Learn more about where the Colorado Governor candidate is in key issues before the 2018 elections in Colorado.
Nick Coltrain, [email protected]
FORT COLLINS, Colorado – Municipal Jared Polis will be the next governor of Colorado.
Congressman Boulder and Fort Collins are expected to beat the Republican Treasurer Walker Stapleton. ABC News and Denver-based 9News named the race in favor of the City shortly before 8pm.
The victory makes Polis the first open gay governor. Polis has downplayed her family life in the elections, but she has supported the LGBTQ issues in Colorado and Congress. He and his partner, Marlon Reis, have two children.
On Tuesday night, however, the pride of the City for her sexual orientation and journey exploded in her acceptance speech.
"Tonight we have demonstrated that we are a comprehensive state that appreciates everyone's contribution, regardless of one's sexual orientation," Polys said.
Polis said he was "deeply grateful" to the LGBTQ pioneers who came in front of him for "all the work you have done and overcome."
He called Rees "the first first person in Colorado history, Polis embraced Ree, while the crowd at the Colorado Democratic Party's electoral party cheered.
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Polis ran into a campaign with 100 percent renewable energy in the state by 2040, a full-day nursery and a state move to universal health care, possibly through a consortium formed with neighboring states of Colorado.
It is unclear what kind of state law will inherit. The basic games must be called. The Republicans held a small majority in the state senate that was in the fight, while the Democrats controlled the State House of Representatives.
Polis, one of the richest members of Congress, ran through a full-blown Democratic prime minister in the summer, full of self-financing. He did not let his own money be used during his general election campaign, spending more than $ 20 million on the way to the governor's mansion. Stapleton also spent more than $ 1 million on his own money.
Polls showed Polis with a consistent lead in the election cycle.
Polis follows the Democratic Governor twice, John Hickenlooper.
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