There’s a limit to the depth of the divide: the split has largely been drowned out by debate over things like guns and the response to Donald Trump.
Democratic Party Chair Morgan Carroll on the impact of the state's new open primary, a crowded gubernatorial field and the need to break free of the old party structure.
Lynne joins a crowded Democratic primary field that includes former state Sen. Michael Johnston and U.S. Rep. Jared Polis and former state treasurer Cary Kennedy.
In the race are two congressman, a former state treasurer, a former state senator and a businessman, among others.
Carroll defeated Clear Creek County Commissioner Tim Mauck by a landslide vote of 401-38.
The Thornton Democrat said Hillary Clinton was a "flawed" candidate and made an easy target for Donald Trump.
In contrast with national races, the $30 million raised for local Colorado races seems quaint. But dig deeper and you find that one political party has a significant advantage, one that could alter the balance of power.
Former State Senator Polly Baca has often taken the convention stage.
Hullinghorst replaces Democrat Mark Ferrandino, who was term-limited.
About 12,500 Colorado Democrats went to their party’s caucuses Tuesday night. That’s a tiny percentage of the more than 680,000 registered Democrats in the state.