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Colorado Ballot Measure to Ban Racial Preferences Up 40 Points in Poll

4:06 PM, Oct 15, 2008 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Jen Rubin sees a glimmer of hope for conservatives:

It is a tough time for many conservatives. But here is a bit of cheery news: Colorado's Amendment 46, which like the successful Michigan Civil Rights Initiative in 2006, would ban use of race and gender preferences in government contracting, education and employment is leading by a huge margin of 63-21%. This is in a state in which Barack Obama is leading by an average margin of almost six percentage points and in which the Senate seat is likely to flip to the Democrats.

Too bad McCain didn't know enough about the referendum to endorse it.