Democrats came into the 2019 legislative session at an advantage, controlling the state Senate, state House, governor's office and other Capitol positions.
Colorado GOP Vice-Chair Initiates Recall Against Rep. Tom Sullivan, Who Sponsored 'Red Flag' Gun Law
Sullivan has made passing stricter gun laws one of his signature issues. He lost his son Alex in the Aurora theater shooting, which he calls "the hardest thing I've ever dealt with."
The tumultuous, four-month legislative session ended a week ago, and saw few policy victories for the state GOP.
U.S Rep. Ken Buck was elected on the fourth ballot to be the chairman of the Colorado Republican Party for the next two years -- which will include the 2020 re-election bids of President Donald Trump and Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner.
The midterm elections were "a brand rejection" for the Colorado Republican Party.