The Colorado Vote 2012

KUNC's guide to Election 2012 in Colorado and the Colorado vote. Additional guides include a detailed look at Amendment 64, Amendment 65, and a look at Amendment S. You can find our archive of national election coverage here.



Tue November 27, 2012

State Lawmakers To Undergo Freshman Orientation

It’s been three weeks since the election of 2012. At the state capitol this week the latest crop of lawmakers will participate in the first of two freshman orientation sessions before the start of the legislative session in January.

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Wed November 14, 2012

What The Election Means For The 2013 Legislative Session

Governor Hickenlooper signing SB-16, photo taken on March 29, 2011
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Democrats will control both legislative chambers when the state’s legislative session convenes in January. Lawmakers will be dealing with several controversial issues, including crafting regulations for the recreational use of marijuana.

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Mon November 12, 2012

Civil Unions Have Impact On Statehouse Races

KUNC File Photo

Civil unions supporters in Colorado won big during last week’s election – successfully targeting and ousting three Republican lawmakers over their opposition to civil unions. And many in the GOP feel the issue contributed to their losses.

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Sun November 11, 2012

Colorado’s Voter Turnout This Year Exceeds 2008 Levels

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Colorado voter turnout for this year’s election surpassed the historical level set in 2008. Counties are continuing to update final results from Tuesday’s election.

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Thu November 8, 2012