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Young candidates in a hurry to replace ‘Old Guard’

Author: Ernest Luning - March 16, 2012 - Updated: March 16, 2012

A bumper crop of young candidates promises to shake things up at the statehouse by bringing a fresh perspective and energetic voices if they’re elected this fall. A group of the candidates — all Democrats, though there are a handful of younger GOP candidates running this year too — gathered to celebrate their numbers and […]

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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. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.