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3rd Congressional District

Nicolais: How state Sen. Don Coram can beat Rep. Lauren Boebert

The much-liked and respected state senator will need a perfect campaign — and help from outside organizations

Opinion Columns

Don Coram makes it official. He’ll challenge Lauren Boebert in the GOP primary.

The centrist Republican from Montrose joins Marina Zimmerman, a crane operator from Durango, in challenging the far-right incumbent 3rd Congressional District representative

Politics and Government

Republican state Sen. Don Coram will run to unseat Lauren Boebert

Coram told a group of constituents in Montrose on Wednesday morning “the papers have been filed” for his congressional bid

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Lauren Boebert vows to stay her course as she seeks another term in Congress

She’ll likely face a primary challenger in state Sen. Don Coram, who is known to reach across the aisle

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Zornio: Meet Marina Zimmerman, the Republican trying to oust Lauren Boebert

After redistricting heavily favors conservatives, the best chance to remove Boebert might be to replace her with a new and better Republican

Opinion Columns

Democrat Kerry Donovan ends her campaign to unseat Lauren Boebert after redistricting

The decision comes after Donovan was drawn out of Boebert's 3rd Congressional District during Colorado's once-in-a-decade redistricting process

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Opinion: Water is the 3rd District’s “community of interest.” Only one redistricting map gets it

Redistricting Commissioner Simon Tafoya’s proposed 3rd Congressional District boundary deserves strong consideration

Opinion Columns

Lauren Boebert removes name from business filings tied to oil and gas consulting firm run by her husband

The Garfield County Republican updated business filings to remove her name. It’s not clear if she is an owner of the company

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Redistricting commissions diverge on prison gerrymandering, and the 3rd Congressional District revisited

This is the second edition of Remapping Colorado, our free, pop-up newsletter on redistricting.

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Opinion: Colorado’s redistricting commission is prioritizing voters over parties

Restoring competitive balance to congressional districts will give more voters a voice

Opinion Columns

Lauren Boebert is known for her far-right Republican views. But Republicans alone didn’t send her to Congress.

Unaffiliated voters on Colorado’s Front Range often vote for Democrats. But in rural parts of the state, like the 3rd Congressional District, where they make up the largest voting bloc, that’s not the case.

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Lauren Boebert argues she’s allowed to block people from her Twitter feed

In response to a lawsuit, Boebert's attorney argues that the representative "operates that Twitter account in her individual capacity, not as a state actor"

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Gregg Smith ends his bid to unseat Republican Lauren Boebert

The Democrat’s campaign lasted only about six weeks, but he feels there are qualified progressive candidates who can win in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.

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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

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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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