Coloradans Exhaust Ticket Supply for Obama Speech

60K apply for state's allotment of about 30K at Denver stadium where Dem will accept
By Clay Dillow,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 8, 2008 1:26 PM CDT
"This incredible response and excitement shows that there is a huge appetite for change in Colorado," an Obama campaign rep said of the booming demand for tickets.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Colorado’s allotment of seats for Barack Obama’s Aug. 28 acceptance speech is accounted for, the Denver Post reports, with 60,000 people applying in 24 hours to be part of the bloc of about 30,000. There will be 60,000-75,000 seats available at Denver’s Invesco Field, with about half reserved for the host state. Requests from all states must be made by Tuesday, the AP adds.