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*About a month after he announced his candidacy for the [[Democratic]] nomination, State [[Democratic Party]] Vice Chairman [[Daniel B. Slater]] dropped out of the race, believing he did not have what takes to beat Suthers. <ref>[http://washparkprophet.blogspot.com/2009/09/dan-slater-in-colorado-attorney-general.html ''Wash Park Prophet'' "Dan Slater In Colorado Attorney General Race 23 Sept. 2009]</ref> <ref>[http://slaterforag.com/?p=19 ''Dan Slater for Attorney General'' "Thanks for Your Support" 19 Oct. 2009]</ref>
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*About a month after he announced his candidacy for the [[Democratic]] nomination, State [[Democratic Party]] Vice Chairman [[Daniel B. Slater]] dropped out of the race, believing he did not have what takes to beat Suthers. <ref>[http://washparkprophet.blogspot.com/2009/09/dan-slater-in-colorado-attorney-general.html ''Wash Park Prophet'' "Dan Slater In Colorado Attorney General Race 23 Sept. 2009]</ref><ref>[http://slaterforag.com/?p=19 ''Dan Slater for Attorney General'' "Thanks for Your Support" 19 Oct. 2009]</ref>
  
 
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Candidates for State Attorney General, 2010


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The Colorado Attorney General election of 2010 was held on November 2, 2010. Incumbent Republican John W. Suthers won re-election with 56.4 percent of the vote over Democrat Stan Garnett, who garnered 43.7 percent.

Race tracking

Both Ballotpedia and Governing magazine predicted a Republican victory.

2010 Race Rankings for Colorado Attorney General
Race Tracker Race Rating
Ballotpedia Leans Republican
Governing [1] Likely Republican
Overall Call Leans Republican

General Election campaign

Candidates

Republican Party Republican Party - Incumbent John W. Suthers
Democratic Party Democratic Party - Boulder County district attorney Stan Garnett

General election results

2010 Race for Attorney General - General Election [2]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party Approveda John W. Suthers 56.4%
     Democratic Party Stan Garnett 43.7%
Total Votes 1,703,893

Debates

June 2nd - University of Denver

The first debate between Republican John W. Suthers and Stan Garnett took place on Wednesday, June 2nd at the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law. Moderated by television journalist Aaron Harber, the deliberation was broadcast as a part of a series of programs entitled Colorado Election 2010 that focused on highly competitive state contests. Topics of discussion ranged from Arizona's anti-illegal immigration measure to the federal health insurance mandate.

August 3rd - David Sirota Show

On Tuesday, August 3rd, David Sirota, a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and bestselling author, moderated a debate between the two major party candidates in the race for state attorney general on his radio program on KKZN-AM760, a radio station based in Denver that bills itself as the state's progressive talk station.

October 14th - University of Denver

The University of Denver again played host to the State Attorney General debate between Republican incumbent John W. Suthers and Democratic challenger Stan Garnett on Thursday, October 14th. The event was sponsored by the Colorado Bar Association, the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, the Colorado Women's Bar Association, and the Sam Cary Bar Association and was moderated by Martin Katz, Dean of University of Denver's Sturm College of Law.

Endorsements

Stan Garnett

John W. Suthers

  • Cañon City Daily Record, local newspaper [8]
  • Daily Sentinel, local newspaper [9]
  • Denver Post, local newspaper [10]
  • Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce [11]
  • Pikes Peak Firearms Coalition (PPFC) [12]
  • Mitt Romney, former Governor of Massachusetts and presidential candidate [13]

Polling

See also: Polls, 2010 State Attorney General elections
Date of Poll Pollster John W. Suthers (R) Stan Garnett (D) Undecided Number polled
August 25-26 [14] Magellan 47% 32% 21% 957
October 19-21 [15] Survey USA 47% 36% 17% 621

August 10, 2010 primaries

See also: Colorado gubernatorial election, 2010; Colorado Secretary of State election, 2010

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