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WATCH: Jared Polis’ election night victory speech

Author: 9News - November 9, 2018 - Updated: November 9, 2018

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Jared Polis will be the next governor of Colorado after defeating Republican Walker Stapleton.

Polis will take over for fellow Democrat Gov. John Hickenlooper after the latter’s second term ends early next year.

On election night, Polis spoke at the Democrats’ watch party at the Westin Denver Downtown hotel.

WATCH his speech below.

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