The Obama campaign is increasingly disappointed in the Colorado numbers. The latest polls show Colorado is the closest toss-up state in the country. The Real Clear Politics average for Colorado on October 23 shows Romney ahead by 0.2 percent.
A Sunday Rasmussen poll has Mitt Romney up by 4 percentage points (50% Romney to 46% Obama), but the latest PPP poll puts Barack Obama ahead by 3 points (47% Romney to 50% Obama).
As of Tuesday, October 23, 171,000 absentee votes had been returned, with a reported slight Republican advantage (9,000 votes). More than 70 percent of Coloradans are expected to vote early.
Early voting begins in Colorado on Monday
Colorado’s 9 electoral votes crucial to both presidential campaigns