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Andrew Romanoff Falls Below 50% In Colorado Caucuses

05/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

While former state House Speaker Andrew Romanoff won the Democratic caucuses in Colorado Tuesday night, two days later he's fallen just under the 50 percent benchmark as the final counties report their totals.

And that shrinking margin in the early, non-binding contest that was tailor-made for Romanoff's activist base has Sen. Michael Bennet's campaign feeling a bit better about their loss.

With just 20 precincts left to be counted, Romanoff had 49.9 percent of the vote to Bennet's 41.9 percent.

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