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TRAIL MIX | Turning points (and an unsung song) were telling in 2018 election

Author: Ernest Luning - November 15, 2018 - Updated: November 15, 2018

Once an election recedes in the rear-view mirror — especially when races are decided by wide margins — the results take on an air of inevitability.

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. For nearly a decade, he was a senior political reporter and occasional editor at The Colorado Statesman before the 119-year-old publication merged with Colorado Politics in 2017.