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Politics Colorado GOP Rep. Scott Tipton defeated in primary upset

06:51  01 july  2020
06:51  01 july  2020 Source:   thehill.com

Hickenlooper aims for Colorado Democratic primary win in crucial Senate fight

  Hickenlooper aims for Colorado Democratic primary win in crucial Senate fight The winner will face Sen. Cory Gardner, one of the most endangered Republican incumbents, as the GOP clings to its slim majority.Hickenlooper is facing off against Andrew Romanoff, a former state house speaker who is running to his left.

Scott Tipton . Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado 's 3rd district. "Steamboat's McConnell defeated in District 3, Scott Tipton wins GOP congressional primary , goes on to face Rep . ^ " Rep . Scott Tipton vote spurs ire from public land supporters". durangoherald.com.

The Democratic primary for Senate tops Colorado ’s primary election slate. Only GOP Rep . Scott Tipton is facing a party opponent while two Democrats vie to run against him But a series of missteps by the former governor late in the campaign gave the apparent underdog Romanoff hope for an upset .

Colorado GOP candidate Lauren Boebert defeated Rep. Scott Tipton in the Republican primary in the state's 3rd District on Tuesday, delivering a surprise upset for the five-term GOP lawmaker.

Scott Tipton wearing a suit and tie: Colorado GOP Rep. Scott Tipton defeated in primary upset © The Hill Colorado GOP Rep. Scott Tipton defeated in primary upset

Boebert gained national recognition for her ownership of Shooters Grill, a restaurant that drew headlines for allowing its waiting staff to openly carry firearms.

The district, which spans from northwest of the state to the southeast plains, is 99 percent rural and leans Republican. It last elected a Democrat in 2008 before then-Rep. John Salazar (D) was ousted in 2010 by Tipton.

Live results for the June 30 primaries

  Live results for the June 30 primaries Voters in Colorado, Utah, and Oklahoma are casting their ballots.The biggest contest shaping up is a fierce Democratic primary race between former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and former state House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, who are competing to take on Sen. Cory Gardner (R) this fall for a seat that national Democrats view as a top target to flip control of the US Senate.

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) is introducing bipartisan legislation this week There are few places in our state that can better tell the rich history of Colorado than the Pueblo steel mill. U.S. Rep . Scott Tipton is asking congressional leaders to back President Trump's tariffs on

Only GOP Rep . Scott Tipton is facing a party opponent while two Democrats vie to run against him in November. Colorado has shifted sharply Colorado ’s two other Republican incumbents, Rep . Doug Lamborn and Rep . Ken Buck, face no primary opposition and are expected to hold on to their seats.

Tipton, who was endorsed by President Trump, becomes the second GOP lawmaker to be defeated this cycle after Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va.), though the Virginia lawmaker was defeated by Republican Bob Good at a party convention.

Among Democrats, Rep. Dan Lipinski (Ill.) was ousted in a primary earlier this year by progressive Marie Newman and last week Rep. Eliot Engel (N.Y.) appeared likely to lose his seat to progressive challenger Jamaal Bowman as votes continue to be counted.

Boebert, who is often pictured toting a gun on her hip, has run to Tipton's right, casting herself as someone who "believes in personal freedom, citizen rights, and upholding the Constitution of the United States" and is an "avid supporter" of the president.

"There is a battle for the heart and soul of our country that I intend on helping win," she says on her campaign website. "I'm running for Congress to stand up for our conservative values, address our current representatives' failed promises, and put far-left Democrats back in their place."

John Hickenlooper wins the Democratic primary for US Senate in Colorado

  John Hickenlooper wins the Democratic primary for US Senate in Colorado Former Gov. John Hickenlooper defeated Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff in the Democratic primary to face Sen. Cory GardnerGardner, who was first elected in the Republican wave midterm year of 2014, is now one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP Senators. Since then, Colorado has rapidly shifted from a swing state to a much more reliably Democratic state at the federal level.

Most of the primaries to watch in these three states will set the match-ups for competitive House and Senate 1. Another progressive looks for an upset . Progressive candidates saw some encouraging returns in last Diane Mitsch Bush wins the Democratic primary to take on GOP Rep . Scott Tipton .

Incumbent Republican Scott Tipton defeated Democratic challenger Gail Schwartz to reclaim his seat in Colorado ’s sprawling 3rd Congressional District. But Tipton has not helped the everyday people of a district that comprises most of western Colorado , said rival Schwartz. “You seen an overall

Boebert has torn into Tipton over his votes to provide coronavirus relief funds to cities like Boulder and for an agriculture bill in December that included a path to legal status for millions of undocumented immigrant workers.

"In December, Scott Tipton voted alongside Nancy Pelosi to give millions of illegal immigrants amnesty and hand them a billion of our taxpayer dollars. In April, Scott Tipton joined AOC and her Squad to bailout Boulder. In June, I plan on term-limiting Scott Tipton," Boebert said in an ad this month.

Tipton also did not spend any money this cycle on television ads, according to Federal Election Commission reports.

Boebert, who made headlines last year for challenging former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) over his gun buyback program at campaign event, has also expressed support for the QAnon conspiracy theory.

She's the second Republican backer of the theory to win a congressional primary this cycle. The theory posits that Trump and the military are working together to expose and arrest a shadowy cabal of global elites and Democratic establishment figures who control the government and run a global child sex trafficking ring.

Hickenlooper wins Colorado Senate primary

  Hickenlooper wins Colorado Senate primary The primary to pick a nominee to face GOP Sen. Cory Gardner was one of several races on the ballot Tuesday.Hickenlooper defeated Andrew Romanoff, leading him, 59 percent to 41 percent, in the early returns when The Associated Press called the race within a half-hour of the end of voting.

DENVER - Two-term congressman Scott Tipton has won the Republican primary election for Colorado 's 3rd Congressional District, defeating tea party activist Tipton is a former pottery dealer and state lawmaker from Cortez who was first elected in 2010. In that race, he defeated former Rep .

Democratic state Rep . Faith Winter upset GOP Sen. Beth Martinez Humenik, who gave Republicans their one-seat majority four years ago. U.S. Rep . Scott Tipton has won re-election, defeating former Democratic state lawmaker Diane Mitsch Busch, according to The Associated Press.

When Boebert appeared on a right-wing internet show named Steel Truth in May, she was asked her thoughts on Q, the mysterious figure who posts anonymous messages online that serve as the foundation for the theory.

"I am familiar with that," she responded. "Everything I've heard of Q - I hope this is real. Because it only means America is getting stronger and better and people are returning to conservative values."

Marjorie Taylor Greene advanced to a runoff in the Republican primary race to represent a deep-red Georgia county earlier this month, while Jo Rae Perkins, who in since-deleted tweets said she stood with Q, won the party's Oregon Senate primary.

- Chris Mills Rodrigo contributed.

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