ColoradoCare’s lies aren’t working, majority oppose $25B tax hike

DENVER–Ciruli Associates¬†conducted a poll with likely voters¬†indicating that Amendment 69, known as ColoradoCare, is losing in the Denver metro area by 30 percent in favor and 43 percent against, with 27 percent of the population undecided.

Among Democrats only 44 percent favor the amendment and 35 percent are undecided. Republicans are overwhelmingly opposed at 71 percent. Unaffiliated voters oppose it 47 percent to 31 percent.

Advancing Colorado Executive Director Jonathan Lockwood released the following statement:

“Coloradans do not want to give 21 unelected bureaucrats total control over their health care and a taxpayer-funded budget the size of Nike, American Express and McDonald’s. Since we started fighting the deceptive ColoradoCare campaign last May, we have seen a wave of both parties crash against the proposal, grassroots activists mobilized and media doing a fantastic job of exposing this proposal. This new poll proves the ColoradoCare campaign’s lies and fiction hasn’t worked and that Coloradans are armed against this killer tax hike.”

Advancing Colorado spearheaded the opposition to the ColoradoCare campaign last May and the group’s executive director has debated state Sen. Irene Aguilar, T.R. Reid and former state Sen. Jeanne Nicholson in Frisco at a community forum and the Anschutz Medical Campus. Advancing Colorado has also held town halls and forums with state legislators and grassroots activists around the state.

The group’s digital marketing and commentary has been featured in POLITICO, The Daily Signal, The Washington Times, Newsweek, NPR, The Heartlander, The Daily Caller, The Blaze, Lifezette, The Washington Free Beacon, CBS, The Denver Business Journal, The Denver Post, Colorado Public Radio, The Durango Herald, The Colorado Independent, The Colorado Springs Gazette, The Fort Collins Coloradoan, The Colorado Statesman and more.