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Colorado Governor Race

Candidates

Beauprez

Beauprez (R)

Bio | Campaign Site

Bill Ritter

Bill Ritter (D)

Bio | Campaign Site

RealClearPolitics Snapshot
RCP Average: Ritter +18.7 % |RCP Chart
RCP Ranking: Likely Democrat
Competitive House Races: CO-4 | CO-5 | CO-7

Polling Data

PollDateSampleBeauprez (R)Ritter (D)Und.Spread
Final Results----40.257.0--Ritter +16.8
RCP Average10/24 - 11/1--34.853.57.3Ritter +18.7
SurveyUSA10/30 - 11/1661 LV57353Ritter +22
RMN/CBS410/28 - 10/30500 LV55337Ritter +22
Mason-Dixon10/24 - 10/26625 LV50387Ritter +12
Ciruli Assoc.10/24 - 10/26501 LV523312Ritter +19

All Colorado Governor Race Polling Data

Previous Elections

Governor
2002: Owens 63, Heath 34
1998: Owes 49, Schoettler 48

President
2004: Bush 52, Kerry 47
2000: Bush 51, Gore 42
1996: Dole 46, Clinton 44

Demographics

Occupation: Blue Collar 21.0% | White Collar 64.5% | Gray Collar 14.5%
Race: White 74.5% | Hispanic 17.1% | Black 3.7% | Asian 2.2%

Links for More Information

More Analysis: Washington Post

State Newspaper Coverage: Denver Post | Rocky Mountain News

State Parties: Co GOP | Co Dems

Polling Data

PollDateSampleBeauprez (R)Ritter (D)Und.Spread
Final Results----40.257.0--Ritter +16.8
RCP Average10/24 - 11/1--34.853.57.3Ritter +18.7
SurveyUSA10/30 - 11/1661 LV57353Ritter +22
RMN/CBS410/28 - 10/30500 LV55337Ritter +22
Zogby Interactive*10/23 - 10/27LV 4647--Beauprez +1
Mason-Dixon10/24 - 10/26625 LV50387Ritter +12
Ciruli Assoc.10/24 - 10/26501 LV523312Ritter +19
Rasmussen10/22 - 10/22500 LV51396Ritter +12
SurveyUSA10/20 - 10/22594 LV56383Ritter +18
Zogby Interactive*10/10 - 10/16661 LV4745--Ritter +2
Mason-Dixon10/3 - 10/5625 LV503511Ritter +15
Ciruli Assoc.9/26 - 10/2500 LV433320Ritter +10
SurveyUSA9/25 - 9/27532 LV55383Ritter +17
Zogby Interactive*9/19 - 9/25--464311Ritter +3
Rasmussen9/19 - 9/19500 LV503410Ritter +16
RMN/CBS49/10 - 9/12500 LV503311Ritter +17
Zogby Interactive*8/29 - 9/5n/a 483913Ritter +9
Zogby Interactive*8/15 - 8/21n/a 463915Ritter +7
SurveyUSA8/14 - 8/16605 LV50407Ritter +10
Rasmussen8/9 - 8/9500 LV48399Ritter +9
Mason-Dixon7/12 - 7/13625 RV423523Ritter +7
Rasmussen7/10 - 7/10500 LV423716Ritter +5
Rasmussen5/25 - 5/25500 LV433817Ritter +5
Rasmussen4/25 - 4/25500 LV373915Beauprez +2
Rasmussen3/29 - 3/29500 LV414012Ritter +1
Rasmussen2/22 - 2/22500 LV403319Ritter +7
Mason-Dixon2/6 - 2/8625 LV433720Ritter +6
Rasmussen1/17 - 1/17500 LV383913Beauprez +1
Ridder-Braden (D)8/19 - 8/24501 LV444214Ritter +2