“The question is whether Romanoff can get it sufficiently in the political atmosphere,” said Floyd Ciruli, director of the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research at the University of Denver.
“It clearly hurt the governor’s reputation as being honest — he’s always tried to maintain a reputation of being clean,” he added. “As a matter of fact, he took a shower once with his clothes on to argue he wasn’t going to go negative in campaigns.”
|Democratic Senate candidate John Hickenlooper testifies remotely during a|
state ethics commission hearing, June 5, 2020 | Screenshot courtesy
of Colorado Independent Ethics Commission/Webexormer