Elections are decisions, and Colorado voters clearly favored some over others this year. Here's Colorado Politics' take on who came out on top in the Colorado midterms.WINNERSDemocratsThe blue wave was a bit choppy nationally. Democrats captured the U.S. House and gained several governorships, while Republicans held onto the U.S. Senate. But in Colorado, it was a GOP washout.Democrats retained the governor's office, took full control of the legislature along with the full slate of statewide executive offices — attorney general, treasurer and secretary of state. It's been decades since that's been the case.Jared Polis was one of the four millionaire Democrats in Colorado who invested dollars with gusto in political races and progressive grassroots organizations in the early 2000s. Tuesday night he saw the return on that investment.WomenColorado women turned out in big numbers to run in the 2018 campaign season. Eighty-seven women ran for statewide or congressional … [Read more...] about Winners and losers in Colorado’s 2018 election
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Sean Murphy, Associated Press Updated 6:38 pm PST, Monday, November 5, 2018 FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma Democratic candidate for governor Drew Edmondson answers a question during a debate with Republican candidate Kevin Stitt in Oklahoma City. FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma Democratic candidate for governor Drew Edmondson answers a question during a debate with Republican candidate Kevin Stitt in Oklahoma City. Photo: Sue Ogrocki, AP FILE - In this Jan 10, 2018 file photo, Kevin Stitt, candidate for the Republican nomination for Oklahoma governor, speaks in Guthrie, Okla. Stitt faces Democrat Drew Edmondson in the Nov. 6 election. FILE - In this Jan 10, 2018 file photo, Kevin Stitt, candidate for the Republican nomination for Oklahoma governor, speaks in Guthrie, Okla. Stitt faces Democrat Drew Edmondson in the Nov. 6 election. … [Read more...] about Governor’s race tops Oklahoma’s general election ballot
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gridlock, Blue Sweep or Red Repeat? Wall Street is closely watching the U.S. midterm Congressional elections next week, as policy decisions that could sway the economy, corporate decision-making and consumer spending hinge on the results. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Should his fellow Republicans maintain or extend their grip on Congress, President Donald Trump may be emboldened to pursue more of his political agenda, including further tax reforms. By contrast, Democratic gains that allow the party to control the House of Representatives, and possibly the Senate, could stifle Trump’s policy aims and perhaps lead to attempts to impeach him. Investors are bracing for a split Congress, in which Democrats win the House but Republicans hold the Senate, a reflection of current polling data and online betting markets. Sentiment could change though in the last … [Read more...] about How the U.S. midterm elections could ripple through markets
SECTIONS Search E-edition Home Customer Service Site Information Contact Us About Us Herald Store RSS Feeds Special Sections Advertise Advertise with Us Media Kit Mobile Mobile Apps & eReaders Newsletters Social Facebook Twitter Google+ Instagram YouTube News Sections News South Florida Miami-Dade Broward Florida Keys Florida Politics Weird News Weather National & World National World Americas Cuba Guantánamo Haiti Venezuela Local Issues Crime Education Environment Health Care In Depth Issues & Ideas Traffic Sports Sections Sports Blogs & Columnists Pro & College Miami Dolphins Miami Heat Miami Marlins Florida Panthers College Sports University of Miami Florida International University of Florida Florida State University More Sports … [Read more...] about Andrew Gillum’s corporate tax plan raises questions. Here are answers.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Latest on Wyoming's primary election (all times local): 7:10 a.m. The polls are open in Wyoming, where voters will choose from among six Republican candidates for governor and decide whether a wealthy outsider has made his case to oust an influential U.S. senator. The governor's race is Wyoming's most contested since 2010, when Matt Mead won 29 percent of the vote to beat six others in the Republican primary. This year, the largest share of Republican governor votes could go to any of at least four candidates, including investor and philanthropist Foster Friess, State Treasurer Mark Gordon, attorney Harriet Hageman and businessman Sam Galeotos. In the Republican U.S. senate primary, Jackson Hole business investor Dave Dodson has tapped at least $1 million of his own funds to try to oust incumbent Sen. John Barrasso. ___ Wyoming voters head to the polls Tuesday to choose from six Republican candidates for governor and to decide whether a wealthy outsider has … [Read more...] about The Latest: Polls open for Wyoming’s primary election