Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Is Betsy Markey a One-Termer?

As The New York Times writes in a story reported from Fort Collins, the home of the Colorado State University Rams, the college vote this year is "up for grabs." And that's something of a surprise less than two years after the monumental election of a Democratic majority and President Barack Obama.

It seems more than just hope has faded for 18- to 29-year-olds amid the lingering recession. Many don't consider themselves Democrats anymore, and that could spell trouble for the campaign to re-elect Congresswoman Betsy Markey, the Democrat who unseated Republican Marilyn Musgrave to represent the state's 4th Congressional District.

Markey's opponent, GOP candidate Cory Gardner, is doing quite well in a new poll, with a healthy 11-point lead.   More

1 comment:

  1. It's starting to look that way. Even the DNC is giving up on her.