It's a long road to November, but things are already heating up in some of the state's biggest electoral contests.
Precinct caucuses kick-off election season in a year where Colorado Republicans hope to unseat Governor John Hickenlooper and Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Udall.
Colorado's Senate seat could be the key to which party controls Congress next year.
In order to hold the seat, Zenzinger will have to survive an election next November where voters in the highly-competitive district are almost evenly divided between Democrats, Republicans and unaffiliated.
For many of us, it feels like the bruising election of 2012 just wrapped up, but for the state’s political hopefuls, 2014 is just around the corner. And it could be a big year.
In our weekly round-up of news from the state Capitol, host Ryan Warner talks with CPR's Megan Verlee about the oil and gas industry's tactics in dealing with a raft of restrictive bills, how immigration advocates view the session so far, and the new elections bill that has the Secretary of State up in arms.