The re-election of Rep. Cory Gardner and the victory of Rep. Jared Polis in a newly drawn district that now includes Northern Colorado promises to bring the region closer in some ways -- and further apart in others.
Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 10:46 am
Now that the election is over, Morning Edition is getting back in touch with some voters we met over the summer for our series First and Main. That's when we visited three political swing counties.
Steve Inskeep talks to Jim Meeks and his daughter-in-law Xiomara in Hillsborough County, Florida. Jim supported Governor Romney and Xiomara, President Obama.
David Greene spoke to voters in Winnebago County, Wisconsin. He catches up with farmer Charlie Knigge, who voted for Mitt Romney, and corrections officer Jason Menzel, who voted for Obama.
Democratic Representative Jared Polis won a third term last night over his Republican Challenger Kevin Lundberg in the state’s 2nd Congressional District.
As early in-person voting comes to a close, Northern Colorado election officials are making their plea to mail-in ballot voters to return their envelopes as soon as possible before Election Day.
Investors from outside the Northern Colorado market are spending millions on commercial real estate, especially in Larimer County.