PHOTOS: Some weird stuff and some normal stuff we saw at Polis’ State of the State address

Rep. Perry Will's moustache poses for a portrait before Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Rep. Perry Will's moustache poses for a portrait before Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The State of the State address given each year by Colorado’s governor is serious business, except when it’s not.

(Remember that time we investigated a plush Sriracha bottle?)

For this 2020 address, we bring you the day’s flavor in the form of a photo series.

Rep. Dave Williams sips from Homer Simpson's head before Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Rep. Dave Williams sips from Homer Simpson's head before Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Rep. Larry Liston shows off his shiny new button. Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Rep. Larry Liston shows off his shiny new button. Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Maj. Gen. Michael Loh poses for a portrait before Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Maj. Gen. Michael Loh poses for a portrait before Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

This is how they advanced the teleprompter for Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

This is how they advanced the teleprompter for Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Folks allowed on the House floor and those who weren't watch Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Folks allowed on the House floor and those who weren't watch Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Marissa Molina beams as Gov. Jared Polis recognizes her, the first Dreamer to serve on a state board in Colorado, during his second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Marissa Molina beams as Gov. Jared Polis recognizes her, the first Dreamer to serve on a state board in Colorado, during his second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Lieutenant Gov. Diane Primavera smiles at her granddaughter, Kailani, during Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Lieutenant Gov. Diane Primavera smiles at her granddaughter, Kailani, during Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

An environmental protester is ejected from the House gallery after he burst in yelling, "Ban fracking now!" during Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

An environmental protester is ejected from the House gallery after he burst in yelling, "Ban fracking now!" during Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Gov. Jared Polis' second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Gov. Jared Polis' prepares to make his second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Gov. Jared Polis' prepares to make his second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Gov. Jared Polis walks back to his office after his second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Gov. Jared Polis walks back to his office after his second State of the State address. Jan. 9, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Correction: Rep. Perry Will was mistakenly identified as Sen. Bob Gardner in the lead image’s caption.

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