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.
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.
Brianna Titone didn't focus on her gender identity while campaigning, but does acknowledge that her win is meaningful.
The group supporting independent candidates in Colorado and across the country is also facing campaign finance complaints.