Duran Will Be Speaker of the House

November 10, 2016

(Nov. 10) – Taking the next step in a rapid rise in Colorado politics, Crisanta Duran was designated this morning by the newly expanded House Democratic caucus to become speaker of the House. Speaker-designate Duran’s elevation to speaker will become official when the entire House votes on Jan. 11, the opening day of the 2017

House Dems’ Majority Grows

November 9, 2016

(Nov. 9) – Colorado voters held the line on Tuesday against a Republican wave that swept much of the nation. With returns still incomplete, it appeared that the Colorado House of Representatives will convene on with as many as 37 Democrats and as few as 28 Republicans, a six-seat swing toward the Democrats. “The 2016