Few disagreed that Michael Bennet was in any danger of losing his seat to El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn.
Bennet was Denver Public Schools superintendent when he was appointed to the Senate in 2009, and then won a six-year term.
Coloradans are seeing far fewer presidential ads, lopsided U.S. Senate advertising and fewer outside groups getting involved.
During the debate, aired by 9News, about two dozen people banged on the History Colorado building and chanted things like "open the debate" and "the media is bought."
An in-depth conversation with the Republican nominee who hopes to unseat Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet.
See where U.S. Senate candidates Democrat Michael Bennet, Libertarian Lily Tang Williams, Bill Hammons of the Unity Party, and Republican Darryl Glenn stand on a range of issues.
The incumbent Democrat has spent $6.5 million and still has about $5.7 million in the bank. His Republican challenger has raised only about $137,000 for his campaign so far.
"It’s time for Colorado to lead," the El Paso County Commissioner and Republican nominee said at his victory party. "And that’s what we’re going to do."
Darryl Glenn faces incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet in the general election this fall.