Polis spent more than $12 million to win a second term as governor. The next biggest spender was Total Wine & More, which spent slightly less on a ballot measure.
Boebert spent nearly $43 per vote, while Frisch spent $32. That’s more than the $16 per vote Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet spent successfully defending his seat against Republican Joe O’Dea, who spent $9 per vote.
Winners of the April 4, 2023, mayoral and city council contests in Colorado’s largest city will be among the highest-paid elected officials in the state.
Democrats were bracing for losses on Election Day. Instead, they expanded their majorities in the state House and Senate.
Boebert won by a large margin in Mesa County, while Frisch secured big victories in Pueblo and La Plata counties
Caraveo, a state representative and pediatrician, defied the political oddsmakers when she eked out a victory last week over Republican state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District
Turnout in the Republican’s 3rd Congressional District is down from 2018, the last midterm election. She outperformed the GOP’s U.S. Senate and gubernatorial candidates in some of the district’s 27 counties.
Caraveo, who works as a pediatrician, will be the first Latina to represent Colorado in Congress. The 8th District’s population is nearly 39% Latino.
There are no statewide elected offices up for grabs for four years in Colorado. Democrats have never held this amount of sustained power at the state or congressional levels.
Republicans hoped their candidate, Kirkmeyer, would be a bright spot on an otherwise disappointing Election Day for the GOP