Rod Bockenfeld elected to Colorado Legislature
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Rod Bockenfeld elected to Colorado Legislature

Quincy native Rod Bockenfeld, was recently elected to serve in the Colorado state Legislature. Bockenfeld, 62, will represent a portion of the eastern Denver suburban area in the Colorado House.

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Independent Hays tops incumbent for Monroe County clerk position

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Voters find political ads to be upsetting

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LaHood sees transportation, health care among next priorities

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Graves wins, watches how GOP candidates are doing elsewhere
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Graves wins, watches how GOP candidates are doing elsewhere

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Pritzker elected Illinois governor, pledges 'no small plans'
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Pritzker elected Illinois governor, pledges 'no small plans'

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Hawley defeats McCaskill, handing Republicans a Senate seat
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Hawley defeats McCaskill, handing Republicans a Senate seat

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