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Mark Hillman’s Capitol Review - tough choices ahead for Colorado Republicans

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Colorado's 2018 midterm election was an across-the-board smackdown to Republicans.  Democrats won every statewide office for the first time in 80 years and gained their largest legislative majority since 1958.

In several local elections, voters rejected Republicans and chose Democrats who were either manifestly unqualified or incredibly outside the mainstream.

Shell-shocked Republicans are asking, "Want went wrong?"  The answers may not be what Republicans want to hear.

First, a little good news: Coloradans do not want to pay more taxes.