By Danielle Chavira

DENVER (CBS4)- Praise and rebuttal came from various Colorado state leaders after CBS News projected Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will win the 2020 presidential election. Gov. Jared Polis was among the first to share his congratulations.

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“A new dawn is rising in America. Congratulations to President-Elect Biden and Vice-President-Elect Harris on a historic victory in Colorado and across the country and on focusing on what unites us all as Americans. I am excited to work with the Biden-Harris administration to continue building a Colorado for all, and a United States of America for all.”

Senior Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) stated he looks forward to working with Biden and Harris.

Sen.-elect John Hickenlooper, who just unseated incumbent Republican Sen. Cory Gardner, echoed his Democratic colleague.

Congratulations to my good friends @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris. It’s been a long, tough road—but we are going to rebuild from this crisis and restore the soul of this great nation.

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Congresswoman-elect Lauren Boebert pushed back on the results. Boebert won the race for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.

Lauren Boebert, Republican nominee for Colorado's 3rd congressional district, poses for the portrait at Terrell Park in Collbran, Colorado on Oct. 22, 2020.

Lauren Boebert, Republican  for Colorado’s 3rd congressional district, poses for the portrait at Terrell Park in Collbran, Colorado on Oct. 22, 2020. (credit: Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Late on Election night, she told news reporters she will be the first mother to ever to represent the district in Congress.

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Rep. Diana DeGette, who just won re-election, acknowledged the history made on Saturday as Vice President-Elect Harris will be the first female vice president and first Black woman and the first Indian-American woman to hold the office.

President Donald Trump was golfing at the time of the projections. He has not conceded the race and is not expected to address journalists on Saturday.

Danielle Chavira

Comments (2)
  1. Kim says:

    To quote the liberals ‘burn it down’

    1. marybeth says:

      You’re not ‘burning it down’ with crazy Q-anon lady? ok….

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