Senator Mark Udall, Congressman Cory Gardner, Bob Beauprez, and Governor John Hickenlooper from left to right.
A new poll finds Colorado's Governor and Senate races remain close. Cory Garner is still ahead of Mark Udall in the Senate race, but the gap has closed to 3 points, with 46 percent for Gardener, and 43 percent for Udall. The governor's race remains a statistical dead heat between Governor John Hickenlooper and incumbent Bob Beauprez, with 45 percent in favor of Hickelooper and 44 percent for Beauprez.
It begins with a rash – red, and expanding. Then, exhaustion. Joints ache as if with arthritis. There may be a headache, fever, chills. If it goes untreated, the arthritis can last years. Even worse, the brain may be affected, leading to shooting pains and tingling limbs, or even memory loss.
These are the symptoms of Lyme disease, a tick-borne illness that affects around 300,000 Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There is no human vaccine for Lyme, but now a CDC researcher has developed a new way to fight the troublesome disease: by vaccinating the mice that carry it.
One of this November's statewide ballot questions may look familiar to Coloradans. For the third time since 2008 voters will decide the fate of an amendment dealing with the issue of personhood. This time around supporters are taking a different approach.
Amendment 67 would change the state's criminal code and wrongful death act to include the term "unborn human beings" when referring to a "person" or "child."
Incumbent Democratic Senator Mark Udall swung through the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley to recruit volunteers and get voters fired up for Election Day. The county is well-known as a conservative stronghold expected to support Republican challenger Cory Gardner.
"We need you all to get out, get people into the neighborhoods, knocking on the doors, making the case," Udall told the small group, stressing that every vote counts.