U.S. first lady Michelle Obama attends an event to announce a new report regarding military spouse employment at the Pentagon February 15, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. The report, 'Supporting our Military Families: Best Practices for Streamlining Occupational Licensing Across State Lines,' says that military families face a greater financial burden when moving from state to state due to licensing and credentials costs. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The first lady told crowds in Castle Rock, Durango and Fountain that this year's race in Colorado will be closer than it was four years ago. That's when President Barack Obama became the first Democrat since 1992 to carry Colorado.
Michelle Obama urged supporters to spend the final days leading up to the election making sure newly registered voters turn in ballots.
Her appearance comes a week after her husband's lackluster performance in the first presidential debate at the University of Colorado.
Next week, Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Colorado to rally support in Boulder and Greeley.
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