According to CNN, Democratic Representative Jared Polis will be Colorado's next governor, becoming the nation's first openly gay man elected to a governor's position. Polis will succeed Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper, who is term-limited from seeking the office again. Polis is one of several LGBT candidates who ran for governor during this cycle, along with Brown in Oregon, Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist and Texas Democrat Lupe Valdez. During his gubernatorial bid, Polis pushed for universal health care, free early childhood education and turning Colorado to a 100% renewable energy state

Up to 50% Off Men''s Shorts at Eastern Mountain Sports. Hurry, While Supplies Last!

More videos