In this episode, we discuss the evolving Democrat strategy to stop the Trump Administration’s agenda.
Segment #1 – Voter Registration Trends in Colorado
- From December 1st, 2015 to December 1st 2016, voter registration increased by 324,153.
- Among those registered voters, 40% identified as Democrat, 28% as unaffiliated, 26% as Republican and 6% with a minor party.
- Millennials, or voters that are 18 to 34 years old, make up 31% of all registered voters in Colorado. They are the largest voting block by age.
- Voters identifying as Republican continues decline in comparison to Democrat and unaffiliated registration.
Segment #2 – 2016 Voter Turnout in Colorado
- For the first time ever in Colorado, unaffiliated and “other party” voters made up a larger part of voter turnout than the Democrat and Republican parties.
- The Republican turnout advantage over Democrats declined by from 45,543 in 2012 to 19,020 in 2016, a drop of 26,523 voters.
- Turnout as a percentage of all registered (active and inactive) voters in increased by 3 points compared to 2012, going from 71% to 74%.
- 81% of registered Republicans and 78% of registered Democrats turned out to vote, and increase of 4 points from 2012 for both parties. 66% of unaffiliated voters turned out, and increase of 3 points from 2012.
- 16% of inactive voters turned out to vote in 2016.