delegates Colorado will send to the Republican National Convention will be unpledged, but the state caucus and straw poll here was viewed as an important indicator of momentum in this diverse state. Both parties believed this senate contest would be one of the most competitive senate races during the 2008 election. You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.
The state sends a total of 46 unpledged delegates to the national convention. Obama would split the vote evenly in the straw poll taken there. Instead the electors from each state and the District of Columbia met in their respective capitols. Both will have a full wrap of election night happenings on News5 at 10 p. Archived from on November 20, 2008.
A greater percentage of men than women voted against the amendment. McCain's most populated county wins were in , where is located, and , home to. Since 2004, Democrats had won the governorship, both seats, three seats, and control of both chambers in the state legislature. I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license: This file is made available under the. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the ; all unstructured text is available under the ; additional terms may apply. He won landslides in the Democratic strongholds of Denver and Boulder; in both areas, Obama took more than 70% of the vote.
At the caucuses, a nonbinding poll is taken. Udall, who has served in the House since 1998, comes from a political family: his father and uncle were congressmen from Arizona, his cousin is a congressman from New Mexico and currently running for Senate, and his cousin, Gordon Smith, is a Republican senator from Oregon. While Colorado had not been extensively contested in the 2004 election, Bush's narrow margin in that election and the demographic changes of the last four years led it to become a crucial swing state for 2008. In addition, Republicans had mostly held control of the state legislature and most statewide offices since the 1960s. At the state level, Democrats picked up one seat in the , but lost two seats in the. While Republicans still enjoyed an advantage in voter registration statewide, Democrats had been closing the gap. Race Summary In January 2007, Wayne Allard became the first senator to announce he would not run for re-election in 2008.
Udall and Schaffer almost met in a 2004 Senate race. Representative and candidate for the U. Voters chose 9 representatives, or electors to the , who voted for and. Archived from on October 28, 2010. There had also been an increasing number of unaffiliated, independent-minded voters. House from 1996-2002, leaving office only to keep a campaign pledge to serve just three terms.