Colorado has evolved a lot over the last couple of decades, from a "western" state largely rural in its outlook to a center for technology and green innovation.
A little bit Midwest and a little bit West Coast, Colorado has increasingly trended towards progressive values. Over time, this state has become a haven for thoughtful and open-minded people.
Between the growth of tech jobs in Denver attracting professionals who take a broad world view and an increasing appreciation of what climate change could do to the unique beauties of this diverse State, Colorado has recently moved into the forefront of States leading progressive thought in the U.S.
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