Colorado Votes: 965,000 Mail in Votes on Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Approximately half the expected mail-in vote arrived at county
clerk offices on Tuesday, a week before Election Day, Nov. 6.
The substantial mail-in vote suggests a final turnout higher
than the 2.4 million voters of four years ago.
More than 70 percent of the total vote will be completed by mail or
early voting. Also, the close partisan
breakdown indicates President Obama will not win the state by the 200,000
vote-margin he received in 2008. This
election will be decided by one percent or less of the vote, or fewer than
Floyd Ciruli founded Ciruli Associates, a research and consulting firm specializing in public policy and research, in 1985.
Mr. Ciruli holds a law degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and a bachelor’s degree cum laude in political science from UCLA. He is a member of the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), and is the past-president of the Pacific Chapter of AAPOR (PAPOR). Mr. Ciruli is the Director of the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research at the University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies. He is an adjunct professor teaching public opinion and foreign policy. Mr. Ciruli is a board member of the Social Science Foundation of the University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies and past-president of the Georgetown Law Alumni Board.
Mr. Ciruli is widely known to Colorado audiences as a pollster and political analyst for 9-KUSA TV, KOA Radio and The Denver Post. Most recently, he has appeared on Fox News with Neil Cavuto. In September 2016, Mr. Ciruli was inducted into the Denver Press Club Hall of Fame. He hosts the state’s leading blog for politics and trends at www.fciruli.blogspot.com.