Republicans take slim lead as turnout surges in early voting in Colorado
Author: Ernest Luning - October 23, 2018 - Updated: October 23, 2018
Republicans in Colorado on Monday pulled slightly ahead of Democrats, as ballot returns climbed a week into early voting, according to data compiled by the political scientist who runs the United States Elections Project.
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.