Coming into the convention in Loveland, projections showed Sanders would take 39 Colorado delegates. He ended up with 41.
Several hundred supporters of the Republican presidential hopeful demonstrated against the Republican caucus process.
- Colorado Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio is apologizing today for confusion about March 1 caucus results.Read more
- Ted Cruz took all 34 delegates up for grabs in Colorado. And somewhat unsurprisingly, Donald Trump was not pleased.Read more
The Texas senator won all of Colorado's available delegates, thanks in large part to an organized campaign strategy that could give Trump a real fight for the nomination.
With about 8,000 party members attending, this was the Colorado Republicans’ largest state convention ever.
Why Colorado matters: Republicans here haven't polled their members, so the state's 34 elected delegates will essentially be free agents.
We can now expect both parties' nomination battles to continue through the final primaries. In the GOP, the issue seems certain to remain unresolved until the national convention in Cleveland in July.