The West continues to receive significant attention by President Obama’s campaign. His recent trips to Nevada and Colorado (twice) were aimed at key constituencies (Hispanics, young voters, mortgage holders in swing states).
Democrats also hope to keep New Mexico in the President’s column and will at least make a run at Arizona.
But, there is also considerable action in the West at the local level. In fact, both parties are hoping to pick up senate and governor seats in the West. A quick review shows: