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Benson looks ahead to reapportionment, friends toast Armstrong’s career

Author: Ernest Luning - March 3, 2016 - Updated: March 2, 2016

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Twenty-five Years Ago this week in The Colorado Statesman … State Republican Party Chairman Bruce Benson warned about the looming redistricting and reapportionment fight in a “message from the chairman” that led the Republican half of the Statesman’s traditional upside-down double issue, printed when the Republicans and Democrats held their state assemblies the same weekend. […]

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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.