3rd Congressional District
A former state legislator from Pueblo has announced he will run for the 3rd Congressional District seat now held by Republican Scott Tipton of Cortez.
Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton has retained Colorado’s sprawling 3rd Congressional District seat by defeating Democratic state lawmaker Sal Pace.
It’s crunch time in Colorado’s largest, and mostly rural, congressional district where campaigns have gotten help from outside spending in what’s considered one of the state’s most competitive seats.
Congressional candidate Rep. Sal Pace says is stepping down as the leader for Democrats in the Colorado House but will serve the remainder of his term in the Legislature.
U.S. Republican Rep. Scott Tipton doubled his re-election campaign fundraising haul this quarter after his Democratic challenger got off to a fast start in his effort to unseat him.
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton says his sprawling district in south and western Colorado is a competitive seat that is unified by rural and agricultural and does not need to change drastically.