Colorado Democratic Party


Tue March 18, 2014

Colorado Republicans Reshuffle In Advance Of Midterm Elections

Owen Hill’s departure largely clears the way for Republican Cory Gardner to challenge incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Udall. Gardner has one remaining GOP challenger, State Sen. Randy Baumgardner.
U.S. House of Representatives

Republican State Senator Owen Hill announced he’s dropping his bid for the office. Hill would have run against Republican Party frontrunner Cory Gardner for the chance to represent the GOP against incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Mark Udall. The move marks one of several reshuffling acts happening now in Colorado Republican races for national office.

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Wed January 8, 2014

Colorado Legislature Opens 2014 With A Call For Collaboration Rather Than Confrontation

Lawmakers get reacquainted before the new legislative session opened at the Colorado capitol Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.
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As the 2014 legislative session opened Wednesday, newly elected state Senate President Morgan Carroll (D-Aurora) – the second woman to hold the position – urged lawmakers to problem solve and skip the shouting matches in her opening day speech.

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Thu December 26, 2013

A Look Ahead At The Upcoming Legislative Session

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Going into the 2014 legislative session, Colorado Democrats are still in the majority at the capitol. With an election year looming, party leaders – including Senate President-elect Morgan Carroll – say they want to focus on creating more jobs.

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Wed October 9, 2013

Colorado Dems Elect Carroll As Next Senate President

Colorado Senate Democrats gather to elect a new leader, Oct. 9.
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Morgan Carroll, a Democrat from Aurora, was selected unanimously to lead the Colorado Senate after a short meeting Wednesday. Carroll, a staunch advocate for consumer rights issues and stricter oil and gas drilling rules, was previously the majority leader.

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Sun March 3, 2013

Both Parties Re-Elect Chairmen

Republican Party Chair Ryan Call (L) and Democratic Party Chair Rick Palacio (R).
Credit Credit Call photo courtesy @RyanRCall on Twitter / Palacio photo courtesy