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{{Support vote}} During the shutdown in October 2013, the [[United States Senate|Senate]] rejected, down party lines, every House-originated bill that stripped the budget of funding for the Affordable Care Act. A deal was reached late on October 16, 2013, just hours before the debt ceiling deadline. The bill to reopen the government, H.R. 2775, lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funds the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by [[United States Senate|Senate Democrats]] was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-effort-to-end-fiscal-crisis-collapses-leaving-senate-to-forge-last-minute-solution/2013/10/16/1e8bb150-364d-11e3-be86-6aeaa439845b_story_1.html ''The Washington Post'', "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013]</ref> The final vote on H.R. 2775 was 81-18, with all 18 votes against the bill from [[Republican]] members. Pryor voted with the Democratic Party for the bill.<ref>[http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=113&session=1&vote=00219#top ''Senate.gov,'' "H.R. 2775 As Amended," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 15:07, 8 November 2013



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2014 U.S. Senate Elections in Colorado

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Pending
Incumbent prior to election:
Mark Udall Democratic Party
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Race Rating
Pending

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2014 U.S. House Elections

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Voters in Colorado will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in the election on November 4, 2014.

Colorado's primary system is considered closed, but unaffiliated voters may choose to affiliate with a party on election day in order to vote.[1]

The election will fill the Senate seat currently held by Mark Udall (D). Udall was first elected in 2008.

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

Issues

Government shutdown

See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Voted "Yes" During the shutdown in October 2013, the Senate rejected, down party lines, every House-originated bill that stripped the budget of funding for the Affordable Care Act. A deal was reached late on October 16, 2013, just hours before the debt ceiling deadline. The bill to reopen the government, H.R. 2775, lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funds the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.[3] The final vote on H.R. 2775 was 81-18, with all 18 votes against the bill from Republican members. Pryor voted with the Democratic Party for the bill.[4]

Campaign contributions

Mark Udall

Mark Udall (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[5]April 18, 2013$1,358,707.07$1,595,645.64$(405,728.39)$2,548,624.32
July Quarterly[6]July 15, 2013$2,548,624.32$1,345,544.51$(460,351.33)$3,433,817.50
October Quarterly[7]October 15, 2013$3,433,817.50$1,143,765.56$(436,501.20)$4,141,081.86
Year-End[8]January 28, 2014$4,141,081$1,161,151$(578,188)$4,724,044
Running totals
$5,246,106.71$(1,880,768.92)

Ken Buck

Ken Buck (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]April 2, 2013$72,336.59$17.44$(35.10)$72,318.93
July Quarterly[10]July 12, 2013$72,318.93$18.03$(15.12)$72,321.84
October Quarterly[11]October 12, 2013$72,321.84$227,985.01$(53,752.40)$246,554.45
Year-End[12]January 30, 2014$246,554$154,762$(138,969)$262,347
Running totals
$382,782.48$(192,771.62)

Owen Hill

Owen Hill (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
October Quarterly[13]October 15, 2013$0.00$250,411.30$(61,151.79)$189,259.51
Year-End[14]January 31, 2014$189,259$109,195$(92,039)$206,415
Running totals
$359,606.3$(153,190.79)

Jaime McMillan

Jaime McMillan (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[15]April 17, 2013$5,000.00$0.00$(250.00)$4,750.00
July Quarterly[16]July 26, 2013$4,750.00$10,750.00$(12,191.64)$3,308.36
October Quarterly[17]October 18, 2013$3,308.36$0.00$(1,417.00)$1,891.36
Year-End[18]February 3, 2014$1,891$3,260$(3,950)$1,201
Running totals
$14,010$(17,808.64)

Election history

2010

On November 2, 2010, Michael Bennet won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Ken Buck (R), Bob Kinsey (G), Maclyn Stringer (L), Jason Napolitano (Independent Reform), Charley Miller (I) and J. Moromisato (I) in the general election.[19]

U.S. Senate, Colorado General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Bennet Incumbent 48.1% 851,590
     Republican Ken Buck 46.4% 822,731
     Green Bob Kinsey 2.2% 38,768
     Libertarian Maclyn Stringer 1.3% 22,589
     Independent Reform Jason Napolitano 1.1% 19,415
     Unaffiliated Charley Miller 0.6% 11,330
     Unaffiliated J. Moromisato 0.3% 5,767
Total Votes 1,772,190

2008

On November 4, 2008, Mark Udall won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Bob Schaffer (R), Douglas Campbell (American Constitution) and Bob Kinsey (G) in the general election.[20]

U.S. Senate, Colorado General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Udall 52.8% 1,230,994
     Republican Bob Schaffer 42.5% 990,755
     American Constitution Douglas Campbell 2.6% 59,733
     Green Bob Kinsey 2.1% 50,004
Total Votes 2,331,486

See also

External links

References

  1. Colorado Revised Statutes, "Title 1, Article 7, Section 201, Voting at primary election," accessed January 2, 2014
  2. The Denver Post, "Republican Rep. Amy Stephens to run for U.S. Senate in 2014," October 11, 2013
  3. The Washington Post, "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013
  4. Senate.gov, "H.R. 2775 As Amended," accessed October 31, 2013
  5. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Udall April Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  6. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Udall July Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  7. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Udall October Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  8. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Udall Year-End," accessed February 14, 2014
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Ken Buck April Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Ken Buck July Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Ken Buck October Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Ken Buck Year-End," accessed February 14, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Owen Hill October Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Owen Hill Year-End," accessed February 14, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Jaime McMillan April Quarterly," accessed July 28, 2013
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Jaime McMillan July Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Jaime McMillan October Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  18. Federal Election Commission, "Jaime McMillan Year-End," accessed February 14, 2014
  19. U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
  20. U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008"