Colorado State Profile

Election Schedule

State Primary:2014-6-24

Election Vitals

Governor:John Hickenlooper (D) re-election 2014
Senator:Michael Bennet (D) re-election 2016
Senator:Mark Udall (D) re-election 2014

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Past Presidential Elections

Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1976 42.6%
Percentage of Votes for Gerald Ford in 1976 54.0%
Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1980 31.1%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1980 55.1%
Percentage of Votes for Walter Mondale in 1984 35.1%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1984 63.4%
Percentage of Votes for Michael Dukakis in 1988 45.3%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1988 53.1%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1992 40.1%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1992 35.9%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1996 44.4%
Percentage of Votes for Bob Dole in 1996 45.8%
Percentage of Votes for Al Gore in 2000 42.4%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2000 50.8%
Percentage of Votes for John Kerry in 2004 47.0%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2004 51.7%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2008 53.7%
Percentage of Votes for John McCain in 2008 44.7%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2012 51.5%
Percentage of Votes for Mitt Romney in 2012 46.1%

Previous Election Results, other races

1996 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Wayne Allard Republican 750,325 51.1%
Tom Strickland Democratic 677,600 46.1%
Randy MacKenzie Natural law 41,620 2.8%
1996 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Strickland Democratic 87,294 66.1%
Gene Nichol Democratic 44,709 33.9%
1996 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Wayne Allard Republican 115,064 56.8%
Gale Norton Republican 87,394 43.2%
1998 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Owens Republican 648,202 49.1%
Gail Schoettler Democratic 639,905 48.4%
Sandra Johnson Libertarian 22,202 1.7%
Tim Leonard Amer. constit. 10,998 0.8%
1998 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Gail Schoettler Democratic 79,607 55.3%
Mike Feeley Democratic 64,466 44.7%
1998 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Owens Republican 126,613 59.2%
Tom Norton Republican 87,269 40.8%
1998 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ben Campbell Republican 829,370 62.5%
Dottie Lamm Democratic 464,754 35.0%
David Segal Libertarian 14,024 1.1%
Kevin Swanson Amer. constit. 9,775 0.7%
Jeffrey Peckman Natural law 4,101 0.3%
John Heckman Independent 3,230 0.2%
Gary Swing Untd pacifists 1,981 0.1%
1998 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dottie Lamm Democratic 84,929 58.0%
Gil Romero Democratic 61,548 42.0%
1998 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ben Campbell Republican 154,702 70.6%
Bill Eggert Republican 64,347 29.4%
2002 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Owens Republican 884,583 62.6%
Rollie Heath Democratic 475,373 33.7%
Ronald Forthofer Green 32,099 2.3%
Ralph Shnelvar Libertarian 20,547 1.5%
2002 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Wayne Allard Republican 717,893 50.7%
Tom Strickland Democratic 648,130 45.8%
Douglas Campbell Amer. constit. 21,547 1.5%
Rick Stanley Libertarian 20,776 1.5%
John Heckman Concerns peop 7,140 0.5%
2004 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ken Salazar Democratic 1,081,178 51.3%
Pete Coors Republican 980,668 46.5%
Douglas Campbell Amer. constit. 18,782 0.9%
Richard Randall Libertarian 10,160 0.5%
John Harris Independent 8,442 0.4%
Victor Good Reform 6,481 0.3%
Finn Gotaas Unaffiliated 1,750 0.1%
2004 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ken Salazar Democratic 173,167 73.0%
Mike Miles Democratic 63,973 27.0%
2004 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pete Coors Republican 203,157 60.6%
Bob Schaffer Republican 132,274 39.4%
2006 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Ritter Democratic 888,096 57.0%
Bob Beauprez Republican 625,886 40.2%
Dawn Winkler-Kinateder Libertarian 23,323 1.5%
Paul Fiorino Unaffiliated 10,996 0.7%
Clyde Harkins Amer. constit. 9,716 0.6%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Ritter Democratic 142,586 100.0%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bob Beauprez Republican 193,804 100.0%
2008 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Udall Democratic 1,230,994 52.8%
Bob Schaffer Republican 990,755 42.5%
Douglas Campbell Amer. constit. 59,733 2.6%
Bob Kinsey Green 50,004 2.1%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Udall Democratic 194,227 100.0%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bob Schaffer Republican 239,212 100.0%
2010 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hickenlooper Democratic 912,005 51.0%
Tom Tancredo Amer. constit. 651,232 36.4%
Dan Maes Republican 199,034 11.1%
Jaimes Brown Libertarian 13,314 0.7%
Jason Clark Unaffiliated 8,576 0.5%
Paul Fiorino Unaffiliated 3,483 0.2%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hickenlooper Democratic 303,245 100.0%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dan Maes Republican 197,629 50.7%
Scott McInnis Republican 192,479 49.3%
2010 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Bennet Democratic 851,590 48.1%
Ken Buck Republican 822,731 46.4%
Bob Kinsey Green 38,768 2.2%
Maclyn Stringer Libertarian 22,589 1.3%
Jason Napolitano Independ reform 19,415 1.1%
Charley Miller Unaffiliated 11,330 0.6%
J. Moromisato Unaffiliated 5,767 0.3%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Bennet Democratic 184,714 54.1%
Andrew Romanoff Democratic 156,419 45.9%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ken Buck Republican 211,099 51.6%
Jane Norton Republican 198,231 48.4%

State Demographics

Population 5,187,582
Percentage White 84.4%
Percentage Black 4.2%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.9%
Percentage Asian 2.8%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race 3.3%
Percentage Other Race 4.2%
 
Percentage Hispanic 21.0%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 69.4%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 3.9%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 1.2%
 
Median Household Income $56,765
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 42.5%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 13.7%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 9.7%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 20.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 76.8%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 0.1%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 11.8%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 49.3%
Percentage with a College Degree 37.5%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 40.0%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 24.2%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 8.8%
 
Unemployment rate 5.1%
Unemployment figures as of 2014-8
Unemployment Monthly Change -0.2%
 
Percentage Married Couples 48.8%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 20.6%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.3%

Last updated 12:16am September 21, 2014