Daily Archives: September 27, 2010

The Colorado Governor’s Mansion: A House of Horrors For The GOP by Gregory Hilton


Earlier this year the Colorado Governor’s Mansion was expected to be an easy pick-up for the Republican Party. It has now turned out to be a house of horrors, and Democrats can not believe their good fortune. Retiring Gov. Bill Ritter (D) is so unpopular he did not try to run for re-election, but must now regret that decision. In a Fox News poll released on Tuesday, the Republican nominee is running a distant third and has few prospects for gaining support. The poll has Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper (D) at 44%, former Congressman Tom Tancredo of the American Constitution Party at 34%, with GOP nominee Dan Maes at 15%. Continue reading