Sullivan lost his son, Alex, in the Aurora theater shooting in 2012. This November, Sullivan was elected to the state House.
The state GOP is preparing for life in the political wilderness.
Neguse and other freshman Democrats are already facing a House leadership battle and other brewing congressional fights.
A record ten cities and counties across Colorado passed tax measures in the midterms that support mental health awareness and treatment.
Sixteen candidates were whittled down to two options, attorney Nick Gradisar and former city council president Steve Nawrocki.
Colorado voters put Democrats in full control of the state Capitol. The governor-elect says those voters were also clear about how not to handle transportation and infrastructure needs.
County officials had been concerned that there would have been an influx of permits if the ballot measure had passed.
Even with a newly-minted trifecta control of the levers of government, Democrats will face roadblocks.
The amendment was one of few ballot measures to pass in the 2018 election. It removes the definition of industrial hemp from the state constitution.