CO VOTE 2012


Tue September 25, 2012

Candidates Tussle for Third Congressional Seat

Sal Pace pictured left, Scott Tipton pictured right.
Colorado House Dems, Tipton: U.S. House
  • Elise Thatcher reports on the 3rd CD for Morning Edition.

Our week-long coverage of the congressional races continues today with a look at Colorado’s third Congressional district. It is the state’s largest, covering much of the Western Slope and parts of Southern Colorado including Chimney Rock, the country’s newest national monument.

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Mon September 24, 2012
A Word With The Candidates

In Solidly Republican CD4, Democrat Shaffer Underdog To Incumbent Gardner

Incumbent Cory Gardner pictured left, challenger Brandon Shaffer pictured right.
Gardner: U.S. House / Shaffer: Colorado Senate
  • Nathan Heffel for Morning Edition

Colorado’s vast 4th Congressional District is nearly as big as the state of North Carolina. But it now includes different territory then incumbent Republican Cory Gardner won two years ago. Noticeably absent is Larimer County – which redistricting excluded last year. But that’s not stopping Democrat Brandon Shaffer from trying to make inroads in a solidly conservative electorate.

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Fri September 21, 2012
CO VOTE 2012

VIDEO: Colorado State of Mind's District 4 Candidate Forum

Colorado State of Mind RMPBS


Fri September 21, 2012


Tue September 18, 2012

Amendment 64: To Legalize Pot or Not...

Yes on 64: credit - Campaign To Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol. No on 64: credit: Smart Colorado
  • Bente Birkeland reporting from the state capitol

This November Colorado will be one of three states deciding whether to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Supporters of Amendment 64 have raised more than a million dollars for their campaign. There’s also broad opposition to the measure.

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