Centennial state voters are most enthusiastic about a candidate who supports renewable energy or enhancing protections for public lands, while they are well aware but fairly divided over oil and gas development issues.
Pro-conservation candidates generate enthusiasm among Colorado voters.
- Coloradans stand out for being the most enthusiastic toward a candidate who wants to promote greater use of renewable energy , or who “supports enhancing protections for some public lands like National Forests,” as evidenced in the accompanying graph.
- Conversely, Coloradans will hold anti-conservation positions against a candidate. They are the most likely to say they will not support a candidate who voted to reduce funding for federal agencies which oversee public lands (74% less likely to vote for that candidate).
- Colorado voters are more likely to be divided over a candidate who wants “to reduce government red tape so that there can be more oil and gas development” in the state (47% more likely, 41% less likely).
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