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8th Congressional District

8th Congressional District
8th Congressional District

Poll indicates it’s very tight race between Barbara Kirkmeyer, Yadira Caraveo in Colorado’s 8th Congressional District

The poll, conducted on behalf of Democratic state Rep. Yadira Caraveo’s campaign, shows Caraveo down 2 percentage points to Republican state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer

Election 2022

Barbara Kirkmeyer once pushed part of Colorado to pursue breaking off to form a new state. She has no regrets.

Now that Kirkmeyer is running to represent Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District, Democrats are using her secession push as a way to label her as too extreme

Election 2022

Colorado congressional candidates who faced tough primaries head into general election low on cash

Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet’s $8 million in cash dwarfs Republican Joe O’Dea’s $841,000

Election 2022

Barbara Kirkmeyer wins 8th Congressional District Republican primary

Kirkmeyer's victory sets the stage for a face-off between experienced lawmakers who occupy the further-right and further-left wings of their parties.

Election 2022

Colorado Democrats continue to lead their 2022 Republican rivals in campaign cash

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert is the exception to the rule, coming in second to Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet between April and early June

Election 2022

The GOP primary in Colorado’s highly competitive 8th Congressional District is Democrats’ latest TV ad target

Democrats are already running ads in Colorado’s Republican primaries for U.S. Senate and governor this year, seeking to advance the most conservative — and controversial — candidates in those races

Election 2022

GOP candidates in Colorado’s 8th Congressional District must balance wooing conservatives now, winning over moderates later

Lori Saine, Barbara Kirkmeyer, Jan Kulmann and Tyler Allcorn are battling over their Republican credentials now. But to win in November they’ll have to woo unaffiliated and Hispanic voters who may be more moderate.

Election 2022

Where the four Republicans running to represent the 8th Congressional District stand on the big issues

We reached out to the campaigns for Barbara Kirkmeyer, Lori Saine, Tyler Allcorn and Jan Kulmann to learn their positions on big issues like gun violence and immigration

Election 2022

8th Congressional District candidate Joshua Jered Rodriguez arrested on identity theft, forgery charges

Rodriguez, who has previously run for Arvada mayor, filed to run for office despite the active arrest warrant

Crime and Courts

A deep dive into the electorate in Colorado’s super competitive new 8th Congressional District

The race to represent the district will likely draw national attention and millions of dollars as Democrats try to defend their slim majority in the U.S. House and Republicans gear up for a big push to win back the chamber

Politics and Government

Republican Barbara Kirkmeyer launches campaign for Colorado’s 8th Congressional District seat

The former Weld County commissioner and current state senator says she plans to unveil a “renew America” plan in the coming months that will be the cornerstone of her bid

Politics and Government

Republican Lori Saine, a Weld County commissioner, enters race for new 8th Congressional District

Controversial former state lawmaker likely will face a competitive primary as Democrats and the GOP vie for Colorado’s newest congressional seat

Politics and Government

Here is the new congressional map headed to the Colorado Supreme Court for final approval

The proposal was approved by Colorado's Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission by an 11-1 vote just before midnight after seven rounds of voting

Politics and Government

The first established politician has jumped into the race for Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District

State Rep. Yadira Caraveo, a Thornton Democrat and pediatrician, announced her bid despite the new district’s boundaries still being unclear

Politics and Government

Redistricting will reshape Colorado politics. But only 12 lobbyists have disclosed their work to influence the process.

Though only a few lobbyists have registered, multiple groups are offering their opinions on what Colorado’s congressional and legislative maps should look like

Politics and Government