CO-04 (Special Election) See Full Big Line

(R) Greg Lopez

(R) Trisha Calvarese

90%

10%

President (To Win Colorado) See Full Big Line

(D) Joe Biden*

(R) Donald Trump

80%

20%↓

CO-01 (Denver) See Full Big Line

(D) Diana DeGette*

90%

CO-02 (Boulder-ish) See Full Big Line

(D) Joe Neguse*

90%

CO-03 (West & Southern CO) See Full Big Line

(D) Adam Frisch

(R) Jeff Hurd

(R) Ron Hanks

40%

30%

20%

CO-04 (Northeast-ish Colorado) See Full Big Line

(R) Lauren Boebert

(R) Deborah Flora

(R) J. Sonnenberg

50%↑

15%

10%↓

CO-05 (Colorado Springs) See Full Big Line

(R) Dave Williams

(R) Jeff Crank

50%↓

50%↑

CO-06 (Aurora) See Full Big Line

(D) Jason Crow*

90%

CO-07 (Jefferson County) See Full Big Line

(D) Brittany Pettersen

85%↑

 

CO-08 (Northern Colo.) See Full Big Line

(D) Yadira Caraveo

(R) Gabe Evans

(R) Janak Joshi

60%↑

35%↓

30%↑

State Senate Majority See Full Big Line

DEMOCRATS

REPUBLICANS

80%

20%

State House Majority See Full Big Line

DEMOCRATS

REPUBLICANS

95%

5%

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors
May 26, 2020 09:17 AM UTC

The Legislature Is Back And The Partisan Droplets Are Flying

  • 10 Comments
  • by: Colorado Pols

UPDATE #2: Jesse Paul of the Colorado Sun:

Masks showcased a partisan divide in the Capitol. All Democratic lawmakers wore masks, but many Republicans did not.

State Sen. Vicki Marble, R-Fort Collins, said she didn’t wear a face covering because it inhibits her breathing and she has allergies. She also questioned their efficacy, even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend them.

—–

UPDATE:


—–

We’re monitoring from a safe distance as the Colorado General Assembly gets back underway:

Watch this space for updates inside (and outside) the building today.

Comments

10 thoughts on “The Legislature Is Back And The Partisan Droplets Are Flying

  1. JBC’s bill brings the dripping corpse of the state budget to the Capitol Building, with distinct possibilities for further meddling that ought to be considered a violation of the state’s Abuse of Corpse Law. It is a class 2 misdemeanor for actions which “treats the body or remains of any person in a way that would outrage normal family sensibilities.”

  2. To mask or not to mask? That is the question. Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of pro maskers, or to take arms against those that do. And by opposing, end them?

  3. "my district doesn't really buy the whole mask thing……"

    Sounds like Matt Soper can be scratched off the list of effective legislators who lead by example.

    1. Your District isn’t buying the whole mask thing? . . .

      . . . maybe then you need to try our very latest, the all new MAGAmask

      Proudly show your true American colors for everyone to see. . . Now in Righty Red, patriotic Red-White-and-Blue, and our very latest color, Ttump Tangerine!  Or, why not wear all three at once??

      From the makers of TtumpyBear, and other fine, patriotic, real American* products.

      *Made in Malayasia.

  4. It turns out the Delta County Public Health Department, does in fact "buy the whole mask thing." Here's the public order DCHD issued last Friday:

    https://www.deltacounty.com/DocumentCenter/View/11802/Delta-County-Health-Dept-Public-Health-Order-DCHD2020-01

    "Use cloth face coverings for interactions where physical distancing of 6 ft. is not possible or when entering public places."

    "Personnel whose duties include close contact with members of the public shall wear a non-medical cloth face covering over the nose and mouth."

     

  5. CDPHE report from today:

    "SUMMARY OF MAIN FINDINGS

    ● Beneficial effect of Stay at Home measures still evident with R0 below 1.

    ● Just beginning to have indication as to effects of Safer at Home; more time needed to estimate with the model.

    ● Future disease burden depends on degree of distancing maintained in the coming months and the extent to which older people maintain greater distancing.

    ● Absent use of all strategies, Colorado could face a second peak by late summer."

    And the report also said, "High levels of social distancing (60-65%) needed, plus mask wearing and increased case detection & isolation to avoid exceeding hospital capacity."

    So, GOP, keep up the "no mask" BS.  The virus will thank you

  6. What did I miss? 

    In Denver, we are required to wear masks when in public buildings (check out the signs at Safeway, King Soopers, etc.),

    The capitol is in Denver.  How can these Republican Senators and Reps and their staff ignore the Denver requirements? 

    It’s not only ignorance and self-centeredness, it is ignoring Denver’s public health measures. 

    1. I'm pretty certain that state law supercedes county and city laws on state property. 

      I am certain the legislative chambers get to set their own rules for their members. 

      The Governor gets to decide what goes on in the Executive offices.

Leave a Comment

Recent Comments


Posts about

Donald Trump
SEE MORE

Posts about

Rep. Lauren Boebert
SEE MORE

Posts about

Rep. Yadira Caraveo
SEE MORE

Posts about

Colorado House
SEE MORE

Posts about

Colorado Senate
SEE MORE

55 readers online now

Newsletter

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter to stay in the loop with regular updates!