BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – State Treasurer Walker Stapleton and businessman Greg Lopez are advancing to the Republican gubernatorial primary.
Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is not, getting just 5 percent of delegate votes at the GOP state assembly in Boulder on Saturday.READ MORE: 'Feels Like Summer Happened Overnight': Xcel Energy Ready To Respond To Heat-Related Outages
Stapleton won 44 percent of the vote and Lopez 33 percent.
Candidates needed at least 30 percent — or successful petitions — to make the June 26 primary.
It was a stunning defeat for Coffman, who decided to try to qualify at the assembly rather than petition her way onto the primary ballot.READ MORE: Heat Waves Can Sometimes Cause Travel Problems By Air And On Land
Coffman drew boos earlier Saturday when she criticized the party for allowing Stapleton to compete at the assembly.
Stapleton did so after abandoning his petition on Tuesday, citing fraud concerns.Mobile Shower Trailer Parked At Denver's Civic Center Park To Help People Who Are Unhoused
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