April 24, 2024

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Dems made big gains for Colorado in 2023

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After Colorado Democrats defied expectations and gained seats in the 2022 midterms, coming close to a supermajority, all the eyes were on the Democratic side for this legislative session. Our newly elected members are, like our party, quite diverse, including community activists, former Republicans, and representatives from traditionally red parts of the state. 

There wasn’t really a news story on the Republican side; with only 19 of them in the 65-member House, divisions in a minority caucus aren’t nearly as exciting as the anticipated infighting among the House Democrats.

What really happened is much less dramatic than anticipated. But for those of us who have worked on trying to change policy for decades, it was transformative and exciting. We didn’t get here by…

State Rep. Meg Froelich

2023-05-20 01:30:00

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