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Colorado Democrats Elect Senate President Who Favors Gun Control

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Carroll, like Morse, supports gun restrictions and is arguably seen as more liberal than Morse, somewhat blunting the victory for recall advocates.

Both Giron and Morse were two of four lawmakers that were originally targeted for recalls. Recently, a new recall effort has begun for State Sen. Evie Hudak (D), one of the lawmakers that were not successfully recalled. If Hudak is successfully recalled, control of the State Senate could move to Colorado Republicans. Currently Democrats hold the chamber by a slim 18-17 vote margin.

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