Recall Vote on Guns Exposes Rift in Colorado’s Blue Veneer

… After years of gains propelled by shifting demographics and voter attitudes, Democrats now control the state legislature and the governor’s mansion, and make up most of Colorado’s Congressional delegation. But state officials said that the recalls showed how Colorado’s political pendulum could still swing in surprising directions, and that deep rifts still lay beneath its increasingly blue veneer. [cont.]

Jack Healy & Dan Frosch, New York Times