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Mike Coffman

In year of seismic US shifts, Colorado resists big changes

In a topsy-turvy U.S. election, Colorado voters stayed the course Tuesday and avoided big changes in many top races.

Colorado chose a Democrat for president for the third consecutive cycle, and returned an incumbent senator and all seven members of Congress to Washington.

Perhaps the biggest change endorsed by Colorado voters Tuesday was a measure to help the terminally ill access life-ending drugs. Proposition 106 had performed well in polls and didn't dominate debate this election year.

Colorado voters overwhelmingly rejected a measure to start the nation's first universal health care measure. Amendment 69 would have set up a first-in-the-nation payroll tax to...