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3rd Congressional District

3rd Congressional District

Here are the Colorado congressional districts that stand to change the most during redistricting

The Colorado Sun analyzed 2019 population estimates to understand how new maps could be redrawn this year

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State Rep. Donald Valdez becomes latest Democrat to announce bid to unseat Lauren Boebert

The La Jara lawmaker is one of seven Democrats running to represent the 3rd Congressional District in Congress

Politics and Government

A fluke or the future? Rep. Lauren Boebert shakes up her Colorado district

Republican Lauren Boebert, is an unabashed, social media-savvy loyalist of Donald Trump who, like her fellow first-term colleague GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, is stoking controversy with her far-right views and defiant actions. But unlike Greene, Boebert doesn't hail from an overwhelmingly GOP, safe district.

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Meet Gregg Smith, the Blackwater-connected Democrat new to Colorado and running to unseat Lauren Boebert

Smith says he was moved to run for Congress by the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. He faces an uphill battle in a congressional district that values known quantities

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Two big-name Colorado Democrats are already exploring 2022 bids to unseat Lauren Boebert

State Sen. Kerry Donovan of Vail and state Rep. Dylan Roberts of Avon say they are in discussions to launch a campaign to oust the Republican next year

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Lauren Boebert vowed to shake things up in Congress. She has delivered in her first week.

The high school dropout with a history of minor run-ins with the law used her first tumultuous week in office to cement her far-right and extremist credentials while also setting off a widespread roar of criticism

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Congresswoman-elect Lauren Boebert to challenge Electoral College vote

Boebert, who takes office in January, again repeated false allegations of widespread voter fraud in the election of Joe Biden

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John Hickenlooper spent $41 million to win Colorado’s U.S. Senate race, far surpassing Cory Gardner

In the 3rd Congressional District, Lauren Boebert defeated her Democratic opponent despite being outspent 2 to 1, new records show

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Lauren Boebert beats Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District

Boebert becomes the first woman to hold Colorado's 3rd Congressional District seat

Election 2020

Colorado election 2020 results: President, Senate, House and ballot questions

The latest Colorado election results reported in real-time in the top races on the ballot

Election 2020

How high will the blue wave crest in Colorado? Democrats are predicting big wins once again.

The 3rd Congressional District and a handful of state legislative races will offer clues about the state’s partisan direction after the 2020 election

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Diane Mitsch Bush outraises GOP rival Lauren Boebert in 3rd District as Democrats pour money into the race

The national parties campaign committees are spending big on TV ads in a district once considered safe for Republicans

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Lauren Boebert discusses, defends her backstory during Durango visit

"I wish more members of Congress had the life experiences that I’ve had," said the Republican upstart running in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District

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How Lauren Boebert rose from unknown to a candidate for Congress to someone in Donald Trump’s orbit

Neither Lauren Boebert nor her campaign manager would respond to questions about holes and discrepancies in the Republican’s biography, including money troubles, family connections and her childhood

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Colorado’s GOP U.S. House candidate Lauren Boebert is latest linked to QAnon conspiracy theory

Analysts say Boebert stands the best chance of any of the GOP candidates who have flirted with QAnon to end up in Congress.

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Right-wing firebrand Lauren Boebert beats Trump-backed, 5-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton

On the Democratic side, former state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush overcame first-time candidate James Iacino

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Want to understand the state of U.S. politics? Look no further than Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District primaries

The Democratic and Republican contests mirror the parties’ national split, and the outcome could provide more insight into the politics of Pueblo and the Western Slope

Politics and Government

Opinion: Colorado Republicans should choose experience in the 3rd Congressional District

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Will Boebert provide the ammunition for Colorado Democrats to take back the third congressional district?

The campaign for the conservative bomb thrower and Second Amendment advocate may be just the opening Democrats have been waiting for since 2010

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Owner, operator of Shooters Grill in Rifle launches conservative primary challenge to Republican Scott Tipton

Lauren Boebert says U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, has been “utterly silent” as “left-wing lunatics are taking a wrecking ball to our country.”

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