Election 2022

Colorado’s automatic recount law triggered in Boebert-Frisch U.S. House race

BY: - December 1, 2022

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold on Wednesday formally ordered a mandatory recount of the results for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District race, pursuant to the state’s automatic recount law. In the final tabulation of unofficial results, Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert led her opponent, Democrat Adam Frisch, by a 550-vote margin out of more than […]

Close race between Lauren Boebert, Adam Frisch reshapes 2024 outlook

BY: - November 28, 2022

Democrat Adam Frisch’s narrow loss to Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert in the 3rd Congressional District came as a surprise to many political observers, as the Aspen businessman came within 600 votes of unseating the conservative and controversial congresswomen in a race that was expected to be a breeze for the incumbent. Based on precedent […]

COMMENTARY

J.D. Vance: Ohio’s new servile, self-seeking sycophant of a U.S. Senator

BY: - November 21, 2022

This commentary originally appeared in the Ohio Capital Journal. After two years of relentless lies from Donald Trump about the 2020 Election — lies that precipitated a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol to try to overturn a free and fair American election — Ohio’s newly elected U.S. Sen. J.D. Vance says it’s not the […]

COMMENTARY

Walker’s backers likely prefer DeSantis over Trump on Senate campaign trail

BY: - November 18, 2022

This commentary originally appeared in Georgia Recorder.  Donald Trump personally hand-selected Herschel Walker to be his candidate for U.S. senator, hoping that Walker would serve as the instrument through which Trump could reassert political dominance over Georgia and erase the embarrassment of his 2020 loss. So Trump wooed Walker, he flattered Walker, he publicly pressured […]

Frisch concedes to Rep. Boebert in race still destined for automatic recount

BY: - November 18, 2022

The race between Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and Democratic challenger Adam Frisch in Colorado is over. During a live announcement Friday morning, Frisch said he had conceded the race, which remains exceedingly close but not likely to change in Frisch’s favor. “I just got off the phone with Rep. Boebert,” Frisch said. “I […]

Recount expected as Boebert holds slight but healthy lead over Frisch

BY: - November 17, 2022

After almost all remaining ballots were processed in the undecided Colorado 3rd Congressional District race, the tally showed Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert ahead of Democratic challenger Adam Frisch by 551 votes. That meets the threshold for an automatic recount. It’s also well beyond the margin at which a recount would be expected to […]

Voter turnout decreased in 2022 Colorado midterms

BY: - November 17, 2022

While more than 2.5 million Coloradans voted in the 2022 midterm elections, this year saw a lower rate of voter turnout than in the last midterm election in 2018.  With 66.6% of Colorado’s active voters participating in the election, turnout naturally is less than in the 2020 presidential election, but it also fell short of […]

Pace of ballot curing quickens as Boebert-Frisch race approaches finish line

BY: - November 16, 2022

In a race still too close to call, voters in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District are resolving issues with rejected ballots ahead of a Wednesday night deadline. Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and Democratic challenger Adam Frisch more than a week after the midterm election are still in a contest for one of the few […]

El seguro médico y los temas climáticos son de máxima prioridad para Yadira Caraveo, nueva miembro del Congreso en un distrito nuevo de Colorado.

BY: - November 16, 2022

Por Quentin Young, traducido por Emma Athena Yadira Caraveo, una representante del estado de Colorado, se presentó desde un podio en el patio trasero de la casa de su niñez en el condado de Adams al norte de Denver. Sus padres, quienes emigraron de México hasta Denver cuando Caraveo estaba en el segundo grado, miraron […]

Colorado Legislature poised to be second in country with women in majority

BY: - November 16, 2022

Colorado’s state Legislature is poised to have more women than men in 2023 for the first time in the state’s history, with 51% of Colorado’s state legislators being women following the 2022 midterm elections.  Assuming several remaining close races are all called as expected, Colorado will have 39 women in the state House and 12 […]

COMMENTARY

Republicans served up ‘red wave’ Kool-Aid. Pundits drank it up.

BY: - November 15, 2022

This commentary originally appeared in the Michigan Advance. The election was four weeks out. Every sign pointed to Republican Michigan gubernatorial nominee Tudor Dixon careening toward an epic loss. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was, by all indications, running a smart campaign that connected with voters on kitchen-table issues, which does, as she often pointed out, include […]

With Boebert slightly ahead of Frisch in Colorado, the race to cure ballots is on

BY: - November 14, 2022

The extremely tight race between leader U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and Adam Frisch became a contest of cured ballots this week, as the Republican incumbent and her Democratic challenger sought to rally their voters and ensure every one of their ballots is counted. On Monday afternoon, the difference between the candidates’ vote totals remained 1,122, […]