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Swing-state Colorado turns blue again, but not by a landslide




Miranda Reyes of Limon, casts her ballot at the Lincoln County Courthouse on November 6, 2012 in Hugo, Colorado. Colorado is a swing state garnering nine electoral votes in the presidential race.
Miranda Reyes of Limon, casts her ballot at the Lincoln County Courthouse on November 6, 2012 in Hugo, Colorado. Colorado is a swing state garnering nine electoral votes in the presidential race.
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Latino voters played a crucial role in Colorado, helping President Obama carry the swing state as he did in 2008. However, it was still a close race in the state with 51 percent for Obama versus to 46 percent for Romney.

Once upon a time, Republicans could count on Colorado to deliver, so what's changed?

Floyd Ciruli, an independent pollster in Denver, joins the show to give us some insight on his state's changing politics.