Colorado would become the 12th state in a compact that would tie states' Electoral College votes to the winner of the national popular vote.
The Colorado Office of the Attorney General commissioned the research, which crisscrossed Mesa, El Paso, La Plata and Pueblo counties.
Republican Rep.-elect Matt Soper is expected to be sworn into office on Jan. 4 when the legislative session begins.
National correspondent Kirk Siegler visited Grand Junction and Mesa County as part of his reporting on mental health in rural America.
Mesa County rancher Janie VanWinkle is one of the workshop organizers. She has already had to sell off 10 percent of her herd.
While apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico Border are at historic lows, immigration has become a top issue for Republican voters.
The growth spurt outside the Front Range can be credited to Pueblo and Grand Junction finally shrugging off the effects of the Great Recession.
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