Colorado in a Deep Recession: Implications for School Districts (ppt) / February 2009
Post-Election Analysis 2008: Expectations for Colorado and U.S. Government Policy / December 2008
Colorado’s transportation system is in desperate need of revenue, but counties and cities may be on their own / April 2008
A severance tax increase for higher education does not have majority support in Mesa County and would barely pass statewide / March 2008
Coloradans had a decisive role in the presidential nomination process, prompting overwhelming numbers of Democrats and Republicans to participate in Super Tuesday - February 2008
Denver Public Schools - Voters have low level of awareness - December 2007
Dependable water supplies key for economy / November 2007
Colorado's New Energy Economy
Public opinion favors green investments / November 2007
Is improvement of Democrats fortunes in the West a cyclical short-term event or sign of deeper changes?
Colorado has had some transportation funding victories the last decade, but none were easy. Governor Ritter will need to be persistent. / May 2007
Amendment 40 challenged the Colorado judiciary. It nearly passed. More can be expected. / May 2007
The change of political power in Denver doesn’t change the need to solve the state’s water problems / March 2007
An analysis of the failure of a domestic partnership initiative in the 2006 election. / January 2007
Few recoveries demonstrate the breadth of the Democratic comeback better than Al Gore becoming a Hollywood star with his global warming film,
An Inconvenient Truth
. / January 2007
Pollsters meet in San Francisco; Ciruli describes Colorado as moving to the political center
Governor-elect Ritter's water agenda / December 2006
Colorado goes from red to blue in four years-Floyd Ciruli analysis of 2006 election / November 2006
Metro polls give insight into conservation, commitment to save water / February 2006
Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper on top of favorability rating among likely voters / July 2006
Although political leaders, including Gov. Bill Owens, support TABOR reform, a new poll of southern Colorado residents shows little voter support / April 2005
War in Iraq is mistake, but don't remove troops / April 2005
Personal retirement accounts have little support in Colorado / March 2005
Americans more divided politically as Bush focuses on foreign policy / March 2005
Colorado Election 2006 - Is Colorado shifting to the center of the political spectrum, producing a more competitive political atmosphere?
/ November 2005
National polls show Americans are concerned about immigration. Ciruli analyzes the issue / November 2005
Despite widespread leadership support, Referenda C&D will be tough sells to voters / October 2005
Southern Colorado residents support studies to enlarge Pueblo and Turquoise reservoirs, but oppose some aspects of proposed legislation / April 2005
Coloradans feeling better about direction of state / February 2005
Voters identify an array of issues for Legislature to deal with.
Colorado a swing state?
Ciruli pegs the trends political and social that will shape the coming 2005
"The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District: Analysis of Voting, Registration and Census Data," is available at
Ciruli outlines the political hot buttons that will take center stage in the 2004
Attacks on media bias damaging / July 2004
10 years after the anti-gay rights Amendment 2 passed in Colorado to widespread astonishment / May 2004
Several western states are poised to make an impact on the upcoming Democrat presidential nomination. / September 2003
A statewide survey of educational choice issues in Colorado / April 2003
Floyd Ciruli explains the factors and trends defining the new era in water politics / January 2003
Public opinion mixed as lawmakers debate school vouchers.
Colorado Election 2002 - mid-term elections were very good to Colorado Republicans.
Regime change in Denver city government
How the terrorists attacks of Sept. 11 shattered America's sense of security
Close races challenge to pollsters.
Democrats one-vote majority at risk as 2002 election battle heats up.
Colorado key to national race / October 2002
Taxpayers Bear Tax Burden with Frustration, Mistrust of Government
President Bush's approval rating has soared among Coloradans since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks
Ins and Outs for the New Year 2002
Financial study confirms Amendment 23 is having huge immediate and long-term impacts on the state budget.
In-state senate reapportionment, Democrats have the smallest and Republicans the largest districts.
Voters Want Special Session on Growth
Americans are shifting their defense interests to include Asia.
Colorado congressional incumbents watching redistricting with concern.
Growth, Transportation and Public Opinion
Democrat control making waves in 2001 legislature
Colorado gains its 7th Congressional seat: Andrews, Coffman, Evans among those in the running
Amendment 23 - School Funding
The 6th Congressional Race will be both high-profile and expensive
Watering the Growth Capital of the USA
Anti-tax activist Doug Bruce is back with a new tax reduction proposal
Preview of Presidential Election 2000
Primary Results Strengthen Conservatives and Position Parties to Battle for Control of State Senate
Public says Patsy Ramsey or both parents most likely killers
The April 22, U.S. Marshall's removal of Elian Gonzales from his Miami relatives created a firestorm of public commentary
School Grades - It's time to start grading public schools
Presidential Primary Survey March 2000
RTD and roads win big with voters willing to pay to get there faster.
The powerful economic impacts of arts and culture.
Understanding why Denver voters support their zoo and art museum. (Full 1999 election analysis)
How Coloradans want to spend their lottery money.
Western leaders and the regions anti-political ways
State's Internet Use Outpaces the country
Report on Great Outdoors Colorado-Strategic Plan Summary
GOCO Strategic Plan Update
Coloradoans place high value on wildlife
April 1999 Denver election poll April 1999
The Culture of Opposition
RTD - Never a Smooth Ride With Voters
Coloradoans Buck Democratic Trend: Voters Launch New GOP Era
Projecting scenarios for Colorado at the turn of the century: Environmental Scan
Public Wants Transit, But Not At Any Price
Western States Share Dilemma on Growth
Ins and Outs of the New Economy
Colorado Gov. Bill Owens riding high on job approval ratings.
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