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OfficeAttorney General
Type General Election
Filing Deadline July 01, 1900 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1900 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1900 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1901 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1903 - 12:00pm
Turnout 40.39% Total Population
ContributorBrentinCO
Last ModifiedBrentinCO July 31, 2018 11:09pm
Data Sources1901 Colorado Legislative Manual, pages 118-119

History of the Colorado Attorney General [Link]
Description In the election of 1900 Democrat James Orsman was elected Governor of Colorado and a 69-year-old Georgetown lawyer, Charles C. Post, was elected Attorney General. He was elected on a fusion ticket of the Populist, Silver Republicans and Democratic parties. Post’s election as Attorney General was the culmination of an extraordinary career.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1898
NameDavid M. Campbell Votes88,981 (62.41%)
Term01/03/1899 - 01/03/1901 Margin41,349 (+29.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1902
NameNathan C. Miller Votes87,934 (47.85%)
Term01/03/1903 - 01/03/1905 Margin8,892 (+4.84%)
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Name Charles C. Post Robert T. Yeaman Daniel C. Burns E.M. Dawes  
PartyFusion Republican Prohibition Unknown  
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Certified Votes119,311 (54.74%) 93,695 (42.99%) 4,026 (1.85%) 932 (0.43%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -25,616 (-11.75%) -115,285 (-52.89%) -118,379 (-54.31%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
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Entry Date 07/01/1900 07/01/1900 07/01/1900 07/01/1900  
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