Indy’s Marianne Goodland KGNU interview on statehouse races

Colorado State Capitol dome

What’s at stake in Colorado’s House and Senate races on Election Day?

The Colorado Independent’s Marianne Goodland sat down with KGNU’s Dave Ashton on Tuesday to discuss the state’s closest and highest-stakes races for the afternoon program Metro.

Notable highlights: The hottest Senate races, how ballot return numbers are looking so far and the impact of independent and unaffiliated voters on this year’s contests.

You can hear the program here.

And, if you’d like to read some of the stories referenced in today’s show:

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has been a political journalist since 1998. She covered the state capitol for the Silver & Gold Record from 1998 to 2009 and for The Colorado Statesman in 2010-11 and 2013-14. Since 2010 she also has covered the General Assembly for newspapers in northeastern Colorado. She was recognized with awards from the Colorado Press Association for feature writing and informational graphics for her work with the Statesman in 2012.