Instead, the change reflects the reality that unaffiliated voters are the ones calling the shots here in Colorado. Democrats and Republicans will benefit by creating candidates more palatable to the electorate at large
Republican Rep. Mike Coffman and former Democratic state Sen. Morgan Carroll aren’t the only candidates vying to represent Aurora’s 6th Congressional District this election cycle. Democrat Rebecca McClellan is jockeying to replace Republican incumbent Debora Scheffel as the representative from CD6 on the Colorado Board of Education in a race that could tip the seven-member board from red to blue.
Both candidates are looking to take over the seat held by Democrat Morgan Carroll, who is term-limited and running for Congress. The diverse district holds a a large minority population that already leans Democratic.
The margin in the Colorado State Senate is as close as it can be. State Senate District 27 has been a safe one for Republicans in recent years, but this election is a bit different.
The aging school district has a long and growing list of needs to better serve a community showing exceptional growth. Not only is the entire city growing at a fast clip, Aurora is increasingly becoming home to more and more families. Schools are at their limits, and the older ones, never intended to house the growing populations they do, are beyond their limits
All labor must have minimum value. But that value is vastly different across the state, relative to the cost of living
It’s not magic, nor is it a myth, it’s just a system that works all over the world because the priority is access to quality and controlling costs — it’s the opposite of a system dictated by corporate profits and market control
It’s cruel beyond comprehension that we would make such a decision even harder by complicating it with laws that leave people few options but to become outlaws or pursue violent, clandestine suicides. It no longer has to happen like that
“The Aurora Police Association believes that Donald Trump’s strong support for law enforcement will ensure safer communities in Colorado and across our country,” Wesner said in the statement.