In 2022, The States Project made its first-ever investment in the Colorado Senate to help protect a Democratic trifecta.
With help from our network and through our partnership with the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, we successfully helped defend the Senate majority, helping to preserve a pro-democracy trifecta with the re-election of Gov. Jared Polis.
to improve lives in states like Colorado now!
The Colorado State Senate, a rightwing target, was just four seats away from a new majority. On Election Day, voters expanded the Senate majority by two seats. They gave more governing power to state lawmakers who had enacted policies to protect water quality in schools and daycares, invested in programs to improve public education, and protected election workers from threats and intimidation.