The state GOP is preparing for life in the political wilderness.
All told, Democrats gained seats in 62 of the 99 state legislative chambers, according to data provided by the National Conference of State Legislatures. Democrats also added seven new governorships.
Before the 2012 elections, Coffman's district shifted to one evenly divided between Democrats, Republicans and voters who don’t register with either party.
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.
Democrat Mike Johnston served in the Colorado Senate from 2009-2017, where public education was a big part of his focus.
If safe lawmakers shoot down politically perilous bills, then vulnerable lawmakers can dodge a tough vote.
Tuesday night's gatherings begin the process of deciding which candidates will represent their parties in a variety races in November.
In light of today's political climate, two prominent Coloradans have left their parties to become independent.
After Hillary Clinton's upset loss to Donald Trump, Democrats' unity reform committee will reexamine the party's nominating process.