Colorado’s U.S. House delegation will continue to be a mix of red and blue after all seven incumbents easily won re-election despite the contentious battle over redistricting last year.
Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton has retained Colorado’s sprawling 3rd Congressional District seat by defeating Democratic state lawmaker Sal Pace.
Colorado’s reputation as a battleground state is playing out in its congressional races, where Democrats hope to capitalize on restricting to regain the edge now held by Republicans.
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.
It could be the last time Republican Rep. Scott Tipton and Democrat Sal Pace face off in Colorado’s largest congressional district.
A Democrat seeking to unseat a Republican congressman routinely tells voters that he cut his own pay in the state Legislature to set an example about fiscal discipline.
Colorado’s largest congressional district is the size of Arkansas and boasts the state’s most contested race as first-term Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and Democrat Sal Pace court voters with wildly divergent interests.
A prison in southeast Colorado that closed earlier this year wasn’t a victim of the national mortgage crisis. But it could find new life because of it.
Tempers are flaring in the Colorado Legislature as the session nears its midway point, and it turned out to be a wacky Wednesday in the state House during voting for bills.
Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, considered one of the weakest fundraisers in Congress, had another three slow months of raising money for his re-election.