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For months, national outlets have been theorizing about the “bluing” of American suburbs during the tenure of President Donald Trump. However, it’s difficult to know if and to what extent a change is happening in the electorate until you have an election to measure it.

That’s why reporter Jon Murray’s first job after election results started rolling in Tuesday was to look at the map of how Coloradans voted in this presidential election vs. the Clinton-Trump race four years ago. He looked not only at the trends around the Denver suburbs but also what happened around the rest of the state.

The results are fascinating.

— Cindi Andrews, The Denver Post 

Suburban Denver voters supercharged Joe Biden’s Colorado win over Donald Trump

Colorado election results 2020 roundup

Here is a roundup of the latest Colorado election results and The Denver Post’s coverage of the 2020 General Election, Nov. 3, 2020. Read More…

Denver orders 30-day curfew in effort to curb rising COVID-19 infections

Denver will implement a 10 p.m. curfew beginning Sunday for residents and nonexempt businesses in a last-ditch effort to curb rising COVID-19 cases and avoid another citywide stay-at-home order.

“This is the last effort and everyone needs to comply with these orders,” Public Health Director Bob McDonald said during a news conference Friday with Mayor Michael Hancock. Read More…

What Denver’s new curfew means for dining out, buying alcohol

For the next 30 days starting Sunday, Denver residents should plan to buy alcohol and wrap up dinner reservations on any given night by 10 p.m.

In an effort to avoid another stay-at-home order, city officials on Friday announced a “Home by 10” order that will attempt to limit gatherings and late-night drinking by closing non-essential businesses at 10 p.m. nightly. Read More…

Now that Prop 113 has passed, Colorado waits for other states to join the national popular vote movement

Colorado voters have passed Proposition 113 — confirming lawmakers’ 2019 decision to assign the state’s Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote.

The ballot measure had 52.2% support Wednesday evening with 88% of the vote counted statewide. Read More…

Denver apartment rent declines outpacing suburbs and state overall

Apartment rents in Denver are declining at a much faster clip than the rest of the metro area and the state overall, and the pandemic is likely why, according to the October Rent Report from Apartment List.

The median monthly rent on a two-bedroom apartment in Denver was $1,560, down 0.8% from September and 5.2% from a year ago. Aurora apartment rents, by contrast, are up 0.7% over the past year, according to the report. Read More…

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