A new poll shows Coloradans are split on whether the governor deserves a new term, but Hickenlooper’s lead over Republican challengers appears to be expanding.
Democratic senators John Morse and Angela Giron—who pushed for tougher gun laws in the state this year—lost their recall elections Tuesday night.
Michael Bloomberg supported Colorado's gun-control measures that were signed into law this year.
State Senator John Morse, a Democrat from Colorado Springs, is the biggest fish in recall efforts that target several elected officials who supported tighter gun measures in Colorado.
Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall backed restrictions on high-capacity magazine clips and supported the broadening of background checks across the country—but both opposed a proposal to ban certain assault weapons.
One state representative wants to make it easier for nonviolent felons to buy weapons and the County Sheriffs of Colorado come out against Democratic measures in Colorado's legislature.
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