Live At Democratic HQ

Note: Confidant Erin Rosa is live at Democratic Party headquarters tonight, covering the winners as they come in.

This post will be continually updated with all of the latest happenings.

[9:22 PM] Well, it looks like the party is winding down. There were no speeches, although Sen. Ken Gordon made an appearance. Everyone else is off to their own engagements, and this Confidant will be reporting on HD-13.


[8:50 PM] The crowd has thinned out a little now, with people going to their respected parties, and other onlookers watching the TV screens closely. Crowds are also keeping an eye on out-of-state primaries–namely Lamont/Lieberman, and McKinney/Johnson.


[8:23 PM] Sen. Ken Salazar had arrived, no speeches yet.

[7:44 PM] House Speaker Andrew Romanoff is now in attendance.

[7:40 PM] Gubernatorial candidate Bill Ritter is here, and talking to reporters about winning in an unopposed primary.

[7:40 PM] Gubernatorial candidate Bill Ritter is here, and talking to reporters about winning in an unopposed primary.


[7:21 PM] Not much going on right now, amid television screens and red, white, and blue balloons, party members are starting to gather in the building. There’s food, press…and Pat Waak-the party’s chairwoman-is here tonight.

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Erin Rosa

Erin Rosa was born in Spain and raised in Colorado Springs. She is a freelance writer currently living in Denver. Rosa's work has been featured in a variety of news outlets including the Huffington Post, Democracy Now!, and the Rocky Mountain Chronicle, an alternative-weekly in Northern Colorado where she worked as a columnist covering the state legislature.

Rosa has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for her reporting on lobbying and woman's health issues. She was also tapped with a rare honorable mention award by the Newspaper Guild-CWA's David S. Barr Award in 2008--only the second such honor conferred in its nine-year history--for her investigative series covering the federal government's Supermax prison in the state.

Rosa covers the labor community, corrections, immigration and government transparency matters.

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