Colorado Democratic Party

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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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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.

Both Parties Re-Elect Chairmen

Mar 3, 2013
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Democrats and Republicans keep their local leadership. 

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Two years ago incoming state Republican Party chair Ryan Call inherited a divided and divisive party. Now he’s up for reelection this weekend and little has changed for the GOP in between.


Republicans had hoped to expand their one-seat advantage in the statehouse, but Democrats now have control of both chambers of the Colorado state legislature, putting the GOP in the backseat when it comes to next legislative session.

In the months leading up to this week's Democratic National Convention, the Obama campaign has been sharply focused on young voters.