Weld County prosecutor Ken Buck has won the Republican primary election for Colorado’s 4th Congressional District, defeating a state senator and two other Republicans.
Voting concludes on Tuesday in three Republican congressional primaries, including one for a rare open seat representing eastern Colorado.
Four Republican candidates are duking it out over the chance to secure their party’s nomination for a rare open congressional seat that covers much of the eastern third of Colorado.
Republican delegates on Friday placed State Sen Scott Renfroe and Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck on the primary ballot to replace Rep. Cory Gardner, who is stepping down from his House seat.
Colorado regulators said Thursday they will consider whether new rules are needed after 13 oil spills were blamed on last September’s flood, but some county officials said the leaks were comparatively small and that the existing rules worked.
Votes in 11 rural counties on whether to secede from Colorado sparked debates that ultimately will strengthen the state, Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper told local government officials Tuesday.
Lawmakers are one step closer to closing a loophole that allows people who aren’t farmers to get agricultural tax breaks.