Colorado Senate: Revised Bottom Line Apart from the open seat in Nevada, Colorado was the only other Democratic-held seat that Republicans had a chance to put into play. A five-way GOP primary on June 28 produced a weak general election nominee, giving incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet a much easier ride to a second term. El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn won the GOP primary with 38 percent of the vote, followed by businessman and former Colorado State University Athletic Director Jack Graham who took 25 percent. Businessman Robert Blaha got 16 percent, while st. Rep. Jon Keyser took 13 percent and consultant Ryan Frazier got 9 percent. Glenn had won the state party’s endorsement, which is not surprising given his very conservative views. Some of these positions include denying climate change, favoring a flat tax and believing that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz should be on the Supreme Court. These same views will make it very difficult for Glenn to expand his support beyond conservative Republicans. It doesn’t help that during the primary race Glenn did not have a

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