Colorado 3rd Congressional District

Cortez Congressman to exit Washington stage

In 2010, Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton embarked from the small city of Cortez on a mission to pass legislation and inform Washington lawmakers about priorities and values of rural Colorado. It...

DATE: July 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

How GOP newcomer Lauren Boebert won the primary election

In a decisive Democratic primary election, former state legislator Diane Mitsch Bush prevailed over business owner James Iacino to earn a spot on the ballot for the 3rd Congressional District’s...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Challenger Lauren Boebert knocks off five-term incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton

Lauren Boebert delivered a stunning upset victory knocking off five-time incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, in Colorado’s 3rd U.S. Congressional District in the Colorado Primary Election...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coronavirus’ latest victim: Colorado’s election night watch parties

The mixed drinks. The cocktail wieners. The small talk. The joy of victory. The agony of defeat. Election night watch parties are a rite of passage for any candidate, an often-anxiety-filled...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

It’s primary day in Colorado. Here’s what to watch

This year, the typically ho-hum primary election is no sleeper in Colorado. A high-profile U.S. Senate race exploded with controversy, the streets erupted in demands for racial justice and...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Want to understand U.S. politics? Look at Colorado’s 3rd Congressional race

Who is more progressive? Who is more supportive of President Donald Trump? Who is more electable? Who can get things done in Washington? Those are the questions playing out in the Democratic and...

DATE: June 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

House Democrats pass police reform bill; Tipton votes against it

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Democrat-supported George Floyd Justice in Policing Act 236-181 on a largely partisan vote Thursday. The vote occured after Republican leaders...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Primary ballots arrive in La Plata County mailboxes

Registered voters in La Plata County should have received mail-in ballots for the upcoming June 30 primary election. Tiffany Parker, La Plata County Clerk & Recorder, said ballots were mailed...

DATE: June 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

In candidates’ forum, rivals call out Rep. Scott Tipton’s absence

As candidates prepare for the June 30 primary election, many are hoping to cast Rep. Scott Tipton as an out-of-touch millionaire more concerned with President Donald Trump than his constituents. ...

DATE: June 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Get to know the people running for U.S. House

The La Plata County League of Women Voters will host a Zoom webinar with candidates from the 3rd Congressional District for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday ahead...

DATE: June 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Restaurant owner gets top line on Republican primary ballot

The challenger to U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton is touting winning the top spot on the ballot for the June 30 Republican primary as proof voters are looking for new energy and a fresh face in Congress....

DATE: April 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

How candidates for U.S. House differ on health care, saving the economy, public lands

The coronavirus outbreak has put an end to the in-person town halls that have become a staple of political campaigns – at least for now. Gov. Jared Polis has signed an executive order that gives...

DATE: April 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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