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Republican primary voters in Colorado reject slate of candidates who embraced election conspiracies

Republican primary voters in Colorado had a choice Tuesday: Elevate a slate of candidates who believe the unfounded claim that President Donald Trump was the true winner of the 2020 election or pick candidates who want the GOP to move on.  For the most part, with some notable exceptions, voters selected the latter.  State Rep. […]

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Erik Aadland wins three-way Republican primary in Colorado’s 7th Congressional District

Army veteran Erik Aadland won the three-way Republican primary Tuesday in Colorado’s 7th Congressional District, beating economist Timothy Reichert and Golden resident Laurel Imer. The Associated Press called the race for Aadland, of Pine, about 8:20 p.m. By 9:40 p.m., he had gathered 47.9% of the vote to Reichert’s 36.4% and Imer’s 15.7%. Aadland will […]

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Barbara Kirkmeyer wins 8th Congressional District Republican primary

Barbara Kirkmeyer, a conservative state senator and a fixture in Weld County politics, won the Republican primary in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District on Tuesday, teeing up what’s expected to be one of the nation’s most competitive U.S. House races. The Associated Press called the race just after 8 p.m. Tuesday. Despite the lack of […]

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Heidi Ganahl beats Greg Lopez in Republican primary for Colorado governor

SEDALIA — Heidi Ganahl won the Republican gubernatorial nomination in Colorado on Tuesday night after fending off a primary opponent who benefited from roughly $1.5 million in spending by Democrats, most of it on TV ads, aimed at preventing Ganahl from advancing to the general election. The Associated Press called the race in Ganahl’s favor […]

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Pam Anderson wins Colorado secretary of state’s primary, handily beating indicted Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters

Republican Pam Anderson handily defeated two other candidates, including indicted Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, in Tuesday’s secretary of state primary in a major rebuke of Peters’ 2020 election denialism. The Associated Press called the race on Anderson’s behalf at about 8 p.m. At that time, Anderson had received 45% of the vote, to Peters’ […]

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Lauren Boebert easily beats primary challenger Don Coram in Colorado’s 3rd District, setting her up for second term

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert on Tuesday took a major step toward securing a second term when she easily defeated her Republican primary challenger, state Sen. Don Coram, in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.  The Associated Press called the race for Boebert at 7:36 p.m. Boebert was leading Coram with 64% of the vote compared to his […]

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Joe O’Dea beats Ron Hanks in Colorado’s Republican U.S. Senate primary

First-time candidate Joe O’Dea on Tuesday secured the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Colorado despite millions of dollars in Democratic spending to aid his primary opponent, state Rep. Ron Hanks.  The Associated Press projected O’Dea’s win at about 7:30 p.m. O’Dea, who owns a Denver construction company, had 55% of the vote compared to […]

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It’s Election Day in Colorado! Here’s what you need to know to vote and where you can find results.

It’s primary Election Day in Colorado, and voters are going to be making decisions in a host of important races.  You have until 7 p.m. to vote in person or deposit your ballot in a drop box. (Here is a link showing where you can find in-person polling places and ballot drop boxes in your […]

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Joe O’Dea, supporters throw nearly $1M into U.S. Senate primary to counter Democratic spending for Ron Hanks

Denver construction company owner Joe O’Dea and a super PAC backing his campaign have injected nearly $1 million into the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in recent days as they try to counter millions of dollars in spending by Democrats to help his opponent, state Rep. Ron Hanks, in the primary.  O’Dea gave $500,000 of […]