Although the Colorado marijuana legalization initiative lost 60-40, it actually won in some counties:
- Boulder – 53%
- Clear Creak – 54%
- Denver – 56%
- Eagle – 56%
- Gilpin – 61%
On the other hand, the people in Baca county voted 82% against the initiative.
Some major geographic and demographic splits on this issue.
In Nevada, the geographic differences were there, but less pronounced. However, there were some clear demographic differences.
Our least receptive audiences in Nevada?
- African Americans
- Old people
- Rural residents
- Conservative Republicans who support Bush and approve of the war in Iraq
We have the opportunity here to identify some audiences who need to be educated, and start the process.