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.
Former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo has become the latest Republican to announce plans to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Steve Laffey, a onetime Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Rhode Island, announced Tuesday he’s running for governor of Colorado.