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Lauren Boebert Results – Live: Colorado races down to the wire with Democrat Adam Frisch leading Republicans by 64 votes

Lauren Boebert Results – Live: Colorado races down to the wire with Democrat Adam Frisch leading Republicans by 64 votes

Lauren Boebert Results – Live: Colorado races down to the wire with Democrat Adam Frisch leading Republicans by 64 votes

2022 Midterms: What Happened in the Senate?

Race between Lauren Boebert and Adam Frisch went down to the wire with a Democratic challenger now leading by just 64 votes.

By early Thursday morning, 99 percent of all votes had been cast for a seat in the US House of Representatives Colorado3rd congressional district, with two candidates neck and neck with 50 percent of the vote each.

Mr. Frisch still holds a narrow lead, with 156,746 votes to Ms. Boebert’s 156,682, though the race remains too close to call.

The close race came as a surprise to both Republicans and Democrats — as well as pollsters — after the controversial gun-toting congresswoman was expected to enjoy a comfortable re-election to the seat she has held since 2020.

Meanwhile, in the Senate race, Democrat Michael Bennet topped Republican Joe O’Dea with 54.9 percent of the vote.

The governorship also turned blue, with Democrat Jared Polis defeating Republican Heidi Ganahl.

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A knife race with 64 votes

The race between Lauren Boebert and Adam Frisch has gone down to the wire, with the Democratic challenger now leading by just 64 votes.

By early Thursday morning, 99 percent of all votes had been reported for the US House seat in Colorado’s 3rd congressional district, with two candidates each at 50 percent of the vote.

Mr. Frisch still holds a narrow lead, with 156,746 votes to Ms. Boebert’s 156,682, though the race remains too close to call.

The Democrat enjoyed a comfortable lead over the far-right Republican, but the race has now narrowed after more right-leaning districts reported votes.

Rachel Sharp10 November 2022 10:28

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‘People want the circus to stop’

Few were picking Lauren Boebert’s congressional race to go down to the wire.

“She is the incumbent; she represents the Republican plus nine district; she outperformed Adam Frisch, so she has more money to spend on her campaign,” said Justin Gollob, professor of political science. The Independent’s Sheila Flynn.

“Her name recognition is greater than Adam Frisch’s name. Probably one of his biggest commitments at this point is the recognition of his lower name.

“All these signs point to a fairly convincing victory. So what’s really surprising, at this point, is that we’re even having a conversation about the competitiveness of this race.”

Read Sheila’s fascinating account of how Ms. Boebert’s “anger” alienated voters.

Bevan Hurley10 November 2022 09:01

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Herschel Walker and Raphael Warnock are headed to the runoff election in Georgia

Several networks predicted the race would lead to a runoff on Wednesday afternoon, December 6.

That could mean the outcome of the race and control of the upper house of Congress will once again come down to Georgia voters.

Bevan Hurley10 November 2022 07:01

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Adam Kinzinger mocks ‘loser’ Trump in grim attack

Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger mocked Donald Trump supporters Wednesday after a sponsored post on the Truth Social network claimed the former president was “prophetic” in the Bible.

“Interesting,” the Illinois Republican tweeted Wednesday. “Looks up Bible verses with ‘loser’ in them.”

Bevan Hurley10 November 2022 05:01

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Biden takes a victory lap after his halftime success

In his first comments since the midterms, Joe Biden praised the Democrats’ performance in House races and how the party held many Senate races.

“While the press and pundits are predicting a ‘giant red wave,’ it hasn’t happened,” he told reporters.

“And I know you were a bit upset by my obsessive optimism, but I felt good about the whole process.”

Bevan HurleyNovember 10, 2022 04:00

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Trump was actually the biggest winner in the midterm elections — and here’s why

When the GOP inevitably takes back the House and McCarthy cancels the Jan. 6 committee, Trump will bully and stomp on DeSantis — perhaps all the way to the Oval Office, writes Andrew Buncombe.

Bevan HurleyNovember 10, 2022 03:00

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Abortion should not have mattered in terms

In states where abortion was on the ballot, people voted overwhelmingly to support access to the procedure — and where anti-abortion candidates ran for office, voters generally disfavored them, The Independent’s Clemence Michallon writes.

“Exit polls show voters cared about abortion far more than expected: It was the second most important issue on their minds, according to an NBC News poll, behind inflation and well ahead of crime, gun policy and immigration.

“And in states where abortion was specifically on the ballot, people voted to support access to the procedure.”

Bevan HurleyNovember 10, 2022 02:00

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Abortion should not have mattered in terms

In states where abortion was on the ballot, people voted overwhelmingly to support access to the procedure — and where anti-abortion candidates ran for office, voters generally disfavored them, The Independent’s Clemence Michallon writes.

“Exit polls show voters cared about abortion far more than expected: It was the second most important issue on their minds, according to an NBC News poll, behind inflation and well ahead of crime, gun policy and immigration.

“And in states where abortion was specifically on the ballot, people voted to support access to the procedure.”

Bevan HurleyNovember 10, 2022 01:00

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Lauren Boebert mocks hours of silence after tweeting “Red tide has begun”

“The red tide has begun!” Lauren Boebert tweeted Tuesday as she congratulated fellow Republican Anna Paulina Luna, which was one of the first House races to be called by The Associated Press.

In the 5 hours since, as she followed Democratic challenger Adam Frisch, Ms. Boebert has been strangely silent.

The void is filled by her many detractors on social networks.

Johanna Chisholm has a story.

Bevan Hurley10 November 2022 00:00

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Young voters overwhelmingly supported the Democrats in the midterm elections

Voters aged 18 to 29 overwhelmingly chose Democratic candidates, according to exit polls by the National Election Fund.

According to the poll, 63 percent of voters in that age group voted for Democratic House candidates, while 35 percent voted for Republicans.

John Bowden explains how Generation Z helped Democrats stem the red tide.

Bevan HurleyNovember 9, 2022 11:30 p.m



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