High court affirms maps drawn by Dems

Author: Ernest Luning - December 9, 2011 - Updated: December 9, 2011

Newly configured Congressional districts are more competitive The Colorado Supreme Court ruled on Monday that congressional district lines drawn by Democrats and approved by a Denver judge will stand. The high court issued its order just days after hearing arguments over whether the map fairly reflects changing demographics or it yanks major Front Range counties […]

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. For nearly a decade, he was a senior political reporter and occasional editor at The Colorado Statesman before the 119-year-old publication merged with Colorado Politics in 2017.